Luchkiw was released on her own recognizance, as would have normally been the case in such a bust.
The day after that, Strauss-Kahn was released from house arrest on his own recognizance.
He was released within the hour without a bond on his own recognizance.
Addison spent four nights in jail, she told me on FaceTime during a period when she was out on her own recognizance.
“After two days they let me out on my own recognizance,” she says.
All actions for debt upon any recognizance, shall be commenced within twenty years after the cause of action arose.
"A writ of recognizance," the fat man said, handing his paper to the captain.
If a negro received liberty by will, recognizance should be entered into by the executor immediately.
Amos Jolliff discharged from his recognizance to attend as a witness.
It was a reprehensible affair, but he was released upon his own recognizance.
early 14c., reconisaunce, "a bond acknowledging some obligation binding one over to do some particular act," from Old French reconissance "acknowledgment, recognition" (12c., Modern French reconnaissance), from reconoiss-, present participle stem of reconoistre (see recognize). Related: Recognizant.