When an order for the removal of a trial is made, the clerk of court must make out a transcript of all the entries, orders and proceedings in the case, including the organization of the grand jury, the indictment, the endorsements thereon, all the entries relating thereto, the undertakings or recognizances of the defendant, all the orders and judgments thereon and the order for the removal of the trial. He must attach his certificate thereto and forward the package under seal by a special messenger, by express, by registered or certified mail or deliver it in person to the clerk of the court to which the trial is ordered to be removed. He must also enclose in the package and forward or deliver in the same manner the original subpoenas in the case.

(Code 1852, §657; Code 1867, §4209; Code 1876, §4914; Code 1886, §4488; Code 1896, §5312; Code 1907, §7854; Code 1923, §5583; Code 1940, T. 15, §271.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 15-2-25

  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.