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noun as in bail


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His attorney, James Knox, did not respond to a request for comment, but the clerk for the Rotterdam Town Court said McDermott pleaded not guilty and was released on his own recognizance.

During his appearance in court Wednesday, he said he is seeking an attorney and was released on personal recognizance.

After appearing via teleconference in federal court on Thursday, Chapman was reportedly released on his own recognizance.

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The records show he was released on personal recognizance with a requirement that he report regularly to the court’s Pre-Trial Services Agency, and a stay-away order was issued by the judge.

Keller, 38, was released last month on a personal recognizance bond and is in Colorado Springs.

He was released within the hour without a bond on his own recognizance.

Williams was released on his own recognizance over the weekend and is expected back before a judge on Feb. 9, 2015.

Addison spent four nights in jail, she told me on FaceTime during a period when she was out on her own recognizance.

Luchkiw was released on her own recognizance, as would have normally been the case in such a bust.

She was released on her recognizance and is now back on the streets.

He held it, but it was without pressure; without recognizance of the delight with which he once grasped it.

"A writ of recognizance," the fat man said, handing his paper to the captain.

Amos Jolliff discharged from his recognizance to attend as a witness.

While here we one afternoon received orders to prepare for a recognizance.

Never was there a bondsman offered more unfamiliar with the forms and ceremonies necessary to the record of the recognizance.

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On this page you'll find 99 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to recognizance, such as: bond, warrant, collateral, guarantee, pawn, and pledge.

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