Burton v. New York Central & H.R. R. Co.,
245 U.S. 315 (1917)

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Burton v. New York Central & H.R. R. Co., 245 U.S. 315 (1917)

Burton v. New York Central &

Hudson River Railroad Company

Nos. 71, 72

Argued November 21, 1917

Decided December 10, 1917

245 U.S. 315


Article IV, § 2, subdivision 2, of the Constitution places no limitation upon the power of the states to arrest in advance of extradition proceedings; with Rev.Stats., § 5278, it deals merely with the conditions under which one state may demand rendition from another and under which the alleged fugitive may resist compliance by the state upon which the demand is made.

147 App.Div. 557, 210 N.Y. 567, affirmed.

The cases are stated in the opinion.

Page 245 U. S. 316

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