Extraterritoriality: A Candian Perspective

Gotlieb, Allan E. | January 1, 1983

Extraterritoriality, or “ET” as it is known in the trade, has long been a controversial subject in international law. In recent years, several dramatic examples of its application have raised its profile considerably. Perhaps the most glamorous treatment of extraterritoriality is E.T., the recent fil abou the dilemmas an unusual creature faces when he finds himself trapped in a foreign jurisdiction.