Isn’t That European Arrest Warrant A Lovely Thing – Apart From Being Illegal

Back when one of the things I used to complain about was the European Arrest Warrant. It wasn’t that anyone could just be picked up off the street and shipped away to stand in front of some magistrate elsewhere. It was the basic insistence that all European justice systems were equivalent in their protections of the rights of the accused that irked. This clearly wasn’t and isn’t so – Lordy, most of them don’t even have juries in criminal trials.…

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Met Commissioner Cressida D**k On Brexit – Losing 296 European Arrest Warrants A Year Endangers The Public

Cressida D**k, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, wants to tell us that a no deal Brexit will put the general public at risk – all over 296 European Arrest Warrants a year apparently. For that is the number of such that we in the UK are issuing in a year, or at least did in this latest one. It’s also worth noting that arrests under such took place in some decidedly non-EU countries like South Africa. Thus neatly showing that the system of asking for an extradition isn’t dependent upon our membership – nor their – of the European Union.…

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