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Hoxha v. Levi, 05-3149

Denial of petition for writ of habeas corpus following an application for the petitioner's extradition by the government of Albania is affirmed over petitioner's arguments that: 1) the magistrate judge should have allowed testimony at the extradition hearing by recanting witnesses; 2) the extradition treaty between Albania and the US is invalid; and 3) he should not be returned to Albania because he will face torture and possible death there.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 06/01/2006
  • Decided 10/03/2006
  • Published 10/03/2006

Judges

  • FUENTES, Circuit Judge., Before AMBRO, FUENTES, and GREENBERG, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Third Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Thomas P. Pfender (Argued), Philadelphia, PA, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Paul Mansfield, Assistant United States Attorney, Robert A. Zauzmer, Assistant United States Attorney, Chief of Appeals, Patrick L. Meehan, United States Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, Philadelphia, PA, Douglas N. Letter (Argued), United States Department of Justice, Civil Division, Washington, DC, for Appellee.
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