This category refers to extradition cases within the European Union after the entry into force of the EAW Framework Decision in 2002.

International warrant for Carles Puigdemont is dropped by Spanish judge

  A Spanish judge has dropped the international arrest warrants issued for the former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and five of his colleagues for the role they played in the 2017 illegal referendum and subsequent unilateral declaration of independence. The Supreme Court judge Pablo Llarena announced the decision a week […]

Read more

Applications open: Advanced Seminar on International Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant (III Edition)

The program consists of a series of closed-door seminars held by international extradition experts – including renowned British Solicitors and Barristers – over the course of two days (training hours: 12). A social dinner by the Lake Iseo will be hosted on Monday night. Seminars will be conducted through an […]

Read more

Ireland’s Supreme Court refuses EAW issued by the UK because of Brexit

Ireland’s Supreme Court refused to surrender Mr Thomas Joseph O’Connor to the UK last Friday over concerns about Brexit. Mr O’Connor was sentenced for tax fraud in the UK, but then fled to the UK. The Irish Supreme Court has referred a question to the European Court of Justice concerning the possibility of executing the EAW […]

Read more

The dawn of a new era in extradition law: the death of s.2 arguments?

George Hepburne-Scott considers the impact of the Supreme Court case of Goluchowski v District Court in Elblag [2016] and its impact on the interpretation of the Framework decision in UK courts with particular reference to the requirements under Article 8(1)(e) of the Framework Decision i.e. the requirement that the EAW […]

Read more

Dates available for the II edition of the Advanced Seminar on International Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant

Two-day advanced seminar on international extradition and the practice of the European Arrest Warrant.  In 2002, the EU replaced traditional extradition – based upon bilateral treaties – with the European Arrest Warrant (EAW). 13 years later, this international seminar investigates current worldwide developments in extradition law. The seminar will be held […]

Read more

Sabrina de Sousa, an Ex-CIA agent losses extradition battle in Portugal’s Supreme Court

Portugal’s Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of Sabrina de Sousa to an extradition request by Italy. De Sousa is a CIA agent convicted in absentia for her part in an “extraordinary rendition” case in Italy. Sabrina De Sousa’s only possible recourse is to appeal the ruling to the Constitutional Court […]

Read more
1 2