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What is extradition?


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2017-11-01 08:50:57
2017-11-01 08:50:57

It is called the surrender of an accused or convicted person by one state or country to another (usually under the provisions of a statute or treaty)
Legal surrender of a fugitive to the jurisdiction of another state, country, or government for trial.

It's when you're turned back over to the place where you committed a crime. For example, if you commit a crime somewhere in the U.S., and you flee to Canada, the Canadians can deport you back to the U.S., and that would be extradition. Same goes for states and counties.


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