Extradition

Prediction

  1. What do you think extradition means?

  2. Use extradition in a sentence.

  3. Think of an example of extradition in current events:

  4. Find an image of extradition:

Fun Fact

Definition

Extradition: A legal process whereby an alleged criminal offender is surrendered by the officials of one state to officials of the state in which the crime is alleged to have been committed.

Sentence

While imprisoned in Mexico, El Chapo Guzmán was indicted in San Diego on drug-trafficking and money-laundering charges. Apparently fearing extradition, he bribed guards to help him escape in 2001 by hiding in a laundry cart that was rolled out of the prison.

Example

Death on a Prison Bus: Extradition Companies’ Safety Improvements Lag

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Questions

  1. What does extradition have to do with federalism?

  2. If you get extradited twice is that an extraextradition?

  3. What is one US agency that is involved in extradition?

  4. What would happen if extradition was not legal?