Edward Fitzgerald QC, a lawyer for Julian Assange, ended the first day of the U.S. appeal with a thunderous response to the case put forward by a prosecutor for the United States.
Tag: High Court
DAY ONE: US Lays Out Appeal Against Assange Judgement
The U.S. appeal hearing against the ruling not to extradite Julian Assange began in Courtroom 4 at the Royal Courts of Justice. Consortium News has video access to the court.
What Baraitser Thought About the Plot to Kill or Abduct Assange
In her ruling in January against extraditing the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher, Magistrate Vanessa Baraitser expressed a high degree of understanding for the CIA wanting to rub out Assange, writes Joe Lauria.
Assange’s Father: ‘They Just Want to Murder Him’
Julian Assange’s father, John Shipton, has told a webcast co-produced by CN Live! that U.S. and British authorities are still trying to kill his son.
LETTER FROM LONDON: Worrying Turn in Assange Case
The U.S. victory in court on Wednesday makes the prospects for Julian Assange at October’s appeal hearing murky at best, writes Alexander Mercouris.
High Court Accepting New Evidence Extremely Rare: CN Legal Analyst
The High Court in London has accepted new evidence in the U.S. appeal of the decision not to extradite Julian Assange, which almost never happens, says CN legal analyst Alexander Mercouris.
Don’t Expect to See Trump’s Tax Returns Before the Election
Even if the Supreme Court were to order Trump to release his tax returns, they would be transmitted confidentially to the grand jury, writes Marjorie Cohn.