Tag: Case Summary

1st Jul 2021

CASE SUMMARY: Spirache v Romania [2021] EWHC 1778 (Admin)

  Background facts The appellant Requesting State (‘RS’) appealed against the decision of the District Judge (‘DJ’) to order the Requested Person’s (‘RP’) discharge under section 20(7) of the Extradition Act 2003. The RP was sought pursuant to a conviction European Arrest Warrant (‘EAW’) for two offences of trafficking vulnerable women for prostitution for which […]

6th May 2021

What does the Supreme Court’s judgment on assurances in Zabolotnyi mean for mutual trust and recognition in a post-EAW world?

  On Friday 30 April 2021, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Zabolotnyi v The Mateszalka District Court, Hungary [2021] UKSC 14. In a unanimous decision, the five-person court upheld the Divisional Court’s decision to dismiss the appellant’s appeal against an order for his extradition to Hungary but held that its […]

1st Jun 2020

CASE SUMMARY: Cosar v Governor of HMP Wandsworth [2020] EWHC 1142 (Admin)

Background facts This case involves two applications for habeas corpus, or in the alternative, for a direction that they be treated as applications for permission to apply for judicial review. The first applicant (“C”) is the subject of a European Arrest Warrant (’EAW’) issued by the Romanian judicial authority. His extradition was ordered, and permission […]

6th Jan 2020

CASE SUMMARY: Kalinowski v Poland [2019] 12 WLUK 263

Background facts The appellant (“K”) appealed against an order for his extradition to the respondent requesting state, Poland, to face charges of causing “medium” bodily harm. The alleged offending took place in Slovenia but involved Polish citizens. K had stabbed the victim in the abdomen with a long knife. The victim was successfully treated at […]

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 […]

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