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54 Massachusetts Law Quarterly 242 (1969)


The subject of Interstate Rendition is one of conspicuous unfamiliarity to the average Massachusetts lawyer. Yet, as this article indicates, the rendition hearing presents a valuable opportunity to alert defense counsel to assist the accused at a critical stage of the criminal proceeding. The author, a graduate of Harvard Law School is presently law clerk to United States District Judge Sara/h T. Hughes of the Northern District of Texas. He formerly served as Massachusetts Assistant Attorney General where he presided at numerous rendition hearings conducted by the Department of the Attorney General for the Governor.