Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Mexico Extradites to the U.S. a Mexican National Charged With Drug Trafficking Mexican authorities recently extradited to U.S. authorities a Mexican national charged with drug trafficking and espcaping from a U.S. federal prison. Rodrigo Labardini 15 5 1999-05-01 Mexico Drugs & Trafficking
Mexico Releases Last of 19 Americans Arrested for Arms Trafficking On March 12, 1999, a Chihuahua court ordered the dismissal of all charges against Robert Brown, a Birmingham, Alabama man arrested August 30, 1999, in Juárez on arms-smuggling charges after he... Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 Mexico Arms Trafficking
French Police and Interpol Penetrate International Vehicle Theft Racket On March 27, 1999, Mexican prosecutors and Interpol announced police have detected and penetrated an international auto theft ring whose members stole luxury vehicles in Mexico and the U.S. and sold... Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 France Vehicles
U.S. National Study Will Recommend Banning Internet Gaming On March 19, 1999, the nine-member congressionally appointed National Gambling Impact Study Commission ordered to study the social and economic effects of gambling announced it will seek a broad... Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 United States Internet Crime
U.S. and Israel Antitrust Cooperation Agreement and U.S. Secures Conviction in Price Fixing of Worldwide Sale of Vitamins In March 1999, two important developments occurred in international anti-trust enforcement: on March 14, 1999, the U.S. and Israel concluded an enforcement agreement; and on March 2, 1999, the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 Israel Antitrust Cooperation
War Crimes Tribunal Investigators Recommend Indictment against Warning about Kosovo On March 21, 1999, a front-page article in the New York Times revealed that investigators have recommended the indictment of three Croatian generals for summary executions, indiscriminate shelling of... Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 Kosovo War Crimes
Holocaust The French and Swiss Government and industry continued to deal with efforts of victims and their representatives to obtain compensation and accountability for injuries during the Holocaust. Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 France Holocaust
Rwanda Tribunal Releases Former Army Officer Accused of Murdering Ten Belgian Peacekeepers; Cameroon Arrests 3 Accused Former Rwanda Ministers; and Swiss Try Former Rwandan Mayor Efforts to invesitgate and prosecute atrocities from the Rwandan conflict are occupying the Rwandan Tribunal and other governments, including two European governments.  Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 Rwanda War Crimes
Kosovo Conflict Produces Many Legal International Criminal Law Issues The conflict in Kosovo has produced thousands of international criminal law issues and is a laboratory for their resolution. Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 Kosovo International Criminal and Comparative Law
European Parliament Passes Resolution Urging Adoption of Second Commission Report to Extend Money Laundering Directive On March 9, 1999, the European Parliament passed a resolution reommending extension of the Council Directive 91/308 of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of... Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 Europe Money Laundering
Libya Hands Over Two Lockerbie Suspects On April 5, 1999, the two Libyans accused of planting the bomb that caused the Lockerbie air disaster on Pan Am Flight #103 were brought to the Netherlands for trial, ending a near eight-year... Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 Libya Terrorism
U.S. and UK Warn Financial Community to Avoid Antigua On April 7, 1999, the U.S. Department of Treasury advised U.S. banks and other financial institutions to further scrutinize all financial transactions routed into or out of Antigua and Barbuda.  Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 Antigua & Barbuda Banking Supervision
Former U.S. Journalist Held Hostage in Lebanon Sues Iran Government On March 22, 1999, Terry Anderson, the U.S. national and former journalist who was kidnaped and held hostage for more than six years in Lebanon, and his family sued the Iranian government, seeking $... Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 Lebanon Kidnaping
Operation Casablanca On March 30, 1999, two large Mexican banks, Banca Serfin and Bancomer, pleaded guilty to money laundering charges.  Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 Mexico Money Laundering
U.S. Regulators Withdraw Proposed Know Your Customer Regulations On March 23, 1999, federal regulatory agencies withdrew the proposed know your customer regulations that would have imposed important new due diligence requirements on the private sector. Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 United States Customs Enforcement
UN Will Use Satellite Monitoring to Identify Illegal Drug Cultivation During the third week of March, 1999, the United Nations International Drug Control Program obtained the approval at the annual meeting in Vienna of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs to use its own... Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 World Drug Enforcement
Pinochet II The House of Lords issued its second substantive decision in the Pinochet extradition case on 24 March 1999 after having revoked the first because of a conflict of interest due to contacts by one of... Dr. Kai Ambos 15 5 1999-05-01 Chile Human Rights
Editor's Note: British Home Secretary Allows Extradition to Proceed On April 15, 1999, British Home Secretary Jack Straw announced he was allowing the Pinochet extradition to proceed, stating the remaining allegations of torture and conspiracy to torture satisfy the... Bruce Zagaris 15 5 1999-05-01 United Kingdom Extradition