Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Fleeing to avoid arrest for crime.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In criminal law. The act of one under acousation, who evades the law by voluntarily withdrawing himself. It is presumptive evidence of guilt. U. S. v. Candler (D. 0.) 65 Fed. 312.