Extradition, Fugitive From Justice: Maine’s Process, Your Options

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Extradition is not a criminal charge, it’s the way that a court in one state can hold a person as they await transportation to another place where they face criminal prosecution. Extradition proceedings put the defendant in a very difficult position: while the Maine Court has the authority to hold them in jail, it does not have jurisdiction over the charges that got the person in trouble. Still, the detained person has rights and Maine’s law requires that the state demanding extradition prove that extradition is appropriate.
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