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extradition

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Definition the legal process of transferring a suspected or convicted criminal to another jurisdiction
  • Extradition of Columbian drug criminals to the United States has become routine.
  • The European arrest warrant has replaced extradition between EU Member States.
  • But beyond Hong Kong, a simple warrant would be of no avail; an extradition warrant would be necessary, and that would result in delays and obstacles, of which the rascal would take advantage to elude justice.
    Jules Verne  --  Around The World In Eighty Days
  • Already indexed in that mostly unwritten book is extradition.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • Holmes confessed to the fraud and agreed to be extradited to Philadelphia for trial.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • It had also been a year since the governor of Pennsylvania had agreed to extradite Wes to his home state of Maryland to await trial.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Our young men had signed waivers of extradition.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • He began to trouble concerning the extradition laws.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • Until he had secured his extradition, he would not lose sight of him for an hour.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • He would, of course, refuse, and I cannot imagine the ambassador would assist us in the matter of extradition.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • You do realize the U.S. State Department will request extradition.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Your honor, isn't it possible we could hand over the ship and cargo to the Spanish officials in the interim and begin the extradition procedures?
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • When the extradition delay struck, the situation grew too weird to broach with friends who didn't know:"I'm going to prison .... someday?"
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • (A little dreamily) Our best catch was that fella from Minnesota that chopped up his wife; we had to extradite him.
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • Legally, the U.S. Embassy could intervene and extradite guilty citizens back to the United States, where they received nothing more than a slap on the wrist.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • The truth is he had been dismissed by the collective, which then tried to have him extradited back to the States for prosecution; he had stolen hundreds of thousands from it.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • In some way or other (Conway was not a financial expert) Bryant had been monkeying on Wall Street, and the result had been a warrant for his arrest, his escape to Europe, and extradition orders against him in half a dozen countries.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • Find a neutral country that has no extradition treaty with Washington, one where there are officials who can be persuaded to grant you temporary residence so you can carry on your business activities-the term 'temporary' is extremely elastic, of course.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Upon his extradition to New York City, the New York Post ran two pictures on its front page: one of Goetz, handcuffed and head bowed, being led into custody, and one of Troy Canty — black, defiant, eyes hooded, arms folded — being released from the hospital.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Mr. Fogg had left English ground, and it was now necessary to procure his extradition!
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days

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