Prosecuting and Defending Extradition Cases: A Practitioner's Handbook

 
Prosecuting and Defending Extradition Cases: A Practitioner's Handbook
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ISBN:
978-1-77255-211-9
 
Publisher:
Emond Publishing
 
Page Count:
504
 
Status:
Available
 
Copyright Date:
2017
 
Subjects:
Criminal Law Series; Extradition
 
 
 
 
 

General Editors: Brian H. Greenspan and Vincenzo Rondinelli

This text is Volume 3 in Emond's Criminal Law Series.

The extradition process contains many checks and balances to uphold international obligations and protect the rights of the person sought. Because these cases are a unique form of international cooperation that deals with the liberty of an individual, it is of paramount importance that practitioners are knowledgeable on all aspects of the process. To that end, Nancy L. Dennison (acting General Counsel, Department of Justice) and Seth Weinstein (Partner at Greenspan Humphrey Weinstein) have created a practical, comprehensive handbook to assist practitioners through the extradition process from start to finish.

"Seth and Nancy have provided a clear and useable analysis of the leading jurisprudence to equip counsel on both sides of the courtroom for the litigation of these and many other important issues. This book will quickly become an essential reference for legal professionals involved in the conduct of extradition matters."
— John Norris, Barrister, Simcoe Chambers.

Prosecuting and Defending Extradition Cases: A Practitioner’s Handbook is a clear, concise guide to the procedural, tactical, and strategic elements of extradition cases, featuring perspectives from both defence and Crown counsel. Relevant case law and legislation has been compiled and analyzed to offer a thorough understanding of the principles of extradition, requisite legislation, treaty obligations, and protocols.

Unlike other texts on the subject, this guide is practice-oriented. Sample documents, flow charts, and checklists are included to prepare readers for the practices and procedures involved in extradition proceedings.

  • Foreword by John Norris
  • In-depth analysis of relevant case law
  • Sample forms and materials used in extradition proceedings
  • Information on treaties and their role in the process

1. What is Extradition?
2. How Extradition Proceedings Commence
3. Bail
4. Options on how to Proceed
5. Public Funding of Counsel at the Committal Hearing
6. Related Proceedings
7. The Authority to Proceed
8. Disclosure
9. Charter Challenges at Extradition Hearings
10. The Committal Hearing: An Overview
11. Proving and Fighting Committal: Evidentiary Issues
12. Identification
13. Post-Committal Procedures
14. Submissions to the Minister and Minister’s Surrender Decision
15. Appeal from Committal
16. Application for Judicial Review
17. What Happens if the Surrender Order is Upheld

 
 
 
 
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