What is Extradition? - Definition, Laws & Example


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Extradition has its legal basis in what governmental document?

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1. What governs extradition between the United States and other countries?

2. Which of the following statements is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge with these interactive study materials. You will be quizzed on specific extradition laws as well as definitions of relevant terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • Extradition
  • Document in which extradition has its legal basis
  • Where you can find the rules and procedures for extradition
  • Governing agreement regarding extradition between the U.S. and other countries

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information from the lesson on extradition laws
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where you can find rules and procedures for extradition
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about extradition treaties

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the lesson titled What is Extradition? - Definition, Laws & Example. This lesson has the following objectives:

  • Understand what extradition is
  • Explore the importance of extradition treaties
  • Discuss the situation with nations who do not have extradition treaties with the United States
  • Analyze examples of state-to-state extradition cases and international extraditions