He was arrested at Newark International Airport, and the Mexican government immediately pushed for his extradition.
Ultimately, the Italian courts and Italian-American extradition agreements may decide the fate of Amanda Knox.
extradition proceedings can often take months and in some instances even a year or more.
Italy and Panama do not have an extradition treaty, but Panama can honor the Italian request for extradition.
Officials in South Carolina would later say that the South African authorities declined to go along with an extradition.
Unless a State is restricted by an extradition law, it can grant extradition for any crime it thinks fit.
Berlin asked for his arrest and extradition and von Holleuffer fled to Guatemala.
He was arrested this morning in Berlin; I have already applied for his extradition.
The Executive Council on September 7th 1837 recommended his extradition.
Nationality, freedom of domicile, immigration and emigration, extradition.
1833, from French extradition (18c.), apparently a coinage of Voltaire's, from Latin ex "out" (see ex-) + traditionem (nominative traditio) "a delivering up, handing over," noun of action from tradere "to hand over" (see tradition).
This word might be adopted in our language with advantage, as we have none which conveys the same meaning. Extradition signifies the delivering up of criminals who may have sought refuge in any country, to the government whose subjects they are, on a claim being made to this effect. [from a footnote to the word extradition in translation of "Memoirs of Marshal Ney," London, 1833]
The legal process by which one government may obtain custody of individuals from another government in order to put them on trial or imprison them.