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AGO Opinions with Topic: ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANT; SET BAIL; HOLD AN ARRAIGNMENT
AGLO 1973 No. 88 >  August 30, 1973
COURTS - SUPERIOR - COMMISSIONERS - ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANT; SET BAIL; HOLD AN ARRAIGNMENT
COURTS ‑- SUPERIOR ‑- COMMISSIONERS ‑- ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANT; SET BAIL; HOLD AN ARRAIGNMENT Superior court commissioners have the authority under Article IV, § 23 of the Washington state Constitution to (1) direct the issuance of a warrant when an information is filed in a criminal proceeding and (2) set bail; they may not, however, hold an arraignment.
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