Extradition and Asylum

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Extradition Explained Extradition is the official surrender of an offender by the state of his residence to the state of criminal proceedings. Between sovereign states, the regulation of extradition is regulated by the treaties. The act of “handing over” of property or persons from one jurisdiction to another is also called Rendition. The motive of such […]

S.S. Lotus Case

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The Case of the S.S. Lotus The Government of the French Republic versus The Government of the Turkish Republic Court- Permanent International Court of Justice Citation- Court of International Justice, PCIJ (Ser.A) No.10 (1927) Before: President- M.M. Huber Former President- Loder Vice-President- Weiss Judges- Finlay, Moore, Oda, Nyholm, De Bustamante, Altamira, Anzilotti, Pessoa. Year of […]

North Sea Continental Shelf Case

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North Sea Continental Shelf Case Court- International Court of Justice Countries Involved- Demark, Netherlands, and Republic of Germany. Year of Decision- 1969 Background: These were a series of disputes that involved agreements among Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands regarding the delimitation of areas- rich in oil & gas- of the continental shelf in the North […]