International Extradition: United States Law and Practice

Hardcover | February 17, 2014

byM. Cherif Bassiouni

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This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of extradition to and from the United States, while making critical, theoretical, and practical evaluations of these aspects, and proposing alternatives. The rights of individuals, balancing of states interests, and preservation of world order withinthe Rule of Law form the conceptual framework of this book. The focus within U.S. practice explores the essentials involved in the executive branches treaty-making power, as implemented through its foreign relations practice, and as scrutinized by the judiciary. The Sixth Edition updates the treaties, laws, and cases cited with new content, including comparative material dealing with the European Union, cases involving the United States decided by other countries, and major decisions of the high courts of the UK, Canada, France, South Africa, Australia,Israel, Italy, and Germany. As with the prior editions, the Sixth Edition continues to expose certain questionable practices of the United States with regards to extradition.

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This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of extradition to and from the United States, while making critical, theoretical, and practical evaluations of these aspects, and proposing alternatives. The rights of individuals, balancing of states interests, and preservation of world order withinthe Rule of Law form the conceptual framewo...

M. Cherif Bassiouni is Emeritus Professor of Law at DePaul University where he taught from 1964-2012, where he was a founding member of the International Human Rights Law Institute (established in 1990), and served as President from 1990-1997, and then President Emeritus. In 1972, he was one of the founders of the International Instit...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1348 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:February 17, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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AcknowledgmentsList of AbbreviationsIntroduction1. The Legal Framework of Extradition in International Law and Practice2. Legal Bases for Extradition in the United States3. Asylum and Extradition4. Disguised Extradition: The Use of Immigration Laws as Alternatives to Extradition5. Abduction and Unlawful Seizure as Alternatives To Extradition6. Theories of Jurisdiction and Their Application 5577. Substantive Requirements: Dual Criminality, Extraditable Offenses, Specialty, and Non-Inquiry8. Denial of Extradition: Defenses, Exceptions, Exemptions, and Exclusions9. Pre-Trial Proceedings10. The Extradition Hearing11. The Review Process and Executive Discretion12. Surrender and Miscellaneous MattersAppendix I-Multilateral Conventions Containing Provisions on ExtraditionAppendix II-Regional Multilateral ConventionsAppendix III-Bilateral Extradition Treaties of the United StatesAppendix IV-Countries with Which the United States Has No Bilateral Extradition TreatyAppendix V-Countries with which the United States has signed an agreement not to surrender its citizens to the International Criminal CourtAppendix VI-United States Legislation Applicable to ExtraditionAppendix VII-United States Attorneys' Manual, Chapter 15Appendix VIII-Content Analysis of Bilateral Extradition TreatiesTable of AuthoritiesTable of CasesSubject Index