Bentley v Government of the USA

Author / Contributor: John Jones QC
Bentley v Government of the USA
Issue: Whether extradition should be refused by virtue of the fact that the US government had not proved that MDMA was a banned substance at the material time in the USA; that the conduct relied on did not take place in the USA; and/or that extradition would violate B’s rights under Art 8 ECHR.
Court: Divisional Court
Reference:   CO/1687/2005
Neutral Citation:   [2005] EWHC 1078 (Admin)
Judge(s): Sedley LJ, Beatson J
Date: 12 May 2005