Articles

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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Swiss Supreme Court Decision on Arms Trade Facilitates International Judicial Assistance On May 10, 1984, in a decision having wide potential significance for adjudicating cases of mutual assistance in criminal matters, the Supreme Court of the Swiss Confederation defined broadly the... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 1 2 2016-02-04 Switzerland Arms Trafficking
Copyright Owners Adopt New Strategy in Fight Against Satellite Signal Piracy in Central America and the Caribbean The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is taking the lead among lobbying groups representing various copyright industries in pushing for increased linkage between satellite signal "piracy"... Jay A. Rosenthal, Esq. 1 2 2016-02-04 Caribbean Piracy
Jamaican Extradition Request Raises Political Offense Issue A request by the Jamaican Government for Donovan Gordon, a former bodyguard to Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley, has raised the political offense exception to extradition.  Jamaican authorities... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-11-01 Jamaica Extradition
Senate Hearing Held on Money Laundering Crime Bills Bills to make money laundering a crime continue to make their slow way through Congress.  On October 29, 1985, the Senate Judiciary Committee held hearings on several Senate bills dealing with money... Constantine G. Papavizas 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Money Laundering
Judge Rules Espionage Has Extraterritorial Application In a ruling with potentially far-reaching implications, Judge Albert V. Bryan Jr., District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, denied a motion to dismiss by Michael A. Soussoudis, a Ghanian national... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Ghana Espionage
General Accounting Office Renews its Criticism of BSA Enforcement The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations continues its watchdog role over enforcement of the Bank Secrecy Act.  On October 29, 1985, the Permanent Subcommittee held a status hearing on... Constantine G. Papavizas 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Bank Secrecy
Department of Justice Privacy Exemptions On September 12, 1985, the Department of Justice (DOJ) proposed to exempt a new system of records entitled the "General Files System of the Office of the Attorney General" from certain provisions of... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Privacy
Select Committee Holds Hearing On September 12, 1985, the ranking members of the House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control in a hearing urged the Reagan Administration to give a higher priority to international... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
Meese Addresses Italy-USA-Switzerland Conference In a speech delivered to the Italy-USA-Switzerland Conference of the International Association of Jurists, on September 14, 1984, Edwin Meese III, Attorney General of the United States, praised new... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Italy Law Enforcement
Three Narcotics Trafficking Reports Issued by Congress Three reports have recently been issued by Congress on international narcotics.  The International Narcotics Control Report (S. HRG. 99-74) contains a report of the Hearing before the Subcommittee on... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
Achille Lauro Raises Panoply of Issues On October 7, 1985, the hijacking of the Achille Lauro, an Italian cruise ship and the alleged murder of Mr. Leon Klinghoffer, a 69-year-old U.S. citizen confined to a wheelchair, by four... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Italy Extradition
Narcoterrorism Bill Introduced and Expected to Pass  On October 17, 1985, hearings were held by the House of Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, on legislation to provide rewards for information leading to arrest of persons who murder... Bruce Zagaris and Victoria Stea 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Drug Enforcement
Judicial Assistance and Bank Files in Switzerland The Geneva authroities may not hand over to the state prosecutors at the Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, District Court, all bank statements of two Turkish customers of a Geneva bank.  This was the... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Switzerland Drugs & Trafficking
Jensen Outlines Interdiction Strategy of the National Drug Enforcement Policy Board In testimony on October 24, 1985, before the Subcommittee on Government Information, Justice and Agriculture, Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, D. Lowell Jensen, Deputy... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Drug Enforcement
Department of Justice Publishes Interpol Guide Michael Fooner The National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has published A Guide to Interpol, The International Criminal Police Organization in the United State (22 pp.1985) by Michael J.... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States INTERPOL
Customs Warehouses Are Not Foreign Territory for Purposes of Trademark Protection In a landmark decision, the highest court of the Swiss Confederation, the Federal Court in Lausanne, on November 2, 1984, declared Swiss customs warehouses domestic territory for purposes of applying... Clemens M. Kochinke 1 2 1985-10-01 Switzerland Counterfeiting
Bar Panel Discusses U.S. Compulsory Jurisdiction Withdrawal From The International Court of Justice A timely panel discussion on the U.S. withdrawal from compulsory jurisdiction to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was held in Washington, D.C. on October 23, 1985.  Sponsored by the District... Constatine G. Papavizas 1 2 1985-10-01 United States International Criminal Court
Justice Continues to Hunt Nazi War Criminals In a hearing held on October 17, 1985, by the Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and International Law, Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Neal Sher, Director, Office of... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 War Crimes
Omni International Case Raises Government Misconduct Questions A criminal tax fraud case with many international issues has been delayed and perhaps irreparably botched by charges of misconduct by U.S. Attorneys and IRS investigators.  The indictment charges... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Tax Enforcement
F. Nigel Bowe and Other Bahamians Arrested On October 8, 1985, it was reported that authorities in the Bahamas arrested F. Nigel Bowe, and seven other fugitives in narcotics operations resulting from a two-month project that involved high-... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Bahamas Drug Enforcement

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