2020 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - Criminal Procedure.
Chapter 6 - Peace Proceedings and Proceedings to Preserve Order.
Article 1 - General Provisions.
Section 15-6-3 - Offense Committed or Threatened in Presence of Judge.
Offense committed or threatened in presence of judge.
Any person who, in the presence of a judge, commits or threatens to commit an offense against the person or property of another or contends with another with angry words may be ordered, without process, to enter into an undertaking to keep the peace for a term not exceeding 12 months and, in event of refusal, may be committed as in other cases.
(Code 1852, §424; Code 1867, §3973; Code 1876, §4043; Code 1886, §4697; Code 1896, §5178; Code 1907, §7537; Code 1923, §5155; Code 1940, T. 15, §418.)