E.g., 2024-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Argentine Military Officer Complains of Unfairness of French In Absentia Conviction On January 23, 1998, in the Argentine magazine Trespuntos, former Argentine navy Commander Alfredo Astiz complained that a French court used false testimony to convict him of charges that he killed... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 France, Argentina Human Rights, Murder, Law Enforcement
Swiss Cooperation with Spanish Human Rights Proceedings Produces Momentum on Argentine Prosecutions Cooperation from the Swiss Government in identifying bank accounts registered to former members of the Argentine military has produced important momentum in the prosecution by a Spanish court in a... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 Switzerland, Spain, Argentina Human Rights, Mutual Legal Assistance, Law Enforcement
U.S. Congress Holds Hearings on Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation On February 5, 1998, the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans, held hearings on legislation to reauthorize action to... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 United States Environment, Law Enforcement, Wildlife Smuggle
Status of Negotiations to Establish an International Criminal Court The year 1997 was a watershed one for the attempt to establish a permanent International Criminal Court to try individuals accused of committing genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.... Steven Gerber 14 3 1998-03-01 World War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts, Crimes against Humanity
EU Commissioner for Justice and Home Affairs Sets Forth Priorities On December 16, 1997, during the European Parliament’s annual debate on the Third Pillar, Anita Gradin, Commissioner for Justice and Home Affairs, outlined recent achievements and future directions... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 Europe International Organizations, Organized Crime
Britain Considers Compensating Holocaust Victims On January 18, 1998, British ministers agreed to publish a full list of the names of the 25,000 companies, partnerships, and individuals who did not receive assets that had been confiscated during... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 United Kingdom Law of War, Holocaust, Property Restitution
U.S. Troops Arrest and Send Bosnian Serb to War Crimes Tribunal While Two Serbs Surrender On January 22, 19987, U.S. troops arrested and turned over Goran Jelisic to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Jelisic is accused of killing at least sixteen Muslims and... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 United States, Bosnia Law of War, Murder, War Crimes, International Courts
Caribbean Under Pressure to Tighten Anti-Laundering and Financial Supervision Caribbean dependencies and independent countries are under pressure from the U.K. and the U.S. to tighten anti-money laundering and financial supervision and are acting to strengthen their regimes... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 United States, Caribbean, United Kingdom, Russia, Panama Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
U.S. Congress Holds Hearing on Looted Artworks and Insurance Polices from Holocaust On February 12, 1998, the Committee on Banking and Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, held a hearing on restitution issues related to World War II and the Holocaust, focusing in... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 United States Law of War, Holocaust, Property Restitution
: Two U.S. Interior Designers Convicted of Laundering for Cali Cartel Member On February 19, 1998, two San Francisco interior designers who worked exclusively for former Cali cartel druglord Jose Santacruz Londono, were convicted in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn on charges... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 United States Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking
Advances in Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Panama The enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRs) has been a major concern for U.S. companies doing business in the rest of the world. In the case of Panama, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR... Alvaro Aguilar-Alfu 14 3 1998-03-01 United States, Panama Intellectual Property, Law Enforcement
Drugs and Security in the Caribbean: Sovereignty under Siege The author, a political science professor at Florida International University and a specialist on Caribbean security matters, promotes that the drug phenomenon in the Caribbean constitutes a security... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 United States, Caribbean Corruption, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Book Review
EU Members Sign Customs Enforcement Cooperation Convention On December 18, 1998, representatives of fifteen European Union Members signed the Naples II Convention on Mutual Assistance and Cooperation between Customs Administrations, obligating themselves to... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 Europe Customs Enforcement, Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties
Second Regional Meeting on Drug Control Coordination and Cooperation in the Caribbean Reviews Progress on Plan of Action During December 8-9, 1997, the Second Regional Meeting on Drug Control Coordination and Cooperation was held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. A Declaration addressed future efforts to implement... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 Caribbean Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation
Swiss Highest Court Upholds Freeze on Mobutu’s Assets On February 10, 1998, the Swiss Federal Tribunal, its highest court, upheld a freeze on the assets of the estate of Mobutu Sese Seko, the late dictator of Congo, pending the Congo’s request to... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 Switzerland, Congo Asset Forfeiture
Dominican Republic Arrests Fugitive U.S. Doctor On February 14, 1998, the media reported the arrest two days before by Dominican Republic authorities of Dr. Rafael Gonzalez Pantaleon, a former government official and member of the political party... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 United States, Dominican Republic Extradition, Fraud
Extradition Under the New Polish Legislation of 1997 1. Constitution of the Republic of Poland On April 2, 1997, the Polish National Assembly adopted an entirely new Constitution which shows almost no resemblance to the previous Constitution of 1952... Michael Plachta 14 3 1998-03-01 Poland Extradition
U.S. Court Denies Swiss National’s Effort to Dismiss Extradition On January 27, 1998, a U.S. Magistrate in New York denied a motion of Rudolf Johann Othmar Ernst to dismiss an extradition complaint filed against him by the Swiss Government in a case involving... Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 United States, Switzerland Extradition, Fraud
Caribbean Police Commissioners Prepare Anti-Crime Scheme On January 22-23, 1998, the Caribbean Commissioners of Police met at the Regional Police Training Center in Barbados and prepared a six-point anti-crime plan... [more] Bruce Zagaris 14 3 1998-03-01 Caribbean Mutual Legal Assistance