Sorry about the formatting, but that is Adobe PDF for you...
As you can see the extradition treaty covers a very wide range of criminal
Any crime committed which has a sentence of deprivation of liberty for a period
of one year or more. That will cover Julian Assange I should think, as they
will probably trump up some conspiracy charge or other with a 500 year
sentence...as long as they aren't allowed to execute him.
EXTRADITION TREATY BETWEEN
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN
AND NORTHERN IRELAND AND
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
An offense shall be an extraditable offense if the conduct on which the offense
based is punishable under the laws in both States by deprivation of liberty for
of one year or more or by a more severe penalty.
An offense shall also be an
extraditable offense if
it consists of an attempt or a
conspiracy to commit, participation in the
commission of, aiding or abetting,
counseling or procuring the commission of, or being an accessory before or
fact to any offense described in paragraph 1 of this Article.