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Criminal Resource Manual 1822 Elements Of The Offense Of Escape From Custody Resulting From Civil Commitment (28 U.S.C. 1826(c))


Elements of the Offense of Escape from Custody Resulting from Civil Commitment (28 U.S.C. § 1826(c))

There are three elements necessary to constitute a violation of 28 U.S.C. § 1826(c): (1) an escape or attempted escape or the aiding of an escape or attempted escape; (2) from custody; and (3) when such custody is pursuant to civil commitment either under 28 U.S.C. § 1826 or 18 U.S.C. §  4243.

[cited in Criminal Resource Manual 1810; Criminal Resource Manual 1818; USAM 9-69.600]

Updated February 19, 2015