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1822. 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; JM 9-69.600]

Updated January 17, 2020