E.g., 2020-04
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Arrests Brazilian Bribery Suspect on Brazil Extradition Request On December 20, 2018, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials arrested Luiz Eduardo Loureiro Andrade, who is wanted on an extradition request by Brazil on allegations of bribing... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Extradition
ICC Partially Grants Prosecutor’s Request to Appeal and Authorize Afghanistan Investigation On September 17, 2019, the Pre-Trial Chamber II (PTC) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) partially granted the Prosecutor’s request for leave to appeal the PTC’s refusal to... Michael Plachta 35 10 2019-09-23 Afghanistan International Criminal Court
UN Secretary General Releases Statement on International Humanitarian Law and Artificial Intelligence: Using the Past to Prepare for the Unknowable Future On March 25, 2019, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres released an official statement to the Group of Governmental Experts on Emerging Technologies in the Area of Lethal Autonomous Weapons... Evan Scheicher 35 6 2019-05-31 Russia, United States International Organizations
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
U.S. Indicts Turkish Bank for Multibillion-Dollar Iranian Sanctions Evasion Scheme On October 15, 2019, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that an indictment was returned, charging Túrkiye Halk Bankasi A.S (“Halkbank”) in a six-count indictment with... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-10-17 Turkey, United States Fraud, Money Laundering
Trump Administration Concludes Migration Enforcement Accords with Guatemala and Mexico On June 1, 2019, Kevin K. McAleenan, the acting secretary for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), signed a two-year agreement with Guatemala to send up to 80 homeland security agents to... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-06-22 Guatemala, Mexico, United States Immigration
Stripping Citizenship, States Struggle to Confront Foreign Fighters On February 19, 2019, Shamima Begum heard the news. While nursing her newborn son at a Syrian refugee camp, her family – contacting her from the UK – informed her that they had received... Alex Psilakis 35 3 2019-03-01 France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States Human Rights, Terrorism, United Nations
Power Struggle Continues Between Judges and the Prosecutor Prosecutor at the ICC in the Mavi Marmara Incident On September 2, 2019, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC or the Court), with Judge Solomy Balungi Bossa presiding, delivered its judgment and rejected the appeal of the... Michael Plachta 35 11 2019-11-12 International Criminal Court
President Wins Appeals Court Case on Emoluments and Loses One in the District Court Two conflicting decisions have been issued with respect to the suits against United States President Donald Trump for violating the emoluments clause. On July 10, 2019, the United States Court of... Alex Psilakis and Bruce Zagaris 35 7 2019-07-19 United States
Pursuing Extradition of Hassan, Germany Stands Strong on Human Rights On February 23, 2019, the German publication Der Spiegel reported that Germany asked Lebanon to extradite Jamil Hassan, a former high-level official in Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian regime. Hassan... Alex Psilakis 35 3 2019-03-16 France, Germany, Syria, United States Crimes against Humanity
PREPARING FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S EXODUS FROM THE ICC: THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMES BILL In June 2015, the International Criminal Court (ICC) demanded that the government of the Republic of South Africa arrest Omar Al-Bashir,[1] the now-deposed President of the Sudan, who at the... Konstantinos D. Magliveras and Gino J. Naldi 35 12 2019-12-03 International Criminal Court
HSBC Swiss Branch Agrees to Pay Belgium €294.4 Million to Settle and Former HSCB Chief Pleads Guilty On August 6, 2019, the Swiss branch of HSBC agreed to pay €294.4 million (US$330 million) to end a Belgian criminal investigation into tax fraud, money laundering, and provisions of illegal... Bruce Zagaris 35 8 2019-08-12 Belgium, Switzerland Money Laundering, Tax Enforcement
The Mediterranean Migration Crisis: Highlighting the Gaps Between International Law and Justice The European Union Naval Force Mediterranean (EUNAVFOR MED) was established as part of an “EU comprehensive response to the migration issue.” In March, “the Operation... Evan Schleicher 35 4 2019-04-19 European Union, Libya Human Rights, International Organizations
Chinese Businessman Waives Extradition from N. Zealand to Australia for Tax Charges On August 30, 2019, Li Zhang, 56, who was living undetected in New Zealand, waived extradition and agreed to voluntarily return to Australia to face charges concerning an alleged multimillion-... Bruce Zagaris 35 9 2019-09-03 Australia, China Extradition
EIA Releases Report Showing Illegal Logging and Wood Trade by Chinese Company in Congo and Gabon On March 25, 2019, the Environmental Investigation Agency, after four years of investigating the logging sector in Congo and Gabon, released a report and accompanying video, Toxic Trade:... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-03 China, Congo, European Union, Gabon, United States Bribery, Corruption, Financial Crimes, Wildlife
OSCE Reports on Impact of Cross-Border Counter-terrorism Operations on Human Rights In January 2019, the Civic Solidarity Platform’s Counter Terrorism Working Group, coordinated by Fair Trials and the SOVA Center for Information and Analysis, released a report focusing on the impact... Michael Plachta 35 1 2019-01-18
U.S.-El Salvador Sign Agreement to Force Asylum Seekers to El Salvador On September 20, 2019, the United States and El Salvador governments signed a Protection Cooperative Agreement.[1]  The Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Kevin... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-09-25 El Salvador, United States Immigration
South Africa Decides to Extradite Former Finance Minister to Mozambique Rather than the U.S. On May 21, 2019, the South African Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha announced that his government intended to extradite Mozambique’s former finance minister... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-05-31 Mozambique, South Africa, United States Corruption, Extradition
ICC Releases Gbagbo and Blé Goudé on Conditions On February 1, 2019, the Appeals Chamber (AC) of the International Criminal Court (ICC or Court) unanimously ruled that conditions are to be imposed on Mr. Laurent Gbagbo and Mr. Charles Bl... Michael Plachta 35 2 2019-02-08 Ivory Coast Crimes against Humanity, International Criminal Court
Two of Giuliani’s Associates Arrested on Charges of Campaign-Finance Violations On September 20, two of Rudy Giuliani’s associates were about to leave the U.S. with one-way tickets when they were arrested outside of the Dulles International Airport in Northern Virginia... Alexandra Haris 35 10 2019-10-18 Russia, Turkey, United States Corruption