- Refers to the legal procedure of requiring an individual to enter into a bond or agreement to follow court-ordered instructions, such as appearing in court
- Involves the movement of a legal case or a defendant to a different court following a decision of 'probable cause' at an initial hearing
- The act of committing a case to another court for further proceedings
- In order to ensure his presence at the trial, the judge decided to bind over the defendant.
- Upon finding probable cause, the lower court opted to bind over the case to a higher court for trial.
- The magistrate had enough evidence from the preliminary hearing to bind over the case for trial.