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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
U.S. Concludes "Zorro II" Drug Smuggling Investigation On May 2, 1996, U.S. law enforcement officials announced the conclusion of a seven-month investigation on a drug smuggling operation that revealed a highly sophisticated cooperation between Colombian... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 United States, Mexico, Colombia Drugs & Trafficking, Drug Enforcement, Smuggle
Symposium on International Crime in Caribbean Perspective, October 3 and 4, 1996, Willemstad, Curaçao On October 3 and 4, 1996, the Department of Justice of the Netherlands Antilles will hold a symposium on International Crime in Caribbean Perspective. The primary goals of the symposium can be... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 Caribbean, Curaçao Administration of Justice, Conferences
South Africa Denies U.S. Extradition Request for Export Controls as Fugitive Threatens Law Suit On May 2, 1996, Judge Danie Oberholzer in Johannesburg, South Africa issued an order denying an extradition request by the United States government for the extradition of Paul Grecian, a former... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 United States, Iraq, South Africa, United Kingdom Extradition, Intelligence, Arms Trafficking
Returned Fugitive Obtains Mixed Results in Defense of Rape Trials On May 3, 1996, a U.S. District Court ruled on a series of motions on procedural issues for trying two rape cases in which Alex Kelly, who in 1987 as a 19-year-old, fled only to return in May 1995... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 United States, Europe Extradition, Sex Crimes
U.S. Court of Appeals Vacates Lobue for Jurisdictional Grounds On April 30, 1996, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia unanimously vacated a decision by the U.S. district court that declared the law a violation of the constitutional... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 United States Administration of Justice, Extradition
Canadian Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Extradition Based on Charter On March 19, 1996, the Canadian Supreme Court dismissed an appeal of a judgment in the Court of Appeal for Ontario. The challenge to extradition was based on an alleged violation of the Canadian... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 Canada, United States Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Prisoner Rights, Drug Enforcement
Mexico Extradites Two Nationals to the U.S. On April 26, 1996, in a move signifying the start of a new exception to the long-standing prohibition of extraditing its nationals, the Mexican Government has granted the extradition requests of the... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Murder, Sex Crimes, Treaties
Cyprus Signs Council of Europe Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters and Tax Protocol On March 27, 1996, the Cypriot Government signed the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (CoE MLAT) and its Additional Protocol on Fiscal Offenses...(more) Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 Europe, Cyprus Taxation, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
Philippine Court Sentences Chinese for Maritime Piracy On May 3, 1996, a Philippine Court sentenced twenty Chinese seamen to prison for five years for maritime piracy, a sentence that will be followed by deportation...(more) Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 China, Philippines Maritime, Piracy
U.S. Court Sentences Last of Cockatoo-Egg Smugglers On April 1, 1996, District Court Judge David V. Kenyon in Los Angeles sentenced a Tennessee woman to 37 months in jail for her role in the illegal smuggling of valuable and threatened wild bird eggs... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 United States, Australia Environment, Endangered Species, Smuggle
European Commission Releases Annual Anti-Fraud Report and Requests More Authority On May 8, 1996, the European Commission released its annual report on the fight against fraud, showing that the fraudulent use of European Union (EU) funds has increased and requesting more authority... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 Europe European Union, Organized Crime, Fraud, Smuggle
Commonwealth Law Ministers Approve Series of Mutual Assistance Documents On April 15-19, 1996, at their meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the Commonwealth Law Ministers discussed and approved several mutual assistance documents that will improve cooperation in several... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 British Commonwealth, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance, International Cooperation
The U.S. Is First to Start IPR Enforcement Sanctions against China On May 15, 1996, as expected, the United States Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky announced a list of Chinese imports that could be subject to $2 billion worth of trade sanctions unless the... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 United States, China Counterfeiting, Intellectual Property
French Government Will Provide Mutual Assistance But Not Extradition to Belgian Authorities in Corruption Case On May 13, 1996, the French Government announced that it will provide mutual assistance in response to requests for information from the Belgian judicial authorities on Mr. Serge Dassault, the... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 France, Belgium Corruption, Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance, Bribery
U.S. Court Orders Extradition of Marzook to Israel On May 8, 1996, U.S. District Judge Kevin Thomas Duffy ordered the extradition of Mr. Mousa Mohammed Abu Marzook to Israel on criminal charges that he financed and helped organize terrorism attacks... Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 United States, Israel Extradition, Terrorism, Murder
Seychelles Issues Press Release Explaining EDA On April 26, 1996, the Seychelles Government and the European Union issued a joint press communiqué on the proposed enactment of the Economic Development Act (EDA)...(more) Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 Europe, Seychelles Money Laundering, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement
U.S. Terrorism Prevention Act Has Many International Provisions The Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 has been enacted and is now in effect. It has many important international enforcement assistance provisions that warrant attention...(more) Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 United States Immigration, Terrorism, Kidnaping, Capital Punishment, Smuggle
Action Plan for Caribbean Regional Drug Control Set On May 15-17, 1996, the United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP) led an international conference that adopted a Regional Plan of Action...(more) Bruce Zagaris 12 6 1996-06-01 Caribbean, Jamaica International Organizations, Maritime, United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement
An Examination of the New UNIDROIT Convention on the Return of Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Goods In a Diplomatic Conference held in Rome, Italy in June 1995 and attended by more than 70 countries, observer states and international organizations, the International Institute for the Unification of... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 12 6 1996-06-01 United States, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Greece Art and Cultural Property, United Nations