UK-Ireland extradition case shows legal uncertainty before Brexit


Date: 7 August 2018. Duration: 8:03

An extradition case at the EU’s highest court shows growing legal uncertainty about the UK’s relationship with the EU, even before it leaves the bloc next March. The EU Court of Justice is considering whether to block the UK’s use of the European Arrest Warrant, on the grounds that suspects’ EU rights may not be guaranteed after Brexit. Brussels reporter Mike Acton and news editor Sam Wilkin discuss.

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UK should keep European Arrest Warrant until Brexit, EU court opinion says (7 August 2018)