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- CRIMINAL LAW AND PRACTICE – ARRAIGNMENT – Taking of plea – Whether taking of plea of the defendant in block vitiates the proceedings – Need to be treated as a mere irregularity
PATRICK EZERIKE V. THE STATE (2022-LCER-46643-SC) “It is settled that that while the proper procedure…
- CLIMINAL LAW AND PRACTICE – Arraignment – Nature of arraignment
“Arraignment takes the form of the charge being read over and explained to the accused…
- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE - Arraignment - Taking of the plea of an accused in a criminal trial - Importance of plea or arraignment - Effect of non-compliance with the requirements of a valid arraignment
"The proper arraignment of an accused person is the most important aspect of a criminal…