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24th Feb 2022

CASE SUMMARY: Craig (Appellant) v Her Majesty’s Advocate (for the Government of the United States of America) and another (Respondents) (Scotland) [2022] UKSC 6

Background On 23 February 2022, the Supreme Court allowed an appeal by Mr. James Craig, challenging the failure of Scottish Ministers to give effect to section 79(1) of the Extradition Act 2003 (‘2003 Act’) the ‘forum bar’, in Scotland. The ‘forum bar’ defence, which was brought into in force in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland […]

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