Human Rights Require French Court to Deny U.S. Extradition

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Thursday, January 1, 1998
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
14
Issue: 
1
19-20
Abstract: 
On December 4, 1997, a French Appellate Court in Bordeaux denied a U.S. extradition request for Ira Einhorn, 57, a fugitive wanted for murder charges, because of his conviction in absentia and the uncertainty about his right to retrial if he were returned to Pennsylvania... [more]