Category: United States

27th Sep 2017

Ex-FIFA Vice-President Jack Warner loses JR of extradition process

A Trinidadian court has dismissed the judicial review brought by Jack Warner, former minister and Vice-President of FIFA, challenging the legality of the extradition proceedings against him. He currently faces extradition to the United States, where he is charged with wire fraud, racketeering, and money laundering. In his ruling, Justice James Aboud acknowledged Warner’s argument […]

15th Sep 2017

Bipartisan bill would reform US MLA process

A bipartisan bill has been reintroduced to the US House of Representatives, which if passed would reform the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) process to increase accessibility and transparency, and require the Attorney General to create an online docketing system for MLAT requests. The International Communications Privacy Act would also authorise US law enforcement with […]

15th Sep 2017

US Court dismisses Joaquín Guzmán’s extradition challenge

A US Court has dismissed narcotics Kingpin Joaquín Guzmán’s claim that he was improperly extradited from Mexico to the US. Mr Guzmán claimed that because the extradition agreement with Mexico provided for him to be tried in either Texas or California it was improper for him to be tried in New York. However, the Government […]

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