§ 15-18-80 Issuance and delivery of warrant for execution; delivery of condemned person; return of receipt; compensation of sheriff
§ 15-18-81 Confinement until execution; certain persons may visit condemned person
§ 15-18-82 When, where, and by whom executions conducted
§ 15-18-82.1 Methods of execution; election of method; constitutionality
§ 15-18-83 Persons who may be present at execution
§ 15-18-84 Rearrest and execution of person escaping before execution
§ 15-18-85 Return of execution warrant, certificate and statements; payment for transportation of body
§ 15-18-86 Procedure when condemned female believed pregnant

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 15 > Chapter 18 > Article 5

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • circuit: means judicial circuit. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • corporation: Any corporation organized pursuant to this part. See Alabama Code 45-49-90
  • county: Mobile County. See Alabama Code 45-49-90
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • GOVERNING BODY: The Mobile County Commission or the council or other governing body of a municipality located in Mobile County. See Alabama Code 45-49-90
  • INDUSTRIAL ALCOHOL: Ethyl alcohol and alcohol denatured as provided in this chapter, but specifically excluding ethyl alcohol and denatured alcohol used in the manufacture of alternative fuel sources for motor vehicles. See Alabama Code 28-5-1
  • INDUSTRIAL PARK: Land, with such improvements as are authorized by this part, which has been determined suitable for use by more than one industrial or commercial enterprise for industrial or commercial purposes and has been acquired or is proposed to be acquired for the purpose of transferring it to one or more persons for use for industrial or commercial purposes. See Alabama Code 45-49-90
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • municipality: An incorporated city or town located within Mobile County. See Alabama Code 45-49-90
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • permittee: The person, firm, or corporation to whom the permit provided for in this chapter is issued. See Alabama Code 28-5-1
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • person: Every natural person, association, or corporation. See Alabama Code 28-3-1
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 1-1-1