Judge was justified in determining that extradition would risk breach to art 5
Government of the United States of America v Giese  EWHC 2733 (Admin)
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- Crime and Regulatory Law
- Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
Challenge to the decision of a district judge not to allow the respondent’s extradition to the US. The judge had concluded that there was a real risk that he would be subjected to a civil commitment order in California in a manner which would constitute a flagrant breach of his ECHR, art 5(1) rights.
Aaron Watkins was involved in this case.