U.K. Supreme Court Affirms Assange’s Extradition to Sweden

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
28
Issue: 
8
Abstract: 

On May 30, 2012, the U.K. Supreme Court decided by a 5 to 2 majority to uphold Sweden’s extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for questioning in a sexual misconduct case, making his eventual surrender more imminent than ever.[1]



[1]               Assange v. The Swedish Prosecution [2012] UKSC 22, May 30, 2012, on appeal from [2011] EWHC 2849.