The Politics of Extradition

The extradition proceedings against Huawei executive Wanzhou Meng highlight the dual nature of extradition proceedings. Criminal lawyers in Montreal with experience in extradition cases are familiar with this aspect of the proceedings. The judicial phase is relatively...
How juries make tough choices

How juries make tough choices

Richard Henry Bain (65), accused of shooting and killing lighting technician Denis Blanchette the night of the 2012 Quebec provincial election, was found guilty of second-degree murder. He was also found guilty of three counts of attempted murder during the chaos he...
Principles of Extradition Law

Principles of Extradition Law

Extradition law starts with a basic principle that persons are subject to the criminal law of the country in which they find themselves and should expect to be answerable to those laws. Extradition proceedings have two important objectives: To protect the rights of...

Polanski: Justice For All (The Rich)?

http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5h7Zy9Jj30mf8MZZ87RA6n1G2sjDQ The views on the law of extradition expressed by Swiss criminal lawyers coincide with the accepted law in Canada, namely, that a country seized with an extradition request does...