R v Governor of Brixton Prison, ex parte Schtraks

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1962
CourtHouse of Lords
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  • Prevato v Governor, Metropolitan Remand Centre
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • Cheng v Governor of Pentonville Prison
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 16 April 1973
    ...character’ have so far defied precise definition. As Viscount Radcliffe said in R. v. Governor of Brixton Prison, Ex parte SchtraksELR [1964] A.C. 556, 589[1]: ‘Generally speaking, the courts' reluctance to offer a definition has been due, I think, to the realization that it is virtually im......
  • Re Wilson; ex parte Witness T
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
  • Shannon v Fanning
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 1 January 1985
    ...they have to be considered. The present time is very different from 1891 (recte 1890), when Caslioni's case was decided”. SchtraksUNK [1962] 3 All ER 529. The facts are not relevant; the importance of the case lies in its being the last reported decision of the English Courts prior to the 1......
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4 books & journal articles
  • From Nuremburg to Rome: Tracing the Legacy of the Nuremburg Trials
    • United States
    • Gonzaga University School of Law Gonzaga Journal of International Law No. 10-1, January 2006
    • Invalid date
    ...Extra-Legal, Arbitrary and Summary Executions, E.S.C. Res. 1989/65, U.N. Doc. E/1989/89 (1989). [36]. Schtraks v. Government of Israel, 1964 A.C. 556 (H.L.). [37]. R. v. Finta, [1989] 50 C.C.C. (3d) 236. [38]. Can. Const. (Constitution Act, 1982) pt. I (Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedo......
  • Extradition as a mechanism to combat trans-national criminality: a cameroonian perspective
    • Barbados
    • Caribbean Law Review No. 16-2, December 2006
    • 1 December 2006
    ...terrorism) as a ground barring extradition. Examples are the European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism 1977, 55 the European 51 [1964] AC 556. 52 Ibid., 589. 53 Arret no.337/cor du 21 Fevrier 1997. The refugees whose extradition was sought were Rudzindana Augustin, Butera Jean-Bap......
  • Terrorism and International Humanitarian Law
    • South Africa
    • Juta African Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law No. , August 2019
    • 22 August 2019
    ...which focus on the rights of the person to beextradited.81Lord Castlereagh, in L Oppenheim ‘International Law: A Treatise’ (1955) 705.82[1964] AC 556 at 583.83Campbell op cit note 80 at 586.84The term ‘auto interpret’ was used by the ILA Committee on International Terrorismto describe state......
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