U.S. Court of Appeals Holds Foreigner Charged with Crimes Has Right to Challenge Jurisdiction Without Surrendering

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Monday, February 1, 2010
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
26
Issue: 
2
74
Abstract: 
On December 11, 2009, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversed a U.S. District Court’s denial of a Lebanese national’s motion for mandamus, challenging U.S. extraterritorial jurisdiction, partly on the basis of the fugitive disentitlement law. ...more...