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International Law - Extradition and criminal mutual legal assistance - Bars to extradition - Abuse of process

Thursday, July 21, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Application by Lunn for judicial review of an extradition surrender decision. The applicant, age 68, left Canada in the 1960s and built a successful construction and development business in Boston. Despite amassing significant wealth, the applicant declared personal and corporate bankruptcy in 2001. He blamed his insolvency on his unscrupulous common law partner. According to prosecutors in the United States, the applicant sent up to $4 million back to Canada prior to declaring bankruptcy. In 2006, the United States charged the applicant with offences related to...