remand (someone or something) to (something or some place)(redirected from remand them to)
remand (someone or something) to (something or some place)
1. To order that someone be placed in or returned to the legal custody of some person, place, or group. A noun or pronoun is used between "remand" and "to." Given the evidence suggesting a flight risk, the judge remanded the suspect the sheriff's office to await trial. Mr. Foster, you have been found guilty by a unanimous jury. I am remanding you to the state penitentiary until it comes time for your sentencing.
2. To order that something be returned to a lower court for further or additional proceedings. A noun or pronoun is used between "remand" and "to." The appeals court set aside the judgment and remanded the case to the trial court for a completely new hearing. Rather than remand it to the state court, the federal court decided to dismiss the case outright.
See also: remand