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    The McKinnon Case and the U.S.–U.K. Extradition Treaty

    On Tuesday, British Home Secretary Theresa May announced in the House of Commons that Gary McKinnon, who has acknowledged hacking into U.S. government computers, would not be extradited to the U.S. because he was mentally ill, and extradition would therefore violate his human rights. The U.S. Department of Justice responded … More

    Tensions Ahead Over U.S.–U.K. Extradition Treaty

    It’s a common-sense idea that criminals should not be able to escape justice in one country simply by fleeing to another. In this Internet age, it’s also common sense that citizens of one country should not be able commit crimes electronically in another without fear of punishment. This is the … More