Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 9

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-9-23

§ 12-9-23. Guilt or innocence as subject of inquiry.

The guilt or innocence of the accused as to the crime of which he or she is charged may not be inquired into by the governor or in any proceeding after the demand for extradition accompanied by a charge of crime in legal form as provided in this chapter shall have been presented to the governor, except as it may be involved in identifying the person held as the person charged with the crime.

History of Section.
P.L. 1947, ch. 1890, § 20; G.L. 1956, § 12-9-23.