Jul 18, 2022

Law banning illegal-immigration encouragement loses free speech challenge

Today is Monday, the 46th anniversary of Nadia Comaneci becoming the first Olympic gymnast to score a perfect 10. Here are some other news items. — U.S. appeals court strikes down as unconstitutional a law against encouraging noncitizens to enter the United States illegally. — Louisiana abortion ban remains on hold as judge seeks further […]

Dec 10, 2021

UK opens door to Assange extradition to US on spying charges

A British appellate court opened the door Friday for Julian Assange to be extradited to the United States on spying charges.

May 25, 2021

Weinstein extradition to California on rape, sexual assault charges faces another delay

Harvey Weinstein's extradition from New York to California to face rape and sexual assault charges faces further delays over paperwork issues raised by his lawyer, the attorney confirmed Monday.

Feb 5, 2018

English court blocks extradition to United States

English court denies U.S. extradition leads news items including workplace-harassment, law-school tuition and a refreshing settlement.

Feb 6, 2015

Accused killer extradited to Delaware from Maryland

A man accused in the rape and murder of a mother of three whose body was found in Maryland has been extradited to Delaware. Matthew Burton, 31, of Dagsboro, Delaware, was charged in Maryland in the killing of 35-year-old Nicole Bennett, whose body was found in Worcester County after her husband reported her missing June […]

Sep 12, 2013

Federal judge OKs extradition of suspect in Czech killings

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A judge ruled Thursday that a California man wanted by the Czech Republic in the killings of four members of his extended family can be extradited to face murder charges. Kevin Dahlgren, 21, has been in U.S. custody since May 23, when he was arrested at Dulles International Airport after returning to […]

Feb 7, 2012

Colorado man charged with murder fights extradition to Maryland

GREELEY, Colo. — A Colorado man charged with a slaying in Maryland in 2000 is fighting extradition to Maryland. An attorney for 32-year-old Alexander Bennett of Greeley, Colo., said Monday his client is refusing to waive extradition. Bennett is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 24-year-old Heidi Bernadzikowski. Bernadzikowski was found dead in […]

Jan 19, 2012

Utah doctor facing murder charge gets transferred

ELKTON — A Utah doctor facing a murder charge related to a botched second-trimester abortion has been extradited to Maryland. An attorney for Dr. Nicola Riley says Riley was flown to Maryland Thursday and has an initial appearance and bail review scheduled for Friday morning in Elkton. Prosecutors did not return a message seeking comment. […]

Jan 9, 2012

Utah abortion doctor to face murder charge in Maryland

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah doctor will be taken back to Maryland to face felony murder charges after a botched late-term abortion in 2010. Dr. Nicola Irene Riley waived extradition Monday after a judge denied a request for bail during a hearing in Salt Lake City. The physician has been in jail on a […]

Nov 28, 2011

Suspect in East Coast rapes to be extradited to Virginia

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Connecticut judge on Monday agreed to send a man suspected in rapes along the East Coast to Virginia, where he faces more charges and a longer sentence if convicted. New Haven Superior Court Judge Roland Fasano said he would proceed with the extradition of Aaron Thomas, who kept his head […]

Nov 22, 2011

Suspect in East Coast rapes could stand trial in Virginia

NEW HAVEN, Conn.  — Connecticut prosecutors will try to send a man suspected in rape cases along the East Coast to face trial first in Virginia, where a prosecutor asked for him to be extradited to answer for “heinous crimes.” Aaron Thomas was arrested in March in his hometown of New Haven, and authorities say […]

Dec 26, 2010

Astrachan and Easton: Fight WikiLeaks case in court, not cyberspace

If WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange conspired with Bradley Manning to acquire and disseminate classified government documents, the United States should indict, extradite, and prosecute him. But the United States government should not use extralegal means to coerce or bribe American companies into withholding services from WikiLeaks.com as long as that organization’s First Amendment right to [&he[...]

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