U.S. Approves Extradition of Former Salvadoran Colonel

In a ruling involving  war crimes committed during the Salvadoran civil war, a United States federal judge ordered the surrender of a former Salvadoran colonel accused in the murder of six Jesuit priests. Spain is the country requesting the extradition of the former officer, Inocente Orlando Montano Morales, to put him on trial […]

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Mexico formally begins extradition proceedings against ‘El Chapo’

Mexico has formally begun extradition proceedings against drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo Guzmán’, who is wanted by the United States on various arrest warrants. The leader of the Sinaloa Cartel has been notified that judicial proceedings will be conducted to determine whether he should be sent to the United States, where […]

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Portugal may extradite former CIA agent to Italy in rendition case

An appeals court in Lisbon, Portugal issued a decision Wednesday to extradite to Italy a former CIA counterterrorism officer who was one of nearly two-dozen agency operatives prosecuted and convicted on kidnapping charges in absentia in Milan in connection with the notorious rendition of a radical Egyptian cleric in 2003. Sabrina […]

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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 […]

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