When Paths Cross: A look at the interplay between Foreign Law and Domestic Law in Extradition Cases

When Paths Cross: A look at the interplay between Foreign Law and Domestic Law in Extradition Cases

On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in Uncategorized on Thursday January 31, 2013.

Within Canadian criminal law the most significant intersection of domestic and foreign law is in the areas of extradition and the extra-territorial application of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms2 to investigations and proceedings regarding Canadian nationals. Extradition proceedings and investigations that extend beyond the Canadian border involve unique issues and demand experienced counsel to help guide and effectively represent clients who are subject of these proceedings. This paper will review in brief detail some the of unique evidentiary issues and the interplay of both Canadian and foreign law.

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