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EXTRADITION AND CRIMINAL MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE - Bars to extradition - Ability to prosecute in Canada

Monday, March 12, 2018 @ 8:32 AM  

Appeal by Guevara-Mendoza and Mendoza from committal orders made against them in extradition proceedings. They also sought judicial review of the Minister of Justice’s decision to order their surrender to the US for prosecution. The US sought the extradition of the pair to stand trial for drug-related charges including conspiracy to export cocaine from the US into Canada, and conspiracy to import MDMA from Canada into the US. The Record of the Case (ROC) identified four shipments of narcotics that occurred in 2012 and 2013, the...