||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 47 (Jan)
|| EWHC 22 (Admin)
||Queen's Bench Division, Divisional Court
Hooper LJ and Cranston J
||Edward Fitzgerald QC and Ben Cooper (instructed by Kaim Todner) for the appellant.
||Aaron Watkins (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) or the respondent.
||13 January 2012
Extradition - Request for extradition - Bar to extradition - Indictment being issued in United States in respect of appellant - US requesting appellant's extradition for trial - District judge deciding to send appellant's case to Secretary of State for the Home Department for decision - Extradition being ordered - Appellant appealing judge's decision - Whether dual criminality made out - Whether extradition oppressive - Whether appellant entrapped - European Convention on Human Rights, art 8.
Extradition Request for extradition. The Administrative Court, in dismissing the appellant's appeal against the decision to send the request for his extradition to the Secretary of State for the Home Department, held, inter alia, that the principles of dual criminality under s137(2)(b) of the were satisfied and that extradition would not be a disproportionate infringement of the appellant's rights under art8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
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