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The wheels of justice in extradition.

Arnell, Paul

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Paul Arnell

Abstract

Reports on recent extradition cases, namely: Dean (Zain Taj) v Lord Advocate (SC) on whether the extradition of a UK citizen to Taiwan to serve a custodial sentence would give rise to a breach of his rights under ECHR art.3 due to the perceived risk of his ill-treatment from other prisoners; and the ECtHR decision in Harkins v United Kingdom (71537/14) on whether the imposition of a US mandatory life sentence breached art.3.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jul 1, 2017
Journal Scots law times
Print ISSN 0036-908X
Publisher Sweet and Maxwell
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 26
Pages 143-146
Institution Citation ARNELL, P. 2017. The wheels of justice in extradition. Scots law times [online], 26, pages 143-146. Available from: http://login.westlaw.co.uk
Keywords Custodial sentences; Extradition; Inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; Mandatory life imprisonment; Prison conditions; Scotland; Taiwan; United States
Publisher URL http://login.westlaw.co.uk

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