Category: United Kingdom

12th Jan 2020

US refuses UK request to extradite Ann Sacoolas

The US has rejected the UK’s request to extradite Ann Sacoolas to face charges of death by dangerous driving, calling it ‘highly inappropriate’. Ms Sacoolas was charged in December 2019 with causing the death of Harry Dunne in August 2019. Mr Dunne, 19, was killed when his motorcycle was struck outside an RAF base in […]

20th Nov 2019

CASE SUMMARY: Wyatt v US [2019] EWHC 2978 (Admin)

Background facts The appellant appealed against the decision of District Judge Tempia to order his extradition to the United States to face trial on charges relating to alleged computer hacking with associated demands for money and the dissemination on the internet of personal medical records. At his extradition hearing the appellant submitted that the ‘forum […]

20th Nov 2019

Sweden Drops Assange Rape Investigation

Swedish prosecutors announced yesterday, 19 November that they have dropped the investigation into sexual offences allegedly committed by Julian Assange. The Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Eva-Marie Person, cited the weakening of evidence over the protracted investigative period as the reason for the decision. Notwithstanding the decision, Ms Persson made clear in her statement that […]

11th Nov 2019

Eamon Harrison faces extradition to UK from Republic of Ireland

Eamon Harrison, a 22 year old lorry driver for Northern Ireland has appeared in court facing extradition to the UK from the Republic of Ireland on charges of manslaughter, conspiracy to commit human trafficking and conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants who were discovered in a lorry […]

1st Nov 2019

France requests extradition of unlicensed medicine salesman

David Noakes, the former CEO of Immino Biotech a Guernsey based company, is facing extradition to France to face prosecution on nine charges including the marketing of unlicensed medicines. Mr Noakes was convicted by a UK court in November 2018 and sentenced to 15 months’ imprisonment. Immuno Biotech illegally made and distributed GcMAF (marketed as […]

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