The wheels of justice in extradition.
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|
|Publisher||Sweet and Maxwell|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|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|
ARNELL 2017 The wheels of justice in extradition