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'El Chapo' Guzmán's extradition might get blocked by a Mexican judge, but the government may have a way around it

Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's appeals against his extradition went before a judge in Mexico City on September 26, but that judge may takes weeks to rule, and the appeals process that is sure to play out after his decision is sure to drag on for weeks if not months. At the end of all that, a Mexican court may rule against the government's decision earlier this year to accede to extradition requests from two US District Courts, a possibility that can't be discounted, especially since Guzmán's legal team has argued that the kingpin was mistreated by state authorities.
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