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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

The podcast will teach the listener about the Extradition Act 2003, and will look at Part 1 and Part 2 countries and the requirements for extradition. It will examine the UK/ US Treaty and the issues and controversy surrounding it as well as looking at the application of extradition in a few notable recent cases.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • What the Extradition Act 2003 is;
  • What a part 1 territory is and the procedure surrounding extradition;
  • What the bars to extradition are;
  • What a part 2 territory is and which countries have been designated under part 2;
  • What the procedure for extradition requests from part 2 countries and designated part countries;
  • What constitutes an extradition offence;
  • The UK/ US Treaty and the controversy surrounding it;
  • Application of the UK/ US Treat in recent cases.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Sources and References:
  • Extradition Act 2003;
  • Extradition Act 1989;
  • 2002/584/JHA;
  • HRA 1998;
  • Extradition Act 2003 (Designation of Part 2 Territories) Order 2003 (SI 2003 No.3334);
  • R(Warren) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2003] EWHC 1177;
  • LaGrand Case (Germany v USA) Judgment of 27 June 2001;
  • Soering v United Kingdom 11 EUR. CT H.R (Ser A) 1989;
  • McKinnon v USA [2007] EWHC 762 (Admin);
  • Mustafa Kamel Mustafa (Abu Hamza) v USA and Secretary of State for the Home Department [2008] EWHC 1357 Admin;
  • Bermingham and Ors. v Director of Serious Fraud Office and HM Attorney General [2007] 727 (Enron litigation).

This podcast looks at the Extradition Act 2003. It examines part 1 and part 2 countries. It also looks at the UK/US Extradition treaty and the issues surrounding it as well as some of the recent cases.

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