The defendant must be tried in the court to which the case is removed on the copy of the indictment certified pursuant to Section 15-2-25; and such court may, if necessary and on a proper showing, order the clerk of the court in which the indictment was found to correct any mistake in the transcript or to certify any portion of the record which he may have omitted.

(Code 1852, §659; Code 1867, §4211; Code 1876, §4916; Code 1886, §4490; Code 1896, §5314; Code 1907, §7857; Code 1923, §5586; Code 1940, T. 15, §274.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 15-2-26

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • 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.