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  Execution (legal) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Execution is the killing of a convicted criminal as a deliberate legalact.
Execution can be legal, if preceded by a judicial process or in accordance with appropriate law (see capital punishment), or illegal, such as killing of hostages.
Formal military executions are typically by firing squad (for violations of orders in wartime or the laws of war) or by hanging (typically for cowardice, or commission of atrocities or other crimes).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Execution_(legal)   (296 words)

Where an execution creditor requests the district judge responsible for executing a warrant to withdraw from possession, he shall, subject to the following paragraphs of this rule, be treated as having abandoned the execution, and the court shall mark the warrant as withdrawn by request of the execution creditor.
Where a warrant of delivery is issued, the judgment creditor shall be entitled, by the same or a separate warrant, to execution against the debtor's goods for any money payable under the judgment or order which is to be enforced by the warrant of delivery.
Where a warrant of possession is issued, the judgment creditor shall be entitled, by the same or a separate warrant, to execution against the debtor's goods for any money payable under the judgment or order which is to be enforced by the warrant of possession.
www.number7.demon.co.uk /YAWS/ccr/ccr-26.htm   (1598 words)

 Execution warrant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An execution warrant is a warrant which authorizes the execution or capital punishment of an individual.
An execution warrant is typically issued by an executive officer rather than by a judicial officer only in a dictatorship or totalitarian regimes.
Judges issue execution warrants when they sentence a person to death after trial and conviction.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Execution_warrant   (89 words)

 Execution warrant -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
An execution warrant is a (A writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts) warrant which authorizes the (Putting a condemned person to death) execution or (Putting a condemned person to death) capital punishment of an individual.
typically issued by an executive officer rather than by a judicial officer only in a (A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)) dictatorship or (Click link for more info and facts about totalitarian) totalitarian regimes.
Judges issue execution warrants when they sentence a person to death after ((law) legal proceedings consisting of the judicial examination of issues by a competent tribunal) trial and ((criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed) conviction.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/ex/execution_warrant.htm   (163 words)

 Department for Constitutional Affairs - Magistrates' Courts - Transfer of Warrant Execution: Post Implementation Review
The Transfer of Warrant Execution Project commenced in March 2000 and was overseen by a project board comprising the main stakeholders to the transfer.
The decision to transfer responsibility for warrant execution from the police to the Magistrates' courts was in part a response to the low priority afforded by the police to warrant execution, and in part a move to enable MCCs to control the whole enforcement process.
Although 64% of youth bail warrants and 51% of adult bail warrants have been executed or withdrawn, the percentage of adult bail warrants executed within 28 days of issue, and the percentage of youth bail warrants executed within 14 days of issue, were both significantly lower.
www.dca.gov.uk /magist/warrant/warexe.htm   (9727 words)

 Capital Defender Office - Statute Correct   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Such warrant shall state the conviction and sentence, appoint a week on which the sentence shall be executed, and command the commissioner to execute the sentence within that week.
From the time of the delivery of the warrant and until the imposition of the punishment of death upon the convicted person, unless discharged from the sentence, such person may, in the commissioner's discretion, either be kept isolated from the general prison population in a designated institution or confined as otherwise provided by law.
Prior to the execution, the convicted person shall be given the opportunity to decide in writing to whom his or her body shall be delivered after the execution.
www.nycdo.org /statute_correct.html   (2010 words)

His Worship held that the warrant "appears regular on its face in the ordinary form", although noting that the prescribed form was not well adapted to the circumstances of this case.
A warrant of execution against goods binds the property in the goods of the execution debtor as from the time the warrant is delivered to the Sheriff (which expression includes any officer charged with the enforcement of the warrant): Sale of Goods Act 1972 (NT) ss5 and 29.
They turned on the point that the distress sought to be executed did not authorise entry into the premises because the implied license of the occupier for lawful entry had been withdrawn either by the locking of the outer doors or windows or by physical resistance.
www.nt.gov.au /ntsc/doc/sentencing_remarks/0/98/0/NS001200.htm   (5211 words)

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(b) Revocation of warrant where defendant pregnant.-If after medical examination, it shall appear to the satisfaction of the Governor that a female defendant, sentenced to the punishment of death, is pregnant, the Governor shall revoke the warrant previously issued for the execution of the defendant.
Disposition of body after execution Upon application of the relatives of the person convicted, the body after execution shall be returned to their address and at their cost, otherwise burial shall be provided for as such warden shall arrange and determine.
The warden aforesaid must prepare and sign a certificate, setting forth the time and place of execution, and that the execution was conducted in conformity to the sentence of the court, and the provisions of this subtitle, and must request all persons present and witnessing the execution to sign and certificate.
www.sailor.lib.md.us /md/docs/death_pen/appendix.a.txt   (8209 words)

