U.S. prosecutors have five times misled two British courts on key points about Julian Assange’s health as it attempts to overturn a ruling against extraditing him to the United States, report Cathy Vogan and Joe Lauria.
Tag: Judge Vanessa Baraitser
Assange to Get Same Judge Who Sided with US on Appeal Over Medical Issues
The same judge that overturned an earlier High Court decision to exclude Assange’s health from the U.S. appeal will preside over the substantive appeal hearing next week.
US Wins Right to Appeal Health Grounds on Assange Extradition
The United States on Wednesday won the right to appeal the health grounds upon which a decision was made by a district judge in London not to extradite the WikiLeaks publisher to the United States, reports Joe Lauria.
LETTER FROM LONDON: The Obsessive Pursuit of Assange as UK Prepares Its Own Espionage Act
The single-minded U.S. pursuit of Julian Assange as Britain proposes changes to its official secrets law shows the fierce determination of both governments to conceal their secrets, writes Alexander Mercouris.
The Espionage Act & Julian Assange — 1: A History of Prosecuting Speech
Consortium News begins today a six-part series on Julian Assange and the Espionage Act.
WATCH: ‘WikiLeaks on Trial’ Theater Piece Live!
CN Live! simulcasted a production by Hot Potato of ‘WikiLeaks on Trial’ where the public formed the jury.
The Assange Verdict: What Happens Now
Craig Murray expects Assange to be freed on bail and argues the weakness of a U.S. appeal.
US Spying on Assange in Embassy May Weigh on Judgement
Sept.’s extradition hearing heard testimony of US spying on Julian Assange at the Ecuador Embassy, normally grounds to toss the case. The judge will have to consider the U.S. misconduct. Here’s our report from that dramatic day of testimony.
What Would Happen if There Is a Split Decision in the Assange Case?
What would happen if Magistrate Vanessa Baraitser renders a split decision on the Julian Assange extradition case on Monday?, asks Alexander Mercouris.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Legal Teams Likely Informed Already of Judge’s Decision
According to usual practice, both the prosecution & defense have most likely been informed of the judge’s decision on Julian Assange’s extradition case, though normal procedure is to not yet inform the defendant or his family, writes Alexander Mercouris.