material witness warrant

Definition of "material witness warrant"
  1. An order given for the apprehension of a valuable witness to ensure their presence at trial and prevent them from escaping before providing evidence
How to use "material witness warrant" in a sentence
  1. The prosecutor sought a material witness warrant when they realized their main evidence holder was planning to leave the state.
  2. The court issued a material witness warrant to guarantee that the crucial observer will not abscond before testifying.
  3. The law enforcement had to enforce a material witness warrant to secure the testimony of a key eyewitness in a crucial case.

Provide Feedback
Browse Our Legal Dictionary
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z