true bill

Definition of "true bill"
  1. A grand jury's verdict that the evidence in a prosecutor's indictment is enough to charge the defendant with a crime, leading to the indictment being forwarded to the trial court
How to use "true bill" in a sentence
  1. The grand jury delivered a true bill, permitting the criminal case to proceed.
  2. A true bill from the grand jury pushed the indictment to the trial court.
  3. The absence of a true bill can result in the dismissal of an indictment.

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