U.S. Extradition of Amezcua Declared Unconstitutional

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Thursday, July 1, 1999
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
15
Issue: 
7
273
Abstract: 
On May 19, 1999, a Mexican court declared efforts by the United States to extradite Jesús Amezcua, 33 and imprisoned in Mexico for nearly one year, unconstitutional because Mexico’s constitution prohibits extradition of Mexican citizens... [more]