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30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to give the listener an update on the latest developments in extradition law and the proposals for reform. It looks at the Extradition Act 2003 and the US/UK Extradition Treaty, before discussing the areas which have attracted controversy in recent years. The podcast discusses some of the extradition cases which have attracted media attention before looking at the areas the extradition law review will address.

After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the key provisions in the Extradition Act 2003;
  • Understand why the agreements between the US and the UK have been controversial;
  • Be aware of the European Arrest Warrant;
  • Know about the European Investigation Order;
  • Understand the role of the ECHR in extradition law;
  • Be aware of the key cases in this area.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Legal Principles
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Extradition Act 2003;
  • European Arrest Warrant;
  • US-UK Extradition Treaty.

In this podcast, Stephen Gentle, an expert in international criminal law and a partner at law firm Kingsley Napley discusses the recent developments in extradition law. This podcast looks at the legal framework in the UK before examining cases that have attracted attention from the media such as Julian Assange, Gary McKinnon and Shrien Dewani.

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-09-26

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