Bout continues to fight extradition. A June 9 hearing was postponed when Bout's attorney at had heart problems. Interesting commentary may be found here: Indictment.
A court-appointed attorney failed to show up for the rescheduled hearing on July 28. Bout was then assigned representation by Preecha.
Bout has a long list of alleged clients including African dictators and warlords. It could make for a whose who of terrorists should they be called to testify. If convicted, Bout faces a life sentence.