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Canada lawyers, prosecutors scramble to get inmates out of jail

24 Mar 2020

TORONTO/VANCOUVER Canadian lawyers and government prosecutors are joining forces to get people out of provincial jails by accelerating bail hearings amid fears of a coronavirus outbreak in the close quarters.

U.S. extradition battle over Huawei's Meng ends first phase but Canada court fight continues

24 Jan 2020

VANCOUVER The first phase of battle over whether Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou should be extradited to the United States wrapped up on Thursday after four days, with lawyers for Meng challenging prosecution claims that her alleged actions are a crime in Canada.

First phase of Huawei CFO Meng's U.S. extradition hearing set to wrap up in Canada

23 Jan 2020

VANCOUVER, Jan 23 Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will respond Thursday to the Canadian prosecutor's arguments calling for Meng to be extradited to the United States on bank fraud charges.

Canada prosecutors say fraud at heart of Huawei CFO Meng's U.S. extradition case

22 Jan 2020

VANCOUVER Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver courtroom on Wednesday where Canadian prosecutors defended a U.S. extradition request, saying Meng's alleged bank fraud is the heart of the case that has strained relations between Ottawa and Beijing.

Canadian prosecutor set to defend U.S. request to extradite Huawei CFO Meng

22 Jan 2020

VANCOUVER, Jan 22 Canadian prosecutors are expected to defend on Wednesday their case to extradite Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States saying Meng was arrested on charges of bank fraud, which is a crime in both countries, and not because of U.S. sanctions against Iran as argued by the defense.

Huawei CFO's lawyers argue U.S. extradition charges not a crime in Canada

22 Jan 2020

VANCOUVER Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver court on Tuesday, where her lawyers argued for a second straight day that Meng violated no Canadian laws and should not be extradited to the United States on charges she violated its sanctions.

Huawei CFO's lawyer attacks U.S. extradition case in Canadian trial

21 Jan 2020

VANCOUVER/TORONTO A lawyer for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued on Monday that "double criminality" was at the centre of a trial to decide whether she can be extradited to the United States, a case that has strained relations between Ottawa and Beijing. | Video

Huawei CFO's legal team to contest U.S. extradition in day 2 of Canada hearing

21 Jan 2020

VANCOUVER, Jan 21 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is set to return to a Vancouver court on Tuesday, where her lawyers will build on their arguments against the U.S. extradition request that they say is based a sanctions violation and not bank fraud.

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