Sunday, September 01, 2013

Do you know which countries have an extradition treaty with the United States?

Which person has the National Security Administration (the NSA), Hong KongRussia and the US government had a mutual interest in lately? Edward Snowden, a computer specialist who worked for the CIA and the NSA is accused of leaking details from several top-secret United States and British government mass surveillance programs to the press. While he remains in Russia having been granted asylum for one year, he may have to look for another country that will grant him permanent asylum.

Have you ever wondered what types of international extradition treaties and plea bargaining agreements are in existence? With your patron card you can access the Hein Online journal database to read more about plea, immunity and cooperation agreements.

Ever wondered what types of extradition treaties exist between the United States and other countries? Click here. Don't forget, you can borrow books on this topic from the Trial Court Law Libraries.

To read more about the latest events concerning the ongoing investigation about Edward Snowden, click here.

Sources: CBS news, the White House blog and Wikipedia.