There are a lot of Amentan countries. Vanda Nossëo representatives are dispatched to all of them. These Elves (two with black hair, one with silver) take a shuttle down from the lightleaper to a country called Calado, and radio ahead to request permission to land at a elegant modern spaceport.
Her attorney accompanies her back to prison, explains attorney-client privilege, explains how she can file for new representation if she's dissatisfied with present representation. Presents her with all of the evidence in the case - testimony from the Elves under a truth effect, detailed and accurate to the word, with specific claims highlighted and noted as forensically verified.
"It would matter a lot if you had in this case issued a warrant. Or told them they were under arrest, or told their rescue when he showed up and asked if there was a misunderstanding that they had been arrested - or if the soldiers will be able to testify that you told them to arrest the occupants of the ship, specifically - or if you care to testify under a truth effect that you believed yourself to be issuing and executing a lawful arrest order and that they were going to get to see a judge soon."
"There are dispersal arrests, collecting people to get them quickly out of an area without the longer process of asking that would make them actually guilty of trespassing. There's security arrests, where someone is apprehended for their own safety or the security of others without a crime necessarily suspected."
"We can make a case, but ...well, firstly, you said in court today that it was a criminal arrest for possession of alien technology, though I can try to get that thrown out because you hadn't yet spoken with your counsel, and secondly the court is going to be asking itself 'if this case is straightforwardly treated as precedent, what implications does that have for any citizens or subjects of ours with the misfortune to find themselves in Calado' and they will consider 'there are lots of people in Calado empowered to deprive them of their liberties without due process or any process, indefinitely, without even communicating to them that they are under arrest' an undesirable outcome."