A comprehensive summary offered to clarify the nature of this hybrid and the policy forces shaping it by tracing the main themes in the development of extradition law and practice in the United States and placing extradition into context with alternative means of dealing with internatinal crime.
Marcella Daly Malik,
Unraveling the Gordian Knot: The United States Law of International Extradition and The Political Offender Exception,
3 Fordham Int'l L.J. 141
Available at: http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ilj/vol3/iss2/2