Gary McKinnon Update

McKinnon wins extradition delay

Gary McKinnon has been granted a delay in his long fight against being extradtioned to the US on the charges of hacking.

A judicial review of the Home Secretary's decision to ignore McKinnon's recent diagnosis of Asperger's Syndrome in deciding to push ahead with his extradition has been adjourned for a month, follow a hearing this morning (Tuesday 20th January 2009). The hearing was effectively put on ice in order to allow the DPP (Director of Public Prosecutions) to consider whether or not to bring the UK prosecution, in response to a signed confession by McKinnon submitted last month.

It is expected that within a month a decision will be made by the DPP. In the meantime the oral hearing on the Home Secretary's decision has been put on hold.

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