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
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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