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International Law - EXTRADITION AND CRIMINAL MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE - Bars to extradition - Ability to prosecute in Canada - Abuse of process - Humanitarian or compassionate grounds

Thursday, December 01, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Applications by Romano, Djuracic, Anderson, and Nenasheff for judicial review of Minister of Justice orders for their surrender for extradition purposes. The applicants and four other individuals were committed for extradition to California to stand trial for drug trafficking and related conspiracy offences. It was alleged that hundreds of pounds of packaged marijuana were concealed in hollowed out logs shipped by flatbed truck from British Columbia to California in conjunction with a log home business. It was alleged that the applicants were involved in the preparation...