Questions tagged [extradition]

Deporting or rendering a person sought by another state for prosecution.

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Was the Dec. 2018 arrest of Huawei's CFO in Canada legal?

Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of the Chinese company Huawei was recently arrested in Canada, and is facing extradition to the US, allegedly on charges of breaking violating U.S. sanctions on Iran. The thing ...
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What is the priority of potential extraditions in Assange case?

Julian Assange has been arrested by the Metropolitan police for jumping bail and also pertaining to an extradition request from the US. Also the lawyer for one of the alleged victims of sexual ...
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Should the decision about an Extradiction be based on the Legistlation or on the Juristiction of the executing member state?

The case of the extradiction of the Spanish politician Carles Puigedemont made me wonder whether the justification of the partial non-execution of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW), decided by the ...
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Can I be arrested in US consulate for a warrant in the states?

A few years ago I came to Mexico to stay for a while. While I was here I was summoned for court in Arizona, but never appeared (because I'm in Mexico). A warrant was issued for my arrest a few months ...
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Potential indictment of Assange and jurisdiction

I was discussing this sealed indictment against Julian Assange with my wife and she was making the argument that this is not an attack against freedom of the press as granted by the Constitution. She ...
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Is it possible to get extradicted to a country you never have been to?

I'm trying to wrap my head around the MegaUpload / Kim Dotcom case for quite a while now. On twitter he claims: I never lived there I never traveled there I had no company there But ...
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Are there any legal precedents regarding the enforcement of a country's laws on its citizens abroad?

I'm asking about the United States specifically but it would be valuable to hear about other countries as well. Are there legal/constitutional arguments against the application of US laws on US ...
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Which law prevented the extradition of this Nazi war criminal?

I just watched with the greatest anger the following video about an unrepentant Nazi war criminal who has become the subject of considerable Neo Nazi worship. YouTube Link As explained therein, the ...
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In the English law, how is a conflict of interest between an extradition request and a criminal conviction solved?

This question was motivated by Julian Assange's famous case, but it is a more general question. As it is known, he currently has a conviction of 50 weeks prison term for bail jumping. Thus, England ...
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Is a person with a warrant in one US state immune in another

An individual has a warrant in two US states (Colorado and Illinois) for running away from probation for a domestic abuse/stalking issue. This person is now in Arizona. Are there systems whereby they ...
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Can the U.S demand extradition of a non-U.S national who committed a crime against a U.S national in a country other than the U.S.?

Is it true that the U.S can ask extradition of a non U.S person who has committed a crime against a U.S citizen in a country other than the U.S? I mean, I don't condone crimes but how can it possibly ...
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Would Australia extradite an Australian fugitive who escaped from an Indonesian prison?

If an Australian was convicted of committing a crime in Indonesia, then escaped from an Indonesian prison, and somehow made it back to Australian soil, would the Australian government extradite them ...
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What countries blindly protect their own citizens from extradition?

I was surprised to learn (in the background for the recent protests) that a Hong Kong resident can murder someone in Taiwan and go back to Hong Kong with no consequences (by the way, the murderer is ...
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Would Germany extradite someone for looking at blasphemous content online? Hypothetical question.

If someone watched or looked up something online that is offensive to a particular world religion, and he was in an "unfree" country and then he travelled to Germany, would Germany extradite him upon ...
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How would a city police agency get a fugitive extradited from another country?

I was watching a fake cop show on Netflix. There was a suspected murder, and the prime suspects lived in Russia. The original plan was for them to call Russia. Makes me now wonder. Suppose an actual ...
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US extradition or domestic prosecution of US based foreign cyber crime?

I’m a cybersecurity professional familiar with the extradition of foreign cyber criminals to the US. But what if the situation were flipped? Given the following scenario what would likely happen? US ...
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When can a country ask for a criminal suspect in another country to be extradited?

Most of the times in news I hear about someone doing some sort of crime and fleeing the nation and roaming freely in other nation. And the other country can't do any thing about it. What kind of BS is ...
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California requesting extradition of fugitives from a foreign country

By reading up on the law stackexchange website, I know that for California to seek extradition of any fugitives from a foreign country, it needs to go through the State Department and the Department ...
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can you get prosecuted for a crime in country(A) for a crime that took place in country (B)?

if (Bob) who lives in country(A) infringes copyright of citizens of country (B) and hacks into country(B) government servers and continues to do crime against country(B),if country (A) and country(B) ...
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Is there any legal recourse in the UK if an employee leaves with sensitive company information to a third world country? [closed]

Employee x was recently fired, who subsequently took with him lists of clients and started mailing them with damaging statements about company y. Company y spends a significant sum to get a lawyer to ...
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What happens if you commit two murders in two different countries (not your own) and is apprehended in a third country?

What happens if you commit two murders in two different countries (not your own) and is apprehended in a third country? How will the countries most likely come to an agreement, and how long might the ...
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Arrests in absense of extradition?

If country A and B has no extradition treaty, then can B arrest As citizens residing in B if A requests?
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Is it possible to get an out of state “failure to appear” for a felony case dismissed,if you are homeless?

I just need a little more time to make enough money to travel, I can't get a job with a pending felony and don't have family to just give me money, I literally am scrapping to make it out there even ...
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can I be extradited to Manchester if I am from Manitoba, Canada and commit a crime in Manchester?

Now this is hypothetical, but let's say I visit Manchester, UK, but I live in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. While in Manchester, I set a building on fire, or I murder someone. Greater Manchester police ...
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Do courts have jurisdiction over online service providers from overseas?

Consider this pretty common scenario: company (or person) A, incorporated/residing in country X, provides online services all over the world. Technically, the services do not require any physical ...
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Russian law of extradition

If a Russian hacker hacks a computer system in India, can India seek Interpol's help to get that hacker extradited to India? I mean, does Russia allow extradition of Russian nationals to other ...
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Do Colombia and Norway have an extradition treaty?

I had no success googling this and thought it would be better to try here before contacting embassies.
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Extradition and rendition

As a non-lawyer, I have an understanding of the terms in the subject line that comes from TV shows, stuff I heard somewhere, Facebook, etc. And that understanding so far is this: Rendition is the ...
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Question about extradition [closed]

I saw a video about the protests taking place in Hong Kong just a few minutes ago and it took my attention for a while, so a question about a slightly different scenario came in my mind and I'd like ...
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Copyright Infringement for using FontAwesome from other company

We are a small business in Indonesia and being the victim of falsified Copyright Infringement by big corporations. They intend to propose this case to the US court. They have claimed that I have ...
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Being extradited just for loss of time

In case a person living in a European country gets sued in an other European country because at the suer's say the interested person has committed such and such a thing against them, while it is ...