Archive for the 'warrants' Category

Trivial cases undermining European arrest warrants, warns Brussels – The Guardian

“The cross-border pursuit of bicycle thieves, piglet rustlers and those accused of trivial offences is damaging the credibility of the European arrest warrant, according to a report from Brussels.”

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The Guardian, 10th April 2011


#Without Prejudice – The Law Podcast 1: Assange, EAW, British Bill of Rights, Oversupply of lawyers and Silk – Charon QC

“We covered a great deal of ground in this first episode of this round the table podcast: Assange verdict on extradition, European Arrest Warrants – The British Bill of Rights and the ECHR – The oversupply of lawyers …and we even had time to consider Garrow’s Law and Silk the BBC tv dramas on law and lawyers.”


Charon QC, 24th February 2011


“Charon QC” is the blogging pseudonym of Mike Semple Piggot, editor of insitelaw newswire.

Julian Assange extradition decision: full judgment – The Guardian

“Read the judgment ordering the Wikileaks founder to be extradited to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault.”

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The Guardian, 24th February 2011


Julian Assange should face extradition, judge rules – Daily Telegraph

“WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden to face sex offence charges, a judge ruled today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th February 2011


Julian Assange is very likely to be extradited, says Matrix barrister – The Guardian

“It is ‘very likely’ that a senior district judge will order the extradition of Julian Assange to Sweden to face sexual assault charges, a barrister at Matrix Chambers predicted this week.”

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The Guardian, 23rd February 2011


The Julian Assange case: a mockery of extradition? – The Guardian

“The European arrest warrant is being used to have thousands of people flown out to face charges that wouldn’t stick in the UK.”

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The Guardian, 14th December 2010


O’Connell v Judicial Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife – WLR Daily

O’Connell v Judicial Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife [2010] WLR (D) 26

“It was unjust or oppressive by reason of the passage of time, within the meaning of s 14 of the Extradition Act 2003, to order pursuant to a European arrest warrant the extradition of a person to serve the balance of a sentence of imprisonment after his sentence had twice been extended on appeal, rendering him unlawfully at large, where the requesting authority had without good reason delayed issuing the warrant for a significant period of time.”

WLR Daily, 21st October 2010


Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

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