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5 Jul 2011, 7:29 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Judicial Review of Determination in Extradition Hearings Generally, neither party to an extradition proceeding may appeal the determination of the judge or magistrate. If commitment results, limited review is available through a writ of habeas corpus proceeding in the United States district court. To be effective, the application for writ of habeas corpus should be filed prior to the Secretary of State taking final action. No action will be taken by the Secretary until after decision on the… [read post]
21 Mar 2012, 8:45 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Uploaded by 1954mugsy to YouTube on March 13, 2012 released the following: “BBC News – Richard O'Dwyer case- TVShack creator's US extradition approved. Home Secretary Theresa May has approved the extradition to the US of a student accused of copyright infringement. The US authorities say 23-year-old Sheffield student Richard O’Dwyer’s TVShack website hosted links to pirated films and television programmes. A spokesman said Mrs May had “carefully considered all relevant matters” before… [read post]
25 Jun 2009, 9:06 am by Shannon Moore
Any Requests?I've slowed down a bit in my blog posting lately because work is a bit busy. I fully intend to continue the International Classification train but I thought it'd be a good idea to devote a post for requests.Are there any of the trademark classes you'd like to know more about? If so, please comment with any questions.Thanks! I'll be back soon! [read post]
20 Jan 2011, 12:44 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
An attorney from north London will be extradited to the United States to face corruption charges following a ruling today by the High Court in London. A London court previously granted the U.S. extradition request, but Tesler appealed the decision. Jeffrey Tesler, 62, is accused by the American authorities of involvement in an international conspiracy to channel bribes to senior officials in Nigeria. It is alleged that bribes were paid from a $132 million dollar slush fund to influence the awarding… [read post]
15 Aug 2012, 9:21 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The New York Times on August 14, 2012 released the following: “By WILLIAM NEUMAN The president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, denied on Tuesday a report on the Web site of The Guardian that he had decided to grant asylum to the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, who is holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. “There is still no decision,” Mr. Correa said in a post on Twitter. Mr. Assange took refuge in the embassy in June, seeking to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for… [read post]
31 Dec 2010, 8:17 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
An Indian court cleared the way for Neil P. Campbell, an Australian accused of soliciting a $190,000 bribe as an agent of an organization receiving federal funds from the U.S. over a building contract in Afghanistan, to be voluntarily extradited to the United States to face the charges. Campbell has said that he does not plan to fight to extradition process. The Indian court ruled there is enough evidence to try Campbell in the U.S. on the corruption charges. Campbell, 60, has been in New Delhi’s… [read post]
15 Mar 2011, 1:00 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 12): Isle of Man Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1977 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed on June 8, 1972 Entered into Force on January 21, 1977 Israel Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on December 10, 1962 Entered into Force on December 5, 1963 Israel Protocol to the Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on July 6, 2005 Entered into Force on January 10, 2007 Italy Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on October 12, 1983 Entered… [read post]
17 Mar 2011, 1:00 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 16): Monaco Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on February 15, 1939 Entered into Force on March 28, 1940 Montserrat Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1977 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed on June 8, 1972 Entered into Force on January 21, 1977 Nauru Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1935 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed on December 22, 1931 Entered into Force on June 24, 1935 Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles & Aruba Extradition Treaty… [read post]
14 Jun 2012, 8:47 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Reuters on June 13, 2012 released the following: “(Reuters) – A Guatemalan court authorized on Wednesday the extradition to the United States of Horst Overdick, who is accused of being one of Central America’s top drug traffickers with close ties to Mexico’s brutal Zetas gang. Overdick, 44, nicknamed “the Tiger,” was arrested in April and judges ruled he was responsible for overseeing large shipments of cocaine from South America to the United States. The court also said that Overdick… [read post]
22 Sep 2011, 9:20 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Five Canadian fugitives wanted in connection with a mass-marketing fraud were arrested on Wednesday and are in custody for extradition to the United States. The five – three men and two women – were arrested by the Toronto Police Fugitive Squad assisted by the Provincial ROPE Squad. They are: Stanley Akubueze,54, and Christopher Ozurus,43, both of Vaughan; Joanna Ferensowicz,43, of Woodbridge; Earnestine Dunkley,34, of Mississauga; and Philip Utomi,56, of Toronto. The five are accused of… [read post]
