The High Court has blocked the extradition of a London-based businessman to the US. Ilan Shlesinger absconded from an open prison in Florida in 1991, and came to the UK. Judges said he had led a “blameless life” since then and concluded that extradition would constitute a disproportionate interference with his right to family life.
James Lewis QC and Rachel Kapila represented the defendant.
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2nd September 2013
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