Articles

E.g., 2018-02
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
British Proposes New Standards of Financial Regulatory Requirements On March 17, 1999, Robin Cook, the British foreign secretary, proposed “a renewed contract” between Britain and its remaining overseas territories, whereby the territories, in return for their... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United Kingdom Taxation
European Parliament Committee Calls for Creation of European Public Prosecutor On February 18, 1999, the Committee on Civil Liberties and Internal Affairs unanimously adopted a report, calling for the gradual development of a European criminal law system and the establishment... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Europe International Organizations
U.S. Court Orders Summons Enforcement Under French-U.S. Tax Treaty On February 5, 1999, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ordered summary enforcement of a summons issued by the Internal Revenue Service on behalf of the French Government... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, France Taxation
Cambodia Rejects UN Plan for Khmer Rouge Trial in Favor of Its Own On March 12, 1999, the Cambodian Government officially rejected United Nations recommendations that the UN convene an international tribunal to try surviving senior Khmer Rouge leaders and instead... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Cambodia Law of War
Israel Supreme Court Denies U.S. Request to Extradite Sheinbein and Israel Prosecution Requests Reconsideration On February 25, 1999, Israel’s Supreme Court in a 3 to 2 decision overturned the ruling last fall by a lower court and ruled that Samuel Sheinbein, 18 years old, charged with killing, dismembering... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, Israel Extradition
UN Tribunal for Rwanda Expands Courts : On February 23, 1999, the media reported the opening of a third courtroom by the International Tribunal for War Crimes in Rwanda and the swearing in of three new judges... [more] Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Rwanda Law of War, International Courts
House of Lords Will Issue Decision on Pinochet On March 24, 1999, as this edition was going to press, the House of Lords was to issue the long-awaited and controversial decision on the extradition request by Spain for former Chilean leader... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Spain, Chile Extradition
Yugoslav War Tribunal On February 24, 1999, the media reported that the Swedish Government signed a treaty with the United Nations, becoming the fourth country, with Finland, Italy, and Norway to agree to imprison war... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Former Yugoslavia, Scandinavia Law of War
Extradition Treaties Signed by the U.S. But Not In Force Table Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States Extradition
Swiss Distribute Holocaust Payments and Norway Approves Payments On February 23, 1999, according to the World Jewish Restitution Organization, the media reported the Fund for Needy Victims of the Holocaust will start sending checks for $502 to each of the 60,071... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Switzerland, Norway Law of War
Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties Signed by the United States : Inter-American convention on mutual assistance in criminal matters. Done at Nassau May 23, 1992. Signed by the United States jan. 10, 1995. (Senate Treat Doc. 105-25, 105th Congress, 1st Sess... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 World, United States Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance
Asian Society Agrees to Return Stolen Sculpture to India During the second week of January 1999, the Asia Society decided to return an 11th-century Indian sandstone relief that had been stolen from a provincial museum in Dhubela, in central India, to India... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, India Art and Cultural Property
German Parliamentary Members Call for Sanctions against U.S. for Execution of Germans On March 4, 1999, some members of the German Parliament and other leading Germans accused the U.S. of “barbarism” and of violating international law for executing in Arizona by cyanide gas Walter... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, Germany Human Rights
New York Appellate Court Orders Museum Not to Return Austrian Art On March 16, 1999, a New York state appeals court ruled that the Museum of Modern Art must not return two Egon Schiele paintings to Austria until the prosecution completes a criminal investigation... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, Austria Art and Cultural Property
French Court Dismisses Human Rights Actions Against Castro : On February 26, 1998, Judge Herve Stephan dismissed three civil complaints against Cuban President Fidel Castro, ruling that French law does not cover the alleged crimes... [more] Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 France Human Rights
U.S. Forfeits and Returns to Mexico Stolen Manuscript On February 24, 1999, the U.S. Government announced it obtained an order for the forfeiture of an 18th-century manuscript that had been previously in the Sotheby’s auction house, so that the... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, Mexico Art and Cultural Property
Report on Convention against Torture Criticizes U.S. Policies : In October 1998, the Coalition against Torture and Racial Discrimination (hereafter CTRD) released a report criticizing a number of U.S. international and domestic criminal law policies and... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States Human Rights
Lockerbie Trial in the Netherlands The United Kingdom and The Netherlands concluded an agreement concerning a Scottish trial in The Netherlands on September 18, 1998. It is the result of a compromise related to the bombing of Pan... André Klip 15 4 1999-04-01 United States, United Kingdom, , Scotland Jurisdiction, Terrorism
Marcos Family Agrees to Pay $150 Million to Satisfy Human Rights Case On February 26, 1999, Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. announced in a radio interview an agreement by the family of the late Ferdinand E. Marcos to compensate victims of abuse during his rule who have won a... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 United States Human Rights
Libya Announces Hand Over of Suspects by April 6 On March 19, 1999, Libya officially told the United Nations it will hand over by April 6, 1999 two suspects in the 1988 bombing of a Pan American jetliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, that killed 270... Bruce Zagaris 15 4 1999-04-01 Terrorism, United Nations

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