Fugitive From Justice

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Definition: Fugitive From Justice

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Dictionary Definition

n. a person convicted or accused of a crime who hides from law enforcement in the state or flees across state lines to avoid arrest or punishment. Under Article IV, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution, Governors are required to “deliver up” and return any fugitives from justice to the state where they allegedly committed the crime, a process called extradition.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Fugitive From Justice are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 28th April, 2020 | 1 Views.