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2021-05-25

The EAW is dead - long live the European Extradition Request!

When does leaving the EU mean not leaving the EU?

When does leaving the jurisdiction of the ECJ mean not leaving its jurisdiction?

Answer - when our Courts push through EU extradition requests on the nod.

This in effect allows the EU to extradite any of us at any time to face their version of justice.

"Torquil Dick-Erikson explains how the case of Alexander Adamescu shows the cavalier manner in which UK courts deal with extradition requests to EU countries"

" ... supine acceptance of whatever a foreign Prosecutor may say places anyone in Britain at risk of arbitrary arrest and lengthy detention abroad"

Brexit is indeed unfinished business.