hand up

Definition of "hand up"
  1. The legal process of presenting an accusation or charge, like an indictment, to a judge or a senior judicial figure
How to use "hand up" in a sentence
  1. The district attorney decided to hand up the indictment to ensure a fair trial.
  2. The public prosecutor will hand up the fraud charges to the court tomorrow.
  3. Due to the gravity of the allegations, the prosecutor had to hand up the indictment to a higher judicial authority.

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