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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Cuba Tentatively Accepts US Requests to Improve Counternarcotics Cooperation (IIA) On August 18, 1999, the media reported that U.S. and Cuba sources revealed Cuba’s tentative acceptance of two U.S. requests to strengthen Counternarcotics cooperation...[more] Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 United States, Cuba Drugs & Trafficking
ICJ Considers New Cases on War Crimes (XIIB) The International Court of Justice has received new cases concerning “ethnic cleansing”, aggression, and other conduct concerning the law of war...[more] Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 World Law of War
Senator Kerry Calls for Hearings on International Aspects of Money Laundering and Financial Crimes In a press release and letter of September 10, 1999, Senate Banking Committee member John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) urged Chairman Phil Gramm (R-Texas) to hold hearings in response to allegations that the... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 United States Money Laundering
Kosovo War Crimes Suspects Arrested and UN Tries to Start Police Force (XIIC) A couple of months after the cease-fire in Kosovo, investigations into war crimes are already producing arrests and the United Nations is trying to establish a police force to bring law and order to... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 Europe, Law of War
U.S. Brings Narcotics and Money Laundering Charges Against Former Mexican Deputy Attorney General, Who In Turns Commits Suicide (IIB) On August 27, 1999, the United States announced that on August 23, 1999, it unsealed a 25-count indictment by a Houston grand jury against Mario Ruiz Massieu, a former deputy Attorney General in... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 United States, Mexico Drugs & Trafficking
Claims for Holocaust Compensation Take Twists and Turns (XIID) As the claims and litigation for damages to Holocaust victims increase, the proliferation of cases in different jurisdictions is giving rise to overlapping and conflicting claims, and making... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 United States, Germany Law of War, War Crimes
Antigua Government Opens Dialogue with the OECD (IIIA) On August 26, 1999, the media reported that Antigua and Barbuda have opened a dialogue with officials of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on the “harmful tax... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 Antigua & Barbuda Taxation
U.N. Human Rights Body Orders Japan to Compensate World War II Sex Slaves While New Class Action Brought against Japanese Companies in New Mexico by U.S. War Slave Laborers (XIIE) On August 26, 1999, the United Nations Subcommission on Human Rights rejected Japan’s reasons for denying government compensation to women pressed into service as sex slaves for the Japanese military... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 World Law of War, War Crimes, Sex Crimes
Germany Arrests Alleged Insurance Swindler on U.S. Extradition Request (IVA) On September 4, 1999, German police authorities arrested Martin Frankel, the U.S. money manager accused of swindling U.S. insurance companies out of hundreds of millions of dollars, in response to a... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 Germany Extradition
Finnish Prime Minister Prepares Parliament for Special Meeting of European Council (XIIIA) On August 6, 1999, the Finnish Prime Minister’s Office informed the Grand Committee of Parliament about the special meeting of the European Council in Tampere, sending it a memorandum concerning the... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 Europe International Organizations
Mexico Extradites Mexican National to the U.S. (IVB) On August 20, 1999, the media reported the Mexican Government has extradited Luis Enrique Arenas Hernández, a Mexican citizen, to the U.S. to stand charges of murder in an Arizona district court.... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 United States, Mexico Extradition
Defending U.S. Citizens and Corporations in Cross Border Proceedings, Extradition, Mutual Assistance, and Asset Seizures: A French Prospective (XVIA) When dealing with international crimes especially, one should be concerned with the very unique way that each country prosecutes each violation of its internal law which may create controversy when... Francois Serres and Elodie LeGal 15 10 1999-10-01 United States, France Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance, Asset Forfeiture, Comparative and International Law
U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Surrender to Rwanda Tribunal (IVC) On August 5, 1999, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit affirmed by a 2 to 1 vote the surrender of Elizaphan Ntakirutimana to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR or Tribunal... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 United States, Rwanda Extradition
Sheinbein Plea Accepted in Israel (IVD) On August 24, 1999, Samuel Sheinbein, the teenager from Montgomery Country, Maryland who fled to Israel after the 1997 killing and dismemberment of Alfredo Enrique Tello Jr., has agreed to plead... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 United States, Israel Extradition, Murder
British Magistrate Orders Saudi Extradited to U.S. on Embassy Bombings (VA) On September 9, 1999, a British magistrate ordered Khalid Fawwaz, a Saudi Arabian national committed for extradition to the U.S., to stand charges of conspiracy in two U.S. Embassy bombings in Africa... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 United States, United Kingdom Terrorism
EU Council Adopts Resolution to Cooperate on Crimes During International Football Matches (VIA) On June 21, 1999, the Council of the European Union adopted a resolution to provide for a handbook on international police cooperation and measures to prevent and control violence and disturbances... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 Europe Enforcement of International Sports Law
U.S. Doubles Its Nautical Contiguous Zone (VIIA) On September 1, 1999, President Bill Clinton issued an executive order, doubling from 12 to 24 nautical miles its contiguous zone, in which the Coast Guard and Federal law-enforcement agencies can... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 United States Jurisdiction
Spain Rejects Chilean Request to Arbitrate Pinochet Case as Pinchet Seeks Access to Spanish Documents (VIIIA) On August 9, 1999, the media reported that Chilean Government requested that Spain start bilateral arbitration to determine whether a Spanish court has the right to try former Chilean dictator... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 Spain, Chile Human Rights
Trafficking in Endangered Species in Brazil (IXA) Renctas, the a joint venture between non-governmental organization and the government in Brazil, is taking a lead role in helping the Brazilian Government try to combat the growing illegal trade,... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 Brazil Environment
International Money Laundering Investigations of Russians to Come to the Fore (IA) The revelation of a major investigation of the Bank of New York on August 17, 1999 has spotlighted large international money laundering investigations by several countries involving prominent Russian... Bruce Zagaris 15 10 1999-10-01 United States, United Kingdom, Russia Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy