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Office of the Legal Adviser

Office of the Legal Adviser for Law Enforcement and Intelligence

Our Mission

Provide legal advice on international law enforcement matters and managing the Department of State's responsibilities in cases of international extradition.

Our Duties


Information for individuals who wish to make submissions for the Department's consideration of individual extradition cases.

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U.S. Department of State

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