Definition of INDORSEMENT


INDORSEMENT

crin. law, practice. When a warrant for the arrest
of a person charged with a crime has been issued by a justice of
the peace of one county, which is to be executed in another county,
it is necessary in some states, as in Pennsylvania, that it should
be indorsed by a justice of the county where it is to be executed:
this indorsement is called backing. (q. v.)

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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