 POLICY AND PROCEDURE # 46 Service of Legal Process
A warrant is to be returned to the warrant file after appropriate attempts to execute the warrant have been unsuccessful and will be filed in the warrant file until: (1) the warrant is canceled by the court; (2) executed by an officer; or (3) reassigned for additional attempts at execution.
Generally, warrants for subjects residing outside Charleston, but in South Carolina, may be forwarded to the appropriate local law enforcement agency with a request for their assistance in its execution.
Execution of warrants for fugitives from this state or upon fugitives from another state must be made in compliance with SC Code of Laws, Section 17-9-10.
www.musc.edu /publicsafety/policies/PP46.html   (1811 words)

 Wilson v. Layne
While executing a warrant to arrest petitioners' son in their home, respondents, deputy federal marshals and local sheriff's deputies, invited a newspaper reporter and a photographer to accompany them.
The warrant made no mention of such a media "ride-along." The officers' early morning entry into the home prompted a confrontation with petitioners, and a protective sweep revealed that the son was not in the house.
Hicks, 480 U. Certainly the presence of the reporters, who did not engage in the execution of the warrant or assist the police in their task, was not related to the objective of the authorized intrusion, the apprehension of petitioners' son.
cl.bna.com /cl/19990526/9883.htm   (7080 words)

 Guidelines for Execution of Search Warrants by Australian Federal Police on Behalf of Australian Government Departments ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
The AFP executing officer will at all times be responsible for the search warrant execution, seizure of evidential material/items and shall remain in control of the warrant and premises.
In situations other than where the warrant is to be executed by prearranged consent with the occupier of the premises, a minimum of two AFP officers (in addition to the Department/Agency case officer who swore the information for the warrant) should be present for the execution process.
However, if the executing officer believes it is appropriate to identify other members of the search team, he or she should identify and announce the "Constable/s Assisting" upon execution of the warrant.
www.afp.gov.au /afp/page/GovCorporate/warrants.htm   (3707 words)

 Applications to suspend warrant of execution
If your objection is on other grounds and you require the court bailiff to execute the warrant, the court will fix a date of hearing before the district judge.
Where a warrant of execution is suspended by order of a court officer either party may apply for the order to be reconsidered.
The date of priority for a warrant that is reissued following suspension depends on the circumstances surrounding the suspension.
www.hmrc.gov.uk /manuals/recmanual/rec4515.htm   (303 words)

All requests for issuance of writs of execution and other process for the enforcement of judgments shall be made in writing to the clerk at the principal location of the court.
The warrant shall be in the form set forth in Appendix XI-Q to these Rules and, except for good cause shown and upon such other terms as the court may direct, shall be executed by a Special Civil Part Officer or Sheriff only between the hours of 7:30 a.m.
If the warrant for arrest is not executed within 24 months after the date of the entry of the order authorizing it, both the order and the warrant shall be deemed to have expired and to be of no further effect.
www.judiciary.state.nj.us /rules/r6-7.htm   (1961 words)

 The Enforcement of Road Traffic Debts Order 1993
—(1) A warrant of execution in the nature of a writ of fieri facias may be issued by the authority where a request for that purpose has been sealed by the proper officer of the county court in accordance with rules of court.
Where goods seized in execution by an enforcement officer are sold without any claims having been made to them, nothing in section 98 shall entitle a person to recover against the district judge for any sale of the goods or for paying over the proceeds prior to the receipt of a claim to the goods.
—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a warrant of execution against goods issued by an authority shall bind the property in the goods of the respondent from the time at which the warrant was issued to the enforcement officer.
www.hmso.gov.uk /si/si1993/Uksi_19932073_en_1.htm   (1417 words)

 Search and Seizure-Search Warrant Execution
Insofar as the warrant authorized searching all persons present, it was unconstitutionally general because the affidavit did not reflect that drug trafficking was the sole activity of the house; thus, police could not rely on the warrant to search Horn.
KSA 22-2509 authorizes the search of persons present during execution of search warrants to prevent the disposal/concealment of anything described in the warrant; this warrant described drugs; police had probable cause the occupants had drugs; and exigent circumstances justified the search.
First, officers were executing a valid warrant; the occupants of the premises fled when police announced their presence; and money and paraphernalia were in plain view.
www.kletc.org /DW_legal/Search_warrant.html   (566 words)

 Poland v. Stewart
Once a new execution date is set (and the claim is again ripe), the State could hold a competency hearing in state court.
The execution would again be "imminent," the claim would again ripen, only to be subject to another stay that would render the petition unripe.
That is, a determination of a petitioner's competency (measured in proximity to a previous execution date) is indeed moot, although perhaps not irrelevant, to a determination of competency at another time (in proximity to a different execution date) several months later.
cl.bna.com /cl/19990331/1891.htm   (3141 words)

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But it is the Warrant of Execution, and only the Warrant of Execution, that gives the Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice-Institutional Division the necessary “due process of law” and “due course of the law of the land” authority to carry out any specific execution.
The Warrant of Execution for JOSE ELIJIO DE LA CRUZ issued on February 2, 1999 by Nueces County District Clerk Oscar Soliz was not lawful.
In Texas an execution date is set by the presiding judge of the original trial court, and the associated Warrant of Execution is issued by the clerk of the same original trial court.
www.thezephyr.com /gwbush.doc   (6333 words)

