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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Inter-American Drug Abuse Controls Holds 25th Regular Session On May 3-7, 1999, the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) of the Organization of American States (OAS) held its twenty-fifth regular session. Several important decisions were made,... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 United States, Latin America and South America Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking
State Department Consular Notification and Access As a result of the number of foreign nationals that are arrested in the U.S., the U.S. Department of State has published a “Consular Notification and Access,” which provides instructions for federal... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 United States Human Rights
Venezuela Presidents Denies US Request to Use Venezuela Air Space for Narcotics Flights As U.S. Scrambles to Replace the Loss of Panama for Counterdrug Efforts On May 24, 1999, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said he will deny a U.S. request to use Venezuela’s airspace for anti-narcotics flights. Meanwhile, the U.S. is scrambling to replace the use of... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 United States, Venezuela, Panama Drugs & Trafficking
Italian Court Opens Case for Italians Who Disappeared in Argentina On May 20, 1999, Italian Judge Claudio D’Angelo decided to start an oral and public proceeding, where seven ex-military officials of Argentina will be prosecuted for the disappearance of eight... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 Italy, Argentina Human Rights
English Court of Appeal Refuses to Indirectly Enforce Danish Revenue Claim On May 21, 1999, an English Court of Appeal denied an effort by the Danish Revenue Authority to enforce its taxes against a Danish national, but the European integration law issues are likely to... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 United Kingdom, , Ireland Taxation
Trinidad Executes 9 Persons and Other Caribbean Governments Follow Its Lead On June 4, 5, and 7, 1999, Trinidad and Tobago executed nine persons at the gallows (by hanging), triggering a likely trend in other English-speaking Caribbean countries... [more] Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 Caribbean Human Rights
U.S. Extradition of Amezcua Declared Unconstitutional On May 19, 1999, a Mexican court declared efforts by the United States to extradite Jesús Amezcua, 33 and imprisoned in Mexico for nearly one year, unconstitutional because Mexico’s constitution... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 United States, Mexico Extradition
Defending U.S. Citizens and Corporations in Cross Border Proceedings, Extradition, Mutual Assistance, and Asset Seizures: A French Perspective The irregularity of the formal conditions required for the validity of an extradition request cannot be raised before the extradition court when a court deals with a demand lodged by an individual to... Francois Serres and Miss Elodie LeGal 15 7 1999-07-01 United States, France Comparative and International Law
Portugal Enacts Legislation to Assist International Criminal Tribunals Portugal is in the process of enacting legislation in order to assist the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and for the Former Yugoslavia. The draft act is now pending before Parliament.... Andre Klip 15 7 1999-07-01 Rwanda, Portugal, Former Yugoslavia International Courts
Australian Court Denies N. Zealand Extradition Request on Fairness In 1999, an Australian court denied a New Zealand extradition request based on inability to guarantee due process to the fugitive if extradition was granted... [more] Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 Australia, New Zealand Extradition
Antigua Arrests U.S. National in Florida Fraud Allegation On May 18, 1999, Antiguan authorities arrested William W. Cooper, a major player in Antigua’s international financial services sector, in connection with fraud allegations pending in U.S. District... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 United States, Antigua & Barbuda Money Laundering, Fraud
Dominican Republic Arrests and Extradites Police Official to Haiti On June 5, 1999 Haiti Police Chief Jean Coles Rameau, who is sought in connection with the killings of 11 men in police custody, was arrested in the Dominican Republic and extradited to Haiti... [... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 Haiti, Dominican Republic Extradition
EU Carries Out Transnational Corruption Assistance to Central & Eastern European Applicants On September 17, 1998, Mr. van den Broek, an official of the European Commission, provided responses to questions posed by Gerhard Hager (NI) to the Commission on the nature of financial and... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 Europe Corruption
Swiss Court Approves Return of $4.5 Million to Argentina on IBM Bribe Case On June 8, 1999, an investigating judge in Geneva obtained permission from the account holders, all of them former Argentine bankers, to transfer $4.5 million from frozen bank accounts that... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 Switzerland, Argentina Corruption, Bribery
U.S. Extradition Hearing Set for Request for Ukrainian On June 7, 1999, a U.S. District Court in San Francisco set a hearing date for June 21, 1999 on the extradition request by the Ukraine Government for Pavlo Lazarenko, its former prime minister, who... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 United States, Ukraine Money Laundering, Corruption, Extradition
Mexico Acts Against Illegal Migrants and Child Traffickers Mexican authorities increasingly are encountering and taking action against hundreds of persons without appropriate immigration documents going toward the U.S., some bringing children without proper... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 United States, Mexico, Guatemala Immigration, Sex Crimes
European Justice and Home Affairs Council Continues Enforcement Cooperation Progress On May 27 and 28, 1999, the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European Union continued to make enforcement cooperation progress at its 2184th meeting. This article summarizes selected... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 Europe International Organizations
Mutual Evaluation: An Approach to Achieving Fairness and Progress in Implementing International Agreements The globalization of commerce, trade, and financial services places significant pressure on international efforts to address complex issues. The challenge is not simply adopting the best policies but... Stanley E. Morris 15 7 1999-07-01 World International Organizations
War Crimes Tribunal Charges Milosevic and Four Leaders with War Crimes On May 27, 1999, the International Tribunal for Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) indicted and issued an arrest warrant for Slobodan Milosevic, the Yugoslav President, and four high-level... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 Former Yugoslavia Law of War, International Courts
War Crimes Tribunal Prepares for New Investigations in Kosovo With the peace agreement in Kosovo, the International Tribunal for Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) is preparing for a major expansion of its investigative efforts in Kosovo. On June 8, 1999,... Bruce Zagaris 15 7 1999-07-01 World Law of War, United Nations