Defending U.S. Citizens and Corporations in Cross Border Proceedings, Extradition, Mutual Assistance, and Asset Seizures: A French Perspective

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Thursday, July 1, 1999
Author: 
Francois Serres and Miss Elodie LeGal
Volume: 
15
Issue: 
7
299-304
Abstract: 
The irregularity of the formal conditions required for the validity of an extradition request cannot be raised before the extradition court when a court deals with a demand lodged by an individual to be granted bail. Therefore, foreigners are barred from alleging the irregularity of an international warrant for arrest. The conditions of his provisional arrest have also no effect on the validity of the extradition procedure... [more]