U.K. Court Blocks Ian Norris' Extradition

Law360, New York (March 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After months of legal wrangling, the former chief executive of Morgan Crucible PLC has reportedly convinced the United Kingdom's highest court to block his extradition to the United States to face accusations that he fixed prices for components used to power trains.

Retired engineering official Ian Norris won his appeal to the House of Lords against shipping him across the Atlantic to deal with seven charges of conspiracy to defraud and two of perverting the course of justice, AFX News reported Wednesday.

The Lords said Norris...
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