Russia formally refuses to extradite Lugovoi – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 10th, 2007 in extradition, news, Russia by michael

“Russia today formally refused to extradite murder suspect Andrei Lugovoi, prompting an angry response from the British Government.”

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Daily Telegraph, 10th July 2007

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‘Unfair’ US extradition law to be reviewed – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 2nd, 2007 in extradition, news by sally

“The ‘one-sided’ extradition law between Britain and the United States is to be reviewed by Gordon Brown, it was disclosed yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd July 2007

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Hoteliers turn the tables on ‘reprehensible’ prosecutor – The Times

Posted June 29th, 2007 in extradition, news by sally

“Two elderly hoteliers won their battle against extradition to the US yesterday as a British judge suggested a prosecutor had lied to get his hands on them.”

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The Times, 29th June 2007

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Regina (Governor of Wandsworth Prison) v. Kinderis and Others – Times Law Reports

Posted June 26th, 2007 in extradition, law reports, prisons by sally

Domestic prison duty postponed

Regina (Governor of Wandsworth Prison) v. Kinderis and Others

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“Where a prisoner was remanded in custody charged with offences in England and consented to extradition under a European arrest warrant, the prison governor should keep him in custody pending extradition and any duty to deliver him to the domestic crown court was postponed.”

The Times, 26th June 2007

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Lords agree to hear Norris extradition appeal – The Times

Posted June 8th, 2007 in appeals, extradition, news by sally

“Ian Norris, the former chief executive of Morgan Crucible who is fighting extradition to the US on price-fixing charges, was thrown a lifeline today as the UK’s highest court agreed to consider his case.”

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The Times, 7th June 2007

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Hilali v. Governor of Whitemoor Prison and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted June 6th, 2007 in extradition, habeas corpus, law reports by sally

Habeas corpus ultimate remedy

Hilali v. Govenor of Whitemoor Prison and Another 

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“Where subsequent events had rendered unlawful the continued detention of a person under an extradition order, and the appeal procedure had been exhausted, the appropriate remedy was the issue of a writ of habeas corpus.”

The Times, 6th June 2007

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Firm to be sued over ‘torture flights’ – The Guardian

Posted June 4th, 2007 in extradition, news, terrorism by sally

“A former British resident being held at Guantánamo is suing a subsidiary of the Boeing corporation which he alleges was involved in arranging for him to be taken to secret American prisons around the world. Once there, he says, he was tortured.”

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The Guardian, 4th June 2007

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UK ambassador asks Moscow to extradite polonium murder suspect – The Guardian

Posted May 29th, 2007 in extradition, news, Russia by sally

“Britain’s ambassador to Moscow yesterday delivered a request for the extradition of the man suspected of murdering former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London.”

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The Guardian, 29th May 2007

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Suicide banker’s NatWest case fear – Financial Times

Posted May 24th, 2007 in extradition, inquests, news by sally

“Neil Coulbeck, the retired bank executive who could have been an important witness in the NatWest Three fraud case, feared he might “get dragged into” the affair at the time he died, his widow told an inquest on Wednesday.”

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Financial Times, 23rd May 2007

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Refusal to extradite would be within federation’s legal rights – The Times

Posted May 23rd, 2007 in extradition, news, Russia by traceydennis

“The Russian Federation is within its legal rights to refuse the extradition of Andrei Lugovoy even though it has signed up to extradition arrangements under the Council of Europe.”

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The Times, 23rd May 2007

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Banker’s inquest to throw spotlight on controversial US extradition deal – The Guardian

Posted May 21st, 2007 in extradition, news by sally

“The inquest this week into the death of a NatWest banker found hanged near his home in Woodford Green, north-east London, is likely to refocus attention on the issue of extradition of British citizens to the United States. The dead man was a colleague of the so-called NatWest Three, who were controversially extradited to the US last year to stand trial on fraud charges.”

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The Guardian, 21st May 2007

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Regina (Brown, formerly Bajinya, and Others) v. Belmarsh Prison Governor and Others – Times Law Reports

Posted May 15th, 2007 in extradition, law reports by sally

Power to extend extradition time

Regina (Brown, formerly Bajinya, and Others) v. Belmarsh Prison Governor and Others

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“Section 194(4)(b) of the Extradition Act 2003, which enabled the Secretary of State for the Home Department to modify the application of that Act where special extradition arrangements existed, permitted him to extend the 45 days specified in section 74(11) for the receipt by a judge of the request for extradition to 95 days.”

The Times, 15th May 2007

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Foreigner escapes sex case by extradition – The Times

Posted May 4th, 2007 in extradition, news, sexual offences by sally

“Two High Court judges yesterday gave warning that the extradition laws may need reform after ruling that a Lithuanian fugitive accused of attempted rape and sexual assault can avoid trial in Britain.”

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The Times, 4th May 2007

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UK/US Extradition Treaty ratified – Government News Network

Posted April 26th, 2007 in extradition, news by sally

“The United Kingdom and United States have today ratified a bilateral extradition treaty to ensure more effective arrangements to bring offenders from either state to justice.”

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Home Office press release, 26th April 2007

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Inquest date for NatWest Three death – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 19th, 2007 in coroners, extradition, news by sally

“The inquest into the death of Neil Coulbeck, who worked with the Natwest Three, has been set for May 23, 10 months after the banker was found hanged near his home.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th April 2007

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McKinnon v. Government of the United States of America and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted April 19th, 2007 in extradition, law reports by sally

Judicial distaste does not stop extradition order

McKinnon v. Government of the United States of America and Another

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“There was no abuse of the extradition process where a British defendant declined a plea bargain and, as a result, lost benefits which would have flowed from it.” 

The Times, 19th April 2007

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Long arm of US officials could put Britons in prison – The Times

Posted April 10th, 2007 in extradition, news by sally

“British businessmen could find themselves in American jails after a crackdown by the US Department of Justice on trade with ‘rogue states’, leading lawyers say.”

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The Times, 10th April 2007

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Briton loses battle to be extradited to America on computer hacking charges – The Times

Posted April 4th, 2007 in computer crime, extradition, news by sally

“A British man with an obsession with UFOs who is accused of being the “biggest military computer hacker of all time” has lost his battle to avoid extradition to the United States.”

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The Times, 4th April 2007

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UK hacker loses extradition fight – BBC News

Posted April 3rd, 2007 in computer crime, extradition, news by sally

“A British man has lost his High Court fight against extradition to the US for allegedly carrying out the ‘biggest military computer hack of all time’.”

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BBC News, 3rd April 2007

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