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Judicial review for McKinnon extradition decision




Judicial review for McKinnon extradition decision
Judicial review for McKinnon extradition decision



http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8458004.stm 

BBC News
13 January 2010

A High Court judge is to rule on whether Home Secretary Alan Johnson was 
wrong to allow the extradition of computer hacker Gary McKinnon.

The judicial review will examine Mr Johnson's decision that a US trial 
would not breach his human rights.

Mr McKinnon, 43, who has Asperger's syndrome, is accused of breaking 
into the US military computer system. He says he was seeking evidence of 
UFOs.

The Home Office said it had "noted" the court's decision.

A hearing is likely to take place in April or May.

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