Articles

E.g., 2019-09
Title Abstract Authorsort ascending Volume Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
When the Ties That Bind Unwind: The Skripal Case and the Chemical Weapons Convention “There is no alternative conclusion,” the prime minister declared, “other than that the Russian State was culpable for the attempted murder of Mr. Skripal and his daughter -- and for threatening the... Zarine Kharazian and Bruce Zagaris 34 3 2018-03-23 Russia, United Kingdom Human Rights, International Crimes, International Organizations, Law of War, Weapons of Mass Destruction
Bahraini Soccer Star and Refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi Released Amidst INTERPOL Red Notice Complications On February 12, 2019, Hakeem al-Araibi returned home to Australia, bringing to an end a three-month legal struggle involving Bahrain, Thailand, and Australia. The 25 year old soccer player, who was... Zarine Kharazian and Alex Psilakis 35 2 2019-02-23 Australia, Bahrain, Thailand Extradition, Human Rights, INTERPOL
Department of Justice Charges Seven Russian Intelligence Officers for Computer Hacking and Influence Campaign Targeted At Anti-Doping Agencies, the OPCW, and Other Targets A grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania has indicted seven Russian officials for their role in hacking, fraud, and influence operations during the 2016 election, the Department of... Zarine Kharazian 34 10 2018-10-13
The CLOUD Act: Arguments For and Against On February 27, 2018, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the seminal data privacy case of the term, United States v. Microsoft Corp. At issue in the case is whether the... Zarine Kharazian 34 4 2018-04-20 United States Data Privacy
The 2nd Kroll Report on the Moldovan Bank Scandal and the Role of Scottish Limited Partnerships in Money Laundering On December 22, U.S. private investigative firm Kroll published its second report on the 2014 Moldovan bank fraud scandal. This article provides background on the scandal, as well as commentary on... Zarine Kharazian 34 1 2018-01-12 Money Laundering, Offshore Banking
Twenty Years Later, United States and Europe Reaffirm Commitment to Restituting Nazi-Looted Artwork On December 3, 1998, forty-four countries, along with a host of art collectors and NGOs, convened in Washington D.C. to discuss the return of Nazi-looted art. Nazi authorities expropriated artwork... Zarine Kharazian 34 12 2018-12-08 Cultural Property
Twenty Years Later, United States and Europe Reaffirm Commitment to Restituting Nazi-Looted Artwork On December 3, 1998, forty-four countries, along with a host of art collectors and NGOs, convened in Washington D.C. to discuss the return of Nazi-looted art. Nazi authorities expropriated artwork... Zarine Kharazian 34 12 2018-12-08 Cultural Property
U.S. Files Charges against Russian, Ukrainian Defendants for Role in Illegal Trading Scheme Federal authorities have filed charges against eight individuals, several of whom are of Russian or Ukrainian nationality, for hacking into a government database as part of an illegal trading... Zarine Kharazian 35 2 2019-02-08 Russia, Ukraine, United States Cybercrime, Securities Exchange Commission, Securities Law
Czech Court Orders Release of Top Kurdish Official Despite Turkey’s INTERPOL Red Notice Request On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, a Czech court ordered the release of a top Kurdish official despite an INTERPOL Red Notice request submitted by Turkish authorities, the Czech News Agency reported. The... Zarine Kharazian 34 3 2018-03-09 Turkey INTERPOL
Divorcing Fact from Fiction With Regards to the Elephant Ivory Trade On November 17, 2017, the Trump administration announced that its initial reversal of a ban on the importation of elephant ivory from Zimbabwe had been put on hold. The decision comes after criticism... Zarine Kharazian 33 12 2017-12-01
Manhattan District Attorney’s Office Files Application to Return 2,300-Years-Old Marble Bull’s Head to Lebanon On July 8, 1967, French archaeologist Maurice Dunand unearthed a 2,300-years-old, foot tall marble bull’s head from a site at the foot of the Temple of Eshmun in Sidon, Lebanon. Dunand, the director... Zarine Kharazian 33 10 2017-10-06 Lebanon, United States Art and Cultural Property
Indonesian Officials Seize 1MDB-linked Yacht; Hand It Over to FBI Acting on a request from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Indonesian officials seized the luxury yacht Equanimity at Benoa Harbor in Bali, Indonesia on February 28, 2018. On March... Zarine Kharazian 34 3 2018-03-23 Malaysia Embezzlement
In Jesner v. Arab Bank, U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Corporate Liability for International Law Violations under the Alien Tort Statute In a 5-4 ruling issued on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) cannot be used to sue foreign corporations. With Justice Kennedy writing for the... Zarine Kharazian 34 4 2018-05-04 United States Counter-terrorism
United States, Lima Group Put Diplomatic, Financial Pressure on Maduro Regime  On May 21, 2018, the United States imposed its latest sanctions on the government of Venezuela. The sanctions were imposed a day following the widely-denounced re-election of Venezuelan... Zarine Kharazian 34 6 2018-06-22 Venezuela
Judge Orders North Korea to Pay $500 Million to Family of Otto Warmbier in Wrongful Death Suit When Otto Warmbier left with a tour group on his five-day trip to North Korea, he was a healthy college junior at the University of Virginia. 17 months later, he returned to his parents Frederick... Zarine Kharazian 34 1 2019-01-05 North Korea Freezing of Assets
Parents of Otto Warmbier Sue North Korea under FSIA for Their Son’s Torture and Wrongful Death n April 26, 2018, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, the parents of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, filed suit against the government of North Korea for the torture and wrongful death of their... Zarine Kharazian 34 5 2018-05-11 North Korea Torture
ICE to Return Nearly 4,000 Smuggled Artifacts Purchased By Hobby Lobby to Iraq On May 2, 2018, U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reported that it will return nearly 4,000 ancient artifacts, including roughly 450 cuneiform tablets and 3000 clay bullae, to the... Zarine Kharazian 34 5 2018-05-18 Cultural Property
New York Branch of Pakistan’s Largest Bank Faces $630 million Penalty for Alleged AML Violations On August 24, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced that it plans to fine the U.S. branch of the Pakistan-based Habib Bank up to $630 million for a series of anti-money... Zarine Kharazian 33 9 2017-09-01 Pakistan, United States Money Laundering, Terrorism
Mexican Drug Kingpin Indicted in New York For Allegedly Trafficking Enough Fentanyl to Kill 10 Million People On March 27, 2018, New York officials announced the indictment of a Mexico-based drug kingpin and five codefendants allegedly involved in a conspiracy to traffic and distribute large quantities of... Zarine Kharazian 34 4 2018-03-30 Mexico Drug Enforcement
A Look at the Amicus Briefs in United States v. Microsoft Corp On December 13, 2017, amici curiae filed briefs in the United States v. Microsoft Corp case set to go before the U.S. Supreme Court in the 2017-2018 term. The case concerns the U.... Zarine Kharazian 33 12 2017-12-22 Ireland, United States Data Privacy, European Union

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