 State v. Griess, A-01-1126, 11 Neb. App. 389   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
A sheriff may not adopt an execution procedure against a motor home which deprives a judgment debtor of the right to be free from a warrantless search of his or her home.
On March 27, 2000, an order of execution was issued by the clerk of the Fillmore County District Court to the sheriff to be levied upon Griess' property to enforce a civil judgment held against Griess.
The writ of execution may or may not trump Griess' expectation of privacy, or he may or may not have waived his expectation of privacy, but he rather clearly had such an expectation before the sheriff came to his home on June 27, 2000.
www.nol.org /home/ncpa/ctopinio/A01-1126.htm   (4570 words)

 Execution Planned for Daytime   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
In the event that a last minute stay of execution is granted, the State would have the remaining time to seek a reversal of the stay, and still be able to carry out the execution on the date of the state Supreme Court's warrant.
Although midnight executions were beneficial to prison management because the inmates were locked down for the night, other issues arose relating to the availability of witnesses, state officials, and more importantly, judges who would have to be awakened at late night or early morning hours to hear arguments for or against a stay of execution.
Each future warrant of execution by the state Supreme Court will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and discussed with the Criminal Appeals Division of the Attorney General's Office to determine whether the execution should be scheduled by the Corrections Director at midnight, or later in the day.
www.adc.state.az.us /news052098.htm   (440 words)

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The reporters were not otherwise involved in the execution of the warrant.
Wilson's parents sued the law enforcement officers, claiming that the presence of the media during the warrant execution process violated the parents' Fourth Amendment right to be free from an unreasonable search and seizure.
It is, however, "a violation of the Fourth Amendment for police to bring media or other third parties into a home during the execution of a warrant when the presence of the third parties in the home was not in aid of the execution of the warrant".
www.jus.state.nc.us /NCJA/layne.htm   (921 words)

Even when authorized by such a no-knock warrant, however, a no-knock entry might nonetheless violate the Fourth Amendment if the officers' have actual knowledge that the circumstances that justified the no-knock authorization no longer exist at the time the warrant is executed.
Singer maintains that the officers' execution of the warrant was unconstitutional because the police officers were aware of facts suggesting that no exigent circumstances existed to justify their unannounced entry.
If the warrant authorizes a no-knock entry, officers may forego announcement unless between the time of the issuance of the warrant and its execution new information has come to the officers' attention that would obviate the need to enter without complying with the rule of announcement.
www.usdoj.gov /olc/noknock.htm   (4006 words)

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A search warrant shall be executed as soon as practicable within the conditions stated in state law.
The supervisory officer shall ensure that the entire search warrant execution process is documented, from beginning to end, and continued until the search team leaves the premises.
The police executive is advised to refer to all federal state and municipal statutes ordinances, regulations and judicial and administrative decisions to ensure that the policy he or she seeks to implement meets the unique needs of the jurisdiciton.
www.mopca.com /members/documents/vol1/modserch.txt   (830 words)

 ABC News: Ky. Gov. May Have Medical License at Risk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
On Nov. 8, Fletcher signed a death warrant for 51-year-old Thomas Clyde Bowling, convicted of shooting to death the husband-and-wife owners of a dry cleaning business outside their store in 1990.
The AMA guidelines forbid doctors to actively take part in an execution or to take any "action which would directly cause the death of the condemned" or "which would assist, supervise or contribute" to the death of the inmate.
For example, it would not be illegal in California for a physician to participate in an execution, according to Candis Cohen, spokeswoman for the Medical Board of California.
abcnews.go.com /US/wireStory?id=263818   (755 words)

 Warrant - Waco Search Warrant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
Warrant Officers pilot UH-60 Black Hawk, CH-47 Chinook, Soldiers gain these piloting skills in the Warrant Officer Flight Training (WOFT) program.
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Search warrant and related documents for the February 25th, 1993 raid on the Branch Davidians.
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 Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Signs Execution Warrant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-26)
On April 11, 1997, a warrant was issued scheduling Cox's execution for May 1, 1997.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court stayed the execution on April 21, 1997 pending the resolution of Cox's certiorari petition to the United States Supreme Court.
On December 17, 1997, a second warrant was issued scheduling Cox's execution for January 15, 1998.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/01-20-2005/0002866329&EDATE=   (242 words)

HARRISBURG: Gov. Edward G. Rendell today signed a warrant for the execution by lethal injection of Jose DeJesus of Philadelphia County.
In August 1999 DeJesus was convicted and sentenced to die for gunning down a rival drug dealer and an innocent pregnant bystander on a crowded street in Philadelphia.
This is the second death warrant signed by Gov. Rendell.
www.cor.state.pa.us /press/lib/press/press-gov._rendell_signs_dejesus_warrant_02-27-2003.htm   (127 words)

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