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Hacker Lauri Love will not be extradited (Love v Government of the United States of America)

Hacker Lauri Love will not be extradited (Love v Government of the United States of America)
Published on: 23 February 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Hacker Lauri Love will not be extradited (Love v Government of the United States of America)
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Forum bar
  • Oppression
  • Other arguments
  • What are the practical implications of this case?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: International legal cooperation and human rights concerns were weighed against one another in a recent decision that computer hacker and activist Lauri Love should not be extradited to face trial in the USA. Gavin Irwin, barrister at 2 Hare Court, outlines what this means for a trial of Love in the UK, and the use of the forum bar. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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