E.g., 2019-09
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
While DHS Calls for Cooperation with the Northern Triangle, President Trump Seeks to Cut Aid and Close the Border On March 28, 2019, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen signed, on behalf of the United States, a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) on border security cooperation in Central America.... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-20 El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, United States Border Security, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime
U.S. Indicts Two Chinese Hackers Associated with the Chinese Government for Global Campaigns to Steal Intellectual Property and Confidential Business Information On December 20, 2018,  Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein and other high-level U.S. officials announced the unsealing of an indictment charging Zhu Hua (朱华), aka Afwar, aka... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2018-12-29 China
Italy Arrests Russian and Italian Nations for Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets from U.S. Aviation Company On September 5, 2019, a United States court unsealed a criminal complaint,[1] charging a Russian and an Italian national for conspiring and attempting to steal trade secrets from a United... Bruce Zagaris 35 9 2019-09-09 France, Italy, Russia Espionage, Trade Crimes
U.S. Court Enforces Grand Jury Subpoena for N. Korean Sanctions Violations against Chinese Banks On April 30, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia unsealed an opinion issued on March 18, 2019, by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell enforcing grand jury subpoenas and an... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-11 China, North Korea, United States Bank Secrecy, Money Laundering
China-Canada Extradition Tensions Increase as China Sentences Canadian to Death On January 14, 2019, diplomatic tensions between Canada and China increased as a Chinese court ordered the death penalty for a Canadian national.  The latter sentence appears to be an... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-25 Canada, China, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Trump Administration Concludes Migration Enforcement Accords with Guatemala and Mexico On June 1 and 7, 2019, the Trump Administration concluded migration enforcement agreements with Guatemala and Mexico. On June 1, 2019, Kevin K. McAleenan, the acting secretary for the Department of... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-06-14 Guatemala, Mexico, United States Human Trafficking, Immigration, International Cooperation
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
UN Report on the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi Reveals Fissures in the International Community On June 19, 2019, the United Nations Human Rights Council released a report on the death of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi national and Washington Post reporter killed at the Saudi consulate in... Alex Psilakis 35 7 2019-07-03 Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United States Murder, United Nations
U.S. Repatriates Stolen Assets to the Kyrgyz Republic On February 26, 2019, the United States and Kyrgyz Republic announced the repatriation of $4,560,700 of stolen assets to the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic arising from the corruption and theft... Bruce Zagaris 35 3 2019-03-09 Kyrgyz Republic, United States Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Corruption
Pennsylvania Missionary Indicted for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Children at Kenyan Orphanage On July 12, 2019, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, William M. McSwain, announced that Gregory Dow, 60, of Lancaster, PA was arrested and charged by Indictment with... Bruce Zagaris 35 7 2019-07-26 Kenya, United States Abuse of Children, Sex Crimes
As the International Community Unifies their Policy Towards North Korea, the White House Stands Alone On March 12, 2019, the United Nations Security Council released a report outlining how North Korea has steadily and continually evaded sanctions imposed against it. Initiated by resolution 2407 (... Alex Psilakis 35 4 2019-03-30 China, North Korea, Russia, United States Freezing of Assets, International Cooperation, Sanctions, United Nations
U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Contempt Order Against 3 Chinese Banks for Subpoena Noncompliance On July 30, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit unanimously affirmed a contempt order against three Chinese banks that failed to comply with subpoenas from the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 35 8 2019-08-17 China, North Korea, United States Extradition
Former Manager for International Airline Pleads Guilty to Acting as an Agent of the Chinese Government without Notifying the Attorney General On April 17, 2019, Ying Lin pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, New York to serving as an agent for the People’s Republic of China without notifying the Attorney General,... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-04-26 China, United States National Security
U.S. Charges 2 Flynn Associates with Foreign Lobbying Violations on Gulen Extradition On December 17, 2018, the U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia announced the unsealing of an indictment, charging two men associated with former Trump National Security Advisor Michael... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2018-12-29
AMERICAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE: AN INTRODUCTION by Frederick T. Davis (Cambridge U. Press. 2019 ISBN 978-1-108-71747-2 165 pp.) The book gives a general and practical overview of how criminal justice in the United States operates.  The book targets readers who have not studied the subject and who may not have a... Bruce Zagaris 35 9 2019-09-10 Book Review
NCA Civil Asset Recovery Investigation Nets £6 Million Worth of Assets On May 12, 2019, the National Crime Agency in the United Kingdom recovered approximately £6 million worth of assets, including an award-winning luxury hotel and a £100,000 Bentley from... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-17 Russia, United Kingdom Asset Forfeiture, Money Laundering
Canadian Supreme Court Confirms Law Enforcement Power to Collect Terrorist Communications On November 30, 2018, a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in R v Vice Media Inc, which will support law enforcement officials in terrorism investigations and prosecutions.... Peter Bowal, Carter Czaikowski, and Marcus Smith 35 1 2019-01-25
Airport Seizures Emphasize the Role of the Illicit Wildlife Trade in India One day they found an African horn pit viper, two rhinoceros iguanas, and three rock iguanas. Less than two weeks before that, they discovered 18kg of peacock feathers. A month before that, they... Alex Psilakis 35 6 2019-06-14 China, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka Environment, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
Laredo, Texas Jury Convicts 6 Persons for Black Market Peso Exchange Laundering Scheme On February 12, 2019, a federal jury in Laredo, Texas found four men and two women guilty for participating in a two-year multi-million dollar black market peso exchange (BMPE) money-laundering... Bruce Zagaris 35 2 2019-02-23 United States Drug Enforcement, Money Laundering
Council of Europe Calls on Russia to Re-open and Continue Investigation Into the Murder of Boris Nemtsov At its 26th sitting held on June 27, 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution 2297 (2019) calling on the Russian authorities to “re-open and... Michael Plachta 35 7 2019-07-03 Europe, Russia Evidence Gathering, International Organizations, Murder