Category: United States

16th Feb 2021

Ghosn accomplices can be extradited

  On 11 February 2021, the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit refused an emergency motion, filed on behalf of Michael and Peter Taylor, to stay their extradition to Japan pending an appellate review. Michael Taylor, a former member of the US special forces, and his son are sought by Japanese authorities for […]

1st Feb 2021

Arif Naqvi can be extradited to the US, court rules

Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot, the Chief Magistrate, sitting at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 28 January 2021, rejected the arguments put forward by Arif Naqvi’s legal team against his extradition and ordered the case to be sent to the Secretary of State for a decision as to whether he should be extradited. Mr Naqvi, the […]

4th Jan 2021

Julian Assange discharged from US extradition proceedings

District Judge Vanessa Baraitser sitting at the Central Criminal Court on 4 January 2020 has ordered the discharge of Julian Assange in extradition proceedings brought by the United States’ Government on the grounds that his mental condition is such that it would be oppressive to order his extradition. Mr Assange is requested by the US […]

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