Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested -for failing to surrender to the court- at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He stayed there for seven years, in order to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case that has since been dropped. Ecuador’s president Lenin Moreno said it withdrew […]Read more
What is “international extradition”?
INTERNATIONAL EXTRADITION is the legal process based on a treaty, reciprocity, comity, or national law, whereby one country delivers to another, a person charged or convicted of a criminal offense against the laws of the requesting country or in violation of international criminal law in order to be tried or punished in the requesting country with respect to the crime mentioned in the request.
Why is extradition relevant?
The handling of extradition proceedings is extremely complex. The following figures will give you an idea as to why.
What do we offer?
This portal is a growing forum for extradition lawyers and scholars. It offers updates on current extardition cases, access to multiple resources to legal practitioners involved in extradition proceedings. It also serves the purpose of promoting a yearly annual reunion of extradition lawyers rom all over the world.