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Short Update: UK High Court rules detention pending surrender under EAW is lawful even if extradition cannot take place temporarily due to COVID-19

FairTrialsAdmin - May 15, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, Extended pre-trial detention, Cross-border justice

The UK High Court ruled earlier this week in the case of Cosar that defendants facing surrender under the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) could lawfully held in detention, even though, because of COVID-19, their extraditions could not take place within the usual time limits.  

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