QUESTION: What procedure should a judge (and attorneys) follow when a fugitive is arrested in Minnesota and charged with being a “Fugitive from Justice” makes his/her first appearance on an in-custody or bail calendar?
The first thing a judge must do is give the fugitive a very specific “Waiver of Extradition Advisory.”
See the attached training update (2020-6) for the rest of the answer.
QUESTION: What procedure should a judge follow when a defendant, charged with being a “Fugitive from Justice,” makes a Rule 5 first appearance on an in-custody or bail calendar? This Update also includes a script that judges can follow in-court and covers procedures that apply in Habeas Corpus hearings…..
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