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