Meanwhile, At The High Court

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Ian Bailey

RTÉ reports:

The High Court has refused a second attempt by French authorities to have Ian Bailey extradited to face trial over the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

Mr Justice Tony Hunt said the second application for his extradition was an abuse of process and the matter had already been decided by the Supreme Court in 2012.

The judge said the fact that the domestic legal system had comprehensively determined the issue was ignored in processing the latest application.

High Court refuses to extradite Ian Bailey to France (RTE)

Rollingnews

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11 thoughts on “Meanwhile, At The High Court

  1. Harry Molloy

    I’m glad. Not that I’m a supporter of his, it just seemed like jurisdictional overreach from the French and might have set a worrying precedent.

  2. Percival

    “Not that I’m a supporter of his”

    Why was it necessary to clarify that? Do you think he did it?

    1. Harry Molloy

      I probably could have phrased it better, I meant my comment didn’t have anything to do with him.

      I don’t know if he did it, but I would presume not. we’re all entitled to that until found guilty like

      1. Brother Barnabas

        Fair comment, Harry.

        (And sorry for being rude about Mayo earlier. You know I’m just teasing, right?)

  3. Sheik Yahbouti

    Well done, Judge Hunt. Perhaps this will help to bring an end to a disgraceful episode.

  4. Brother Barnabas

    that the average mayo man was second only to the average cork man for ferity and muck

  5. Mourning Ireland

    Family-supplied photograph

    m.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/i-had-nothing-to-do-with-it-high-court-refuses-to-extradite-ian-bailey-to-france-35961331.html

    Association for the Truth about Sophie (ASOPH Fabled) indeed.

    You can see the strings all the way back to Paris.

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