22 to 23 June 2020 Sarnico, Lake Iseo, Italy

International Extradition and the Practice of the European Arrest Warrant

V Edition 2020

Published 4 years, 4 months ago

Subjects Covered:

  • Basics of EU Law and ECHR Law;
  • Bilateral extradition treaties v. The “European Arrest Warrant” system;
  • Comparative extradition law;
  • Domestic and International case-law on the EAW;
  • How to challenge an extradition request and the rights of fugitive suspects;
  • Famous extradition cases (Assange, Polanski, Pinochet, etc...);
  • Unlawful and disguised forms of extradition (i.e. extraordinary rendition, expulsion of aliens).
Ideal For:

Criminal defence attorneys, federal and state judges, prosecutors, federal law enforcement, academic lawyers with an interest in criminal justice, human rights and comparative law.

Plan of Activities:
  • The program consists of a series of closed-door seminars held by international extradition experts - including renowned British Solicitors and Barristers - over the course of two days (training hours: 12);
  • A social dinner by the Lake Iseo will be hosted on Monday night; Seminars will be conducted through an innovative learning-by-doing style, which encourages group discussions and simulations of extradition and EAW proceedings;
  • Seminars will also include the sharing of experiences, the viewing of mini-videos and the review of famous extradition cases.
What You Will Bring Home:
  • In-depth knowledge of extradition and EAW law;
  • Review of recent developments in extradition case-law (ECJ, ECHR and selected domestic Supreme Courts);
  • A set of skills for extradition cases;
  • A set of “lines of argument” for extradition cases;
  • Useful extradition material, including cases, literature and samples of authentic EAWs;
  • A network of colleagues expert in extradition-related matters.
Accommodation & Optional Study-visit to Italy:

Participants are encouraged to arrive at the Hotel Cocca on Sunday June 21st and spend at least 2 nights there.

Accommodation at a favourable rate is available at the Hotel Cocca (€110 per night including breakfast & meals).

Participants could decide to extend their stay and join the Study-visit to Italy - a separate programme that will include a number of comparative seminars and observation of trials before the first instance and appellate courts of Brescia.


Programme fee: €435.


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