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Extradition in international law

by I. A. Shearer

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Published by Manchester University Press, Oceana Publications in [Manchester, Eng.], [Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Extradition.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 260-277.

    Statement[by] I. A. Shearer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX4281 .S54
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 283 p.
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4466706M
    ISBN 100379004755
    LC Control Number79140186

    INTERNATIONAL LAW - A SOUTH AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE - by John Dugard, Juta and Company Ltd., P.O. BOX , Kenwyn , pages. Reviewed by Muna Ndulo* The book, International Law - A South African Perspective, provides an introduction to the rules and principles of international law. In its analysisAuthor: Muna Ndulo. Extradition is the removal of a person from a requested state to a requesting state for criminal prosecution or differently, to extradite is to surrender, or obtain surrender of, a fugitive from one jurisdiction to another. see, e.g. United States v. Alvarez-Machain, US (), and In the matter of Morris Strauss, US ().

    International Law Extradition Case Analysis Completed by University of Outline 1. Introduction 2. Example Case Study 3. Extradition proceedings and determinants 4. Understanding habeas corpus principles 5. Conclusion 6. Under both the Canada-U.S. extradition treaty and the Canadian statute, extraditable crimes must be offenses in both the United States and Canada. Wisely, the United States has not sought extradition for sanctions-busting, where U.S. law is substantially more sweeping than Canadian equivalents. Instead, the extradition request is grounded in fraud.

    EXTRADITION IN INTERNATIONAL LAW 12 (). For example, in the United States, extradition as a term of art did not become officially recognized until And in England, it would have to wait until before finally becoming a common fixture in Parliamentary circles. Id. 3.   The political exception is not required by international law, and must be clearly distinguished from provisions in domestic law or mutual legal assistance or extradition treaties that assistance of extradition may be refused if the real purpose of a request is to prosecute or persecute the person for his political opinion rather than the crime.


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Extradition in international law by I. A. Shearer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book includes a paper on the key concepts of extradition law and practice (double criminality, speciality principle, ne bis in idem, assurances) and the typical course of an international extradition case. It then outlines the 30 most famous cases of extradition in history (from Assange to Puidgemont, from Eichmann to Battisti).

International Extradition: United States Law and Practice This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of extradition to and from the United States, while making critical, theoretical and practical evaluations of these aspects and proposing alternatives/5(2).

Under International law, extradition[i] is a formal, diplomatic process by which one state requests another to effect the return of custody of a fugitive criminal[ii] for crimes punishable by the laws of the requesting State and committed outside the jurisdiction of the.

Extradition, in international law, the process by which one state, upon the request of another, effects the return of a person for trial for a crime Extradition in international law book by the laws of the requesting state and committed outside the state of itable persons include those charged with a crime but not yet tried, those tried and convicted who have escaped custody, and those convicted in absentia.

'Bringing International Fugitives to Justice provides an in-depth and very nuanced discussion of the policies and practical issues concerning extradition and the alternatives.

It excels in combining law, diplomacy, and practical aspects concerning the field. It is well researched and by: 3. LEGAL STATUS OF EXTRADITION: FROM INDIAN & INTERNATIONAL LAW PERSPECTIVE.

As per the Indian Law, the extradition of an escapee or fugitive from India to another nation or vice versa is dealt by the rules laid down in the Extradition Act, This law forms the legislative basis for extradition in India. Bringing International Fugitives to Justice is the most significant book on extradition since Cherif Bassiouni published International Extradition and World Public Order in (the book that eventually became the magisterial International Extradition: United States Law and Practice).

Sadoff’s book is welcome, not just for its general and. The Extradition Act is a complex piece of legislation and the law is constantly evolving.

Important decisions need to be made at the first hearing and while those with a background in criminal law will be familiar with some of the concepts, extradition law is a niche area which requires practitioners to have knowledge and understanding of the developing case law along with the distinct /5(2).

This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of extradition to and from the United States, while making critical, theoretical, and practical evaluations of these aspects, and proposing alternatives. The rights of individuals, balancing of states interests, and preservation of world order within the Rule of Law form the conceptual framework of this book.

The focus within U.S. In Extradition Law, Miguel João Costa offers not only an exhaustive review of this legal area and of transnational criminal law more generally, but also innovative solutions for their reform.

The book critically analyses numerous themes – from international cooperation in criminal matters to substantive criminal law and procedure, from human rights to nationality and refugee law, from Author: Miguel João de Almeida Costa.

Extradition treaties or agreements. The consensus in international law is that a state does not have any obligation to surrender an alleged criminal to a foreign state, because one principle of sovereignty is that every state has legal authority over the people within its borders.

Such absence of international obligation, and the desire for the right to demand such criminals from other. But a review of the development of extradition law worldwide over the past several decades also highlights many shortcomings in the Hong Kong government’s proposed changes.

For the past 30 years, many states have sought to better balance their treaty-based extradition obligations with their commitments under international human rights law. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxv, pages ; 26 cm: Contents: The legal framework of extradition in international law and practice --Legal bases for extradition in the United States --Asylum and extradition --Disguised extradition: the use of immigration law as alternatives to extradition --Abduction and unlawful seizure as alternatives to extradition.

Law of Extradition in India 1. LAW OF EXTRADITION BETWEEN INDIA- USA By Vijay Pal Dalmia Partner 2. Extradition may be described as the process by which one State upon the request of another surrenders to the latter any person accused or convicted for an extradition offence committed either within its jurisdiction or outside its jurisdiction.

Extradition is a formal process by which a person is surrendered by one state to another based on a treaty, reciprocity, or comity, or on the basis of national legislation.1 Most states require a treaty, whether bilateral or multilateral, and enabling national legislation.

Under International Law, the rules relating to extradition are not well established because it is an arena, which does not come solely under the field of International Law. It is considered to be a Dual law, which has both national as well as international Size: KB. The International Law Handbook was prepared by the Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs under the United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dis-semination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, pursuant to General Assembly.

International Extradition: A Guide for Judges 2 This guide provides a brief overview of extradition law, fo-cusing primarily on the extradition of fugitives from the United States.

It describes the grounds for extradition, extradition pro-ceedings, legal issues that may emerge, and related case manage-ment considerations.4 Jurisdiction and VenueFile Size: KB. Extradition law: a practitioner s guide provides a highly practical guide to extradition law for those representing requested persons.

It is written with the duty solicitor in mind, but will be of assistance to all solicitors and barristers acting in extradition proceedings, from the magistrates courts to the Supreme Court.5/5(2). Background. In the final months of British rule, Hong Kong passed laws barring the extradition to mainland China due to concerns of freedoms promised under the one-country, two-systems formula.

Beijing began plans to reverse this law almost immediately after the handover in Infive people involved in selling books critical of the Chinese government disappeared and later reappeared Considered by: Legislative Council of Hong Kong. Under International law, extradition i is a formal, diplomatic process by which one state requests another to effect the return of custody of a fugitive criminal ii for crimes punishable by the laws of the requesting State and committed outside the jurisdiction of the country where such person has taken refuge.

International extradition iii is an obligation undertaken by States in good faith Author: Faraz Alam Sagar.This book examines those aspects of the law of extradition which reveal conflicts between different legal systems and where there is a need for an improvement in procedures, either in the interest of mutual legal assistance or for the better protection of the by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 26 cm: Contents: 1.

The values, policies, and legal framework of extradition in international law and practice Legal bases for extradition in the United States Asylum and extradition Disguised extradition: the use of immigration laws as alternatives to extradition