Remand in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of remand.


This term is a verb.

Etimology of Remand

(You may find remand at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms).

mid-15c., from Middle French remander “send for again” (12c.) or directly from Late Latin remandare “to send back word, repeat a command,” from Latin re- “back” (see re-) + mandare “to consign, order, commit to one’s charge” (see mandate; this term is also a noun.). Specifically in law, “send back (a prisoner) on refusing an application for discharge.” Related: Remanded; remanding.


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

Remand Meaning in the U.S. Court System

The act of an appellate court sending a case to a lower court for further proceedings.

Meaning of Remand in the U.S. Legal System

Definition of Remand published by the National Association for Court Management: To send a dispute back to the court where it was originally heard. Usually it is an appellate court that remands a case for proceedings in the trial court consistent with the appellate court’s ruling.

Remand (Appellate Process)




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