Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s recent move to Florida represents a potential clash between the immunity afforded to former political leaders and the notion of extradition – a treaty-based obligation to return individuals charged with offenses to their home country.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo International & Comparative Law Review on April 3, 2023. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Herstic, Allison, "Bolsonaro: Extradition and The Limits of the Political Exception Doctrine" (2023). CICLR Online. 78.