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CRIMINAL CHARGE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

An accusation of crime, formulated in a written complaint, information, or indictment, and taking shape in a prosecution. U. S. v. Patterson, 150 U. S. G5. 14 Sup. Ct. 20. 37 L. Ed. 999; Eason v. State, 11 Ark. 482.


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