7 Aug 2012, 8:55 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Chicago Tribune on August 6, 2012 released the following: “Reuters GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – A Guatemalan court decided on Monday to extradite a 72-year-old suspected drug trafficker to the United States because of his alleged ties to Mexico’s powerful Sinaloa cartel. Waldemar Lorenzana, who has said he is innocent, was arrested last year while driving in the town of El Jicaro, 40 miles northeast of Guatemala City. Authorities accuse Lorenzana of running a large cocaine smuggling racket for… [read post]
7 Feb 2012, 1:55 am
(On the Job! pays occasional notice to interesting intlaw job notices)Applications are sought for the position of "British Red Cross Research Fellow - International Humanitarian Law." The Fellow will take part in a research project, jointly undertaken by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the British Red Cross, to update accounts of state practice that underpin the ICRC's Study on Customary International Humanitarian Law, described here.The position, which runs till the end of 2013,… [read post]
23 Mar 2011, 9:00 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 19): Portugal Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on May 7, 1908 Entered into Force on November 14, 1908 Portugal European Union Protocol to Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on July 14, 2005 Entered into Force on February 1, 2010 Romania Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on September 10, 2007 Entered into Force on May 8, 2009 St. Helena Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1977 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed on June 8,… [read post]
14 Mar 2011, 1:00 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 10): Grenada Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on May 30, 1996 Entered into Force on September 14, 1999 Guatemala Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on February 27, 1903 Entered into Force on August 15, 1903 Guatemala Supplement to Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on February 20, 1940 Entered into Force on March 13, 1941 Guyana Extradition Treaty with the U.S.(1935 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed on December 22,… [read post]
16 Mar 2011, 1:00 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 14): Lesotho Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1935 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed on December 22, 1931 Entered into Force on June 24, 1935 Liberia Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on November 1, 1937 Entered into Force on November 21, 1939 Liechtenstein Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on May 20, 1936 Entered into Force on June 28, 1937 Lithuania Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on October 23, 2001 Entered into… [read post]
1 Nov 2011, 9:32 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Associated Press Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to reject a reality TV producer’s petition to overturn an extradition order on allegations that he killed his wife during a vacation in Mexico. The filing Monday by prosecutors in Los Angeles argues that attorneys for ex-”Survivor” producer Bruce Beresford-Redman haven’t presented credible conflicting evidence that would warrant overturning the order authorizing his return to Cancun to stand trial. Beresford-Redman filed a brief in… [read post]
16 Mar 2011, 9:00 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 13): Jordan Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on March 28, 1995 Entered into Force on July 29, 1995 Kenya Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1935 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed on December 22, 1931 Entered into Force on June 24, 1935 Kenya Exchange of Notes Regarding Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on May 14, 1965 and August 19, 1965 Entered into Force on August 19, 1965 Kiribati Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1977 United… [read post]
20 Jul 2011, 7:16 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Restrictions on Prosecution or Punishment in Requesting Country for Offense for Which Extradition Not Granted By United States Statutorily, the Secretary of State is restricted from surrendering a requested individual for an offense for which he was not found extraditable. However, extradition treaties may provide for exceptions. Some exceptions which would permit prosecution or punishment for offenses for which extradition was not granted may be: 1) If an individual fails to leave the country in a… [read post]
18 Jul 2011, 7:44 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Fiscal Offenses As Extraditable Offenses The majority of extradition treaties negotiated prior to 1970 do not include as extraditable offenses violations of law relating to taxes, customs, currency controls or the import and export of commodities. However, current practice of the United States is to draft extradition treaties to include such violations. Because other countries have shown a positive attitude towards the inclusion of these offenses, it can only be anticipated that the United States… [read post]
8 Mar 2011, 12:00 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 2): Austria Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on January 8, 1998 Entered into Force on January 1, 2000 Austria Protocol Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on July 20, 2005 Entered into Force on February 1, 2010 Bahamas Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on March 9, 1990 Entered into Force on September 22, 1994 Barbados Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on February 28, 1996 Entered into Force on March 3,… [read post]