Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who is under arrest.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Scots law, the person in whose hands an arrestment is laid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Scots Law) The person in whose hands is the property attached by arrestment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a person who is under arrest.

Etymologies

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From arrest and -ee.

Examples

  • The court held that arresting officers may search a vehicle incident to arrest only if the arrestee is within reaching distance of the passenger compartment at the time of the search, or if the officers have a reasonable belief that the vehicle contains evidence of the crime for which the person is being arrested.

    Sui Generis--a New York law blog

  • The court held that arresting officers may search a vehicle incident to arrest only if the arrestee is within reaching distance of the passenger compartment at the time of the search, or if the officers have a reasonable belief that the vehicle contains evidence of the crime for which the person is being arrested.

    Supreme Court

  • The court held that arresting officers may search a vehicle incident to arrest only if the arrestee is within reaching distance of the passenger compartment at the time of the search, or if the officers have a reasonable belief that the vehicle contains evidence of the crime for which the person is being arrested.

    Sui Generis--a New York law blog:

  • The court held that arresting officers may search a vehicle incident to arrest only if the arrestee is within reaching distance of the passenger compartment at the time of the search, or if the officers have a reasonable belief that the vehicle contains evidence of the crime for which the person is being arrested.

    Constitutional Issues

  • The court held that arresting officers may search a vehicle incident to arrest only if the arrestee is within reaching distance of the passenger compartment at the time of the search, or if the officers have a reasonable belief that the vehicle contains evidence of the crime for which the person is being arrested.

    Daily Record--Legal Currents Column

  • The court held that arresting officers may search a vehicle incident to arrest only if the arrestee is within reaching distance of the passenger compartment at the time of the search, or if the officers have a reasonable belief that the vehicle contains evidence of the crime for which the person is being arrested.

    A Confounding Victory

  • The court held that arresting officers may search a vehicle incident to arrest only if the arrestee is within reaching distance of the passenger compartment at the time of the search, or if the officers have a reasonable belief that the vehicle contains evidence of the crime for which the person is being arrested.

    Criminal Law

  • In this case the arrestee is a Moslim, not a Christian.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Alleged Religion-Based Attack in California

  • Eventually, I refined my system, so that a new 'arrestee' was arriving every two hours, just as the previous one was leaving, more often than not with a spring in his step after having found out the accusations against him were baseless or unproveable.

    The Policeman's Blog

  • Eventually, I refined my system, so that a new 'arrestee' was arriving every two hours, just as the previous one was leaving, more often than not with a spring in his step after having found out the accusations against him were baseless or unproveable.

    The Policeman's Blog

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    October 28, 2009