Raffile v Government of the USA

Author / Contributor: John Jones QC
Raffile v Government of the USA
Issue: Whether the district judge had the power to adjourn the extradition hearing; whether return would violate R’s rights under Arts 2, 3, 6 or 8 ECHR; and whether his extradition was barred by reason of oppression caused by the passage of time, or by virtue of R being mentally unfit to stand trial.
Court: Divisional Court
Reference:   CO/5531/2004, CO/4920/2004
Neutral Citation:   [2004] EWHC 2913 (Admin)
Judge(s): Rose LJ, Pitchford J
Date: 2 December 2004