rearrest – a warrantless arrest due to escape from custody, violation of parole or probation, or failure to appear in court

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1. A warrantless arrest of a person who has escaped from custody, violated parole or probation, or failed to appear in court as ordered. [1]

1. The retaking of a prisoner following his escape from custody. 5 Am J2d Arr § 78. [2]


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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations
Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931


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