§ 548.011 Definitions
§ 548.021 Fugitives from justice, duty of governor
§ 548.031 Form of demand
§ 548.041 Governor may require investigation
§ 548.051 Extradition of persons imprisoned or charged in another state or who have ..
§ 548.061 Extradition of persons not present in demanding state at time of commission ..
§ 548.071 Issue of governor’s warrant of arrest — its recitals.
§ 548.081 Manner and place of execution
§ 548.091 Authority of arresting officer
§ 548.101 Rights of accused person — application for writ of habeas corpus.
§ 548.111 Penalty for noncompliance with section 548.101
§ 548.121 Confinement in jail when necessary
§ 548.131 Arrest prior to requisition
§ 548.141 Arrest without a warrant
§ 548.151 Commitment to await requisition — bail.
§ 548.161 Bail — in what cases — conditions of bond.
§ 548.171 Extension of time of commitment — adjournment.
§ 548.181 Forfeiture of bail
§ 548.191 Persons under criminal prosecution in this state at time of requisition
§ 548.201 Guilt or innocence of accused when inquired into
§ 548.211 Governor may recall warrant or issue alias
§ 548.221 Fugitives from this state — duty of governor.
§ 548.231 Application for issuance of requisition — by whom made — contents.
§ 548.241 Costs and expenses
§ 548.243 Waiver of extradition — costs, how paid — return of person, by whom.
§ 548.251 Immunity from service of process in certain civil actions
§ 548.260 Written waiver of extradition proceedings
§ 548.270 Nonwaiver by this state
§ 548.280 No right of asylum — no immunity from other criminal prosecution while in …
§ 548.290 Interpretation
§ 548.300 Short title

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 548 - Extradition

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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 such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.