Assange: does it matter if ministers mislead Parliament? – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted May 31st, 2012 in EC law, extradition, news, warrants by tracey

“Today, the Supreme Court held that Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden for alleged rape. This is subject to further submissions on one point (concerning the Vienna Convention on Treaties), well covered by Joshua Rozenberg in his post on the lively proceedings when the judgment was handed down. The whole of the appeal turned on one technical point, simple to state, but it took the Court 266 paragraphs to answer. Was the European Arrest Warrant which triggered the extradition request signed by a ‘judicial authority,’ given that it was signed by a prosecutor?”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 31st May 2012