Judicial Officer Authorized to Conduct the Extradition Hearing
Although it would appear from statutory language that the only judicial officer authorized to conduct the extradition hearing would be that which originally issued the warrant, the Supreme Court in 1902 held that the evidence of criminality may be heard by other judges, justices, or magistrates.
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