Jailed Judge Alleging Pedophile Ring On Verge Of ExtraditionVenckiene, who led an anti-pedophilia movement in Lithuania that swept her and six others into the country's parliament in 2012, told The Associated Press from jail last year that the charges are politically motivated and that shadowy figures she upset with her accusations could kill her if she's returned.
Federal Appeals Court To Hear Arguments In Ex-Lithuanian Judge's CaseNeringa Venckiene's lawyers will ask the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to delay her extradition on Tuesday until her U.S. asylum application is processed. Government attorneys will argue there are no legal grounds to delay it.
U.S. To Extradite Lithuanian Judge Who Alleged Pedophile RingThe 47-year-old faces charges that include reporting a false crime linked to her claims a ring of influential pedophiles exists in Lithuania.