Colombian Supreme Court Decision May Delay or Block Extradition to the U.S.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2001
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
17
Issue: 
5
192
Abstract: 
On December 13, 2000, a Colombian Supreme Court decision may enable 25 drug lords to delay or avoid U.S. requests for their extraditions by insisting on being charged and prosecuted in Colombia, and thereafter precluding their extradition and further prosecution by the U.S…[more]