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Sublime to the ridiculous: new cases in the extradition courts

Tweet To investigate the burden which extradition places on Britain’s criminal justice system, The Sunday Telegraph spent a week in the country’s sole extradition court. Of the 100 or so extradition hearings held every week at City of Westminster magistrates’ court, some involve career criminals or accusations of major crimes. But in many cases defendants appear bemused to find themselves in court over relatively minor matters, offences the ... Jump to full article >>