§ 3041 Power of courts and magistrates
§ 3042 Extraterritorial jurisdiction
§ 3044 Complaint—(Rule)
§ 3045 Internal revenue violations
§ 3046 Warrant or summons—(Rule)
§ 3047 Multiple warrants unnecessary
§ 3048 Commitment to another district; removal—(Rule)
§ 3049 Warrant for removal
§ 3050 Bureau of Prisons employees’ powers
§ 3051 Powers of Special Agents 1 of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
§ 3052 Powers of Federal Bureau of Investigation
§ 3053 Powers of marshals and deputies
§ 3055 Officers’ powers to suppress Indian liquor traffic
§ 3056 Powers, authorities, and duties of United States Secret Service
§ 3056A Powers, authorities, and duties of United States Secret Service Uniformed Division
§ 3057 Bankruptcy investigations
§ 3058 Interned belligerent nationals
§ 3060 Preliminary examination
§ 3061 Investigative powers of Postal Service personnel
§ 3062 General arrest authority for violation of release conditions
§ 3063 Powers of Environmental Protection Agency
§ 3064 Powers of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 18 > Part II > Chapter 203

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • agency: includes any department, independent establishment, commission, administration, authority, board or bureau of the United States or any corporation in which the United States has a proprietary interest, unless the context shows that such term was intended to be used in a more limited sense. See 18 USC 6
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • department: means one of the executive departments enumerated in section 1 of Title 5, unless the context shows that such term was intended to describe the executive, legislative, or judicial branches of the government. See 18 USC 6
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • financial institution: means --

    (1) an insured depository institution (as defined in section 3(c)(2) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act). See 18 USC 20

  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • foreign government: as used in this title except in sections 112, 878, 970, 1116, and 1201, includes any government, faction, or body of insurgents within a country with which the United States is at peace, irrespective of recognition by the United States. See 18 USC 11
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 19 USC 2297
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Magistrate judges: Judicial officers who assist U.S. district judges in getting cases ready for trial, who may decide some criminal and civil trials when both parties agree to have the case heard by a magistrate judge instead of a judge.
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • organization: means a person other than an individual. See 18 USC 18
  • Postal Service: means the United States Postal Service established under title 39, and every officer and employee of that Service, whether or not such officer or employee has taken the oath of office. See 18 USC 12
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: as used in this title in a territorial sense, includes all places and waters, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, except the Canal Zone. See 18 USC 5
  • vehicle: includes every description of carriage or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on land. See 19 USC 2294
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.