Manual for United States Commissioners

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Page 19 - If from the evidence it appears to the commissioner that there is probable cause to believe that an offense has been committed...
Page 44 - Failure by any person without adequate excuse to obey a subpoena served upon him may be deemed a contempt of the court from which the subpoena issued.
Page i - ... the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Supreme Court Building, Washington, DC 20544.
Page 44 - A resident of the district in which the deposition is to be taken may be required to attend an examination only in the county wherein he resides or is employed or transacts his business in person, or at such other convenient place as is fixed by an order of court.
Page 45 - ... for ordering the removal of the defendant, the judge shall issue a warrant of removal to the district where the prosecution is pending.
Page 49 - His liability may be enforced on motion without the necessity of an independent action. The motion and such notice of the motion as the court prescribes may be served on the clerk of the court who shall forthwith mail copies to the surety if his address is known.
Page 42 - ... by delivering a copy of the summons and of the complaint to an agent authorized by appointment or by law to receive service of process.
Page 47 - If it appears that the property taken is not the same as that described in the warrant, or that there is no probable cause for believing the existence of the grounds on which the warrant was issued, the magistrate must cause it to be restored to the person from whom it was taken.
Page 43 - A subpoena may also command the person to whom it is directed to produce the books, papers, documents, or tangible things designated therein; but the court, upon motion made promptly and in any event at or before the time specified in the subpoena for compliance therewith, may (1) quash...
Page 7 - An officer making an arrest under a warrant issued upon a complaint or any person making an arrest without a warrant shall take the arrested person without unnecessary delay before the nearest available commissioner or before any other nearby officer empowered to commit persons charged with offenses against the laws of the United States. When a person arrested without a warrant is brought before a commissioner or other officer, a complaint shall be filed forthwith.

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