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Witness Statement: Clive Stafford Smith

Clive Stafford Smith, JD, OBE, is a British attorney who specialises in the areas of civil rights and working against the death penalty in the United States of America. He...

Assange Court Report September 7: Afternoon

When proceedings resumed at 2pm, the defence asked for a further 30 minute adjournment to consult with their client about this morning’s rulings; there being no objections court rose until...

Witness Statement: Mark Feldstein

Mark Feldstein is a Professor of Broadcast Journalism at the University of Maryland. He has twenty years’ experience as an investigative journalist.

Assange Prosecution Argument September 2020

The prosecution skeleton argument for the Assange extradition hearing is available at the following link:

Assange Court Report September 7: Morning

Hundreds of protesters gathered this morning outside London’s Central Criminal Court, the Old Bailey, to show their support for Julian Assange, who is facing extradition to the United States on...

Assange Extradition Hearing Photos: September 07, 2020

Photos from the first day of the continued extradition hearing of Julian Assange at Central Criminal Court in London, September 07, 2020. All photos credit: Guy Smallman.

Assange Defence Arguments September 2020

Defence skeleton arguments for the Assange extradition hearing are available (in two parts) at the following links:

February Court Reports

The first four days of Julian Assange’s extradition hearing were held at Woolwich Crown Court in February 2020. You can find our reports for the Woolwich hearings below.

Defence opening remarks for renewed application to adjourn

Below you’ll find the defence opening remarks for renewed adjourment application in the Julian Assange extradition case delivered during the case management hearing on April 27, 2020 at Westminster Magistrates...

Assange Case Management Hearing Report, April 27, 2020

Julian Assange Extradition Case Management Hearing Monday 27 April 2020 Westminster Magistrates Court Before District Judge Vanessa Baraitser

Renewed Application to Adjourn Hearing Fixed for 18 May 2020

Below you’ll find the renewed hearing adjourment application in the Julian Assange extradition case considered during the case management hearing on April 27, 2020 at Westminster Magistrates Court.

Assange Extradition Hearing Photos: February 27, 2020

Photos from day 4 of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange at Woolwich Crown Court, February 27, 2020. All photos credit: Jekaterina Saveljeva.

Assange Court Report Day 4: Afternoon

The first phase of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange ended today with a row on whether he was receiving a fair trial.

Assange Extradition Hearing Photos: February 26, 2020

Photos from day 3 of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange at Woolwich Crown Court, February 26, 2020. All photos credit: Jekaterina Saveljeva.

Complete US Skeleton Argument

Below you’ll find the complete US skeleton argument, presented by James Lewis QC at Woolwich Crown Court on February 24, 2020.

Assange Court Report Day 3: Afternoon

Julian Assange’s access to his legal team is being curtailed, he told the court today.

Assange Extradition Hearing Photos: February 25, 2020

Photos from day 2 of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange at Woolwich Crown Court, February 25, 2020. All photos credit: Jekaterina Saveljeva.

Assange Court Report Day 3: Morning

Proceedings resumed this morning with the court hearing legal submissions on the issue of whether Julian Assange’s extradition should be blocked on the basis the offences he is accused of...

Assange Extradition Hearing Photos: February 24, 2020

Photos from day 1 of the extradition hearing of Julian Assange at Woolwich Crown Court, February 24, 2020. All photos credit: Jekaterina Saveljeva.

Defence Skeleton Argument on Political Offence Protection

Below you’ll find the defence skeleton argument and defence reply on political offence protection, presented by Edward Fitzgerald QC at Woolwich Crown Court on February 26, 2020.

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