Edwards v Government of the USA

Author / Contributor: John Jones QC
Edwards v Government of the USA
Issue: Whether, in deciding whether the dual criminality requirement is met in a case under Part 2 Extradition Act 2003, the domestic court is limited to what is set out in the foreign indictment, together with any document which it incorporates by express reference, or whether it may take into account any narrative or explanation tendered by the requesting state.
Court: Administrative Court
Reference:   C0/5757/2007
Neutral Citation:   [2007] EWHC 1877 (Admin)
Judge(s): Sedley LJ, Nelson J
Date: 31 July 2007