The consequences of extraditing
Snowden back to the U.
Mr Justice Michael Peart ruled that the court was prohibited from extraditing
him because he faces similar charges here in connection with the same event.
President Vladimir Putin has said that extraditing
Russian citizens would violate the constitution.
First, the treaty was only to be used for terrorist suspects and, second, the UK would get the same rights in extraditing
Late last year, the Mexican Supreme Court lifted a ban on extraditing
suspects who might face life imprisonment here - a decision officials said could affect more than 700 suspects wanted for crimes in California.
Shortly before President Bush's March 23 meeting with Mexican President Vicente Fox, the Los Angeles Police Protective League sent him a letter urging him to pressure Fox into extraditing
Garcia for trial in California.
He says there are no legal provisions for extraditing
the suspects to the US.