International extradition : United States law and practice

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January 2007


This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of extradition to and from the United States, while making critical, theoretical and practical evaluations of these aspects and proposing alternatives. The rights of individuals, balancing of states interests, and preservation of world order withinthe Rule of Law form the conceptual framework of this book. The focus within U.S. practice explores the essentials involved in the executive branchs treaty-making power, as implemented through its foreign relations practice and as scrutinized by the judiciary. Updates to the Fifth Edition include: * Due Process as it relates to Extraordinary Rendition: Gitmo * Due Process as it relates to Abu Ghraib, torture, the war in the Middle East * The issue of Globalization * Updated and more comprehensive finding tools