Date of Defense



Political Science

First Advisor

Dr. Elisabeth Friedman

Second Advisor

Dr. Irma Lopez

Third Advisor

Dr. Peter Renstrom


The extradition issue between the United States and foreign countries is currently a very prominent area of concern and analysis, particularly in the country of Mexico. The controversy over the policy of extradition, "which is the delivery of a person, suspected or convicted of a crime, by the state where he has taken refuge to the state that asserts jurisdiction over him," (Columbia Encyclopedia 97) was brought home to me by an exchange I had with a few Mexican attorneys.

Access Setting

Honors Thesis-Campus Only