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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
President Clinton Signs into Law Bill Providing Economic Sanctions for Firms Linked to Drug Kingpins On December 3, 1999, President Bill Clinton signed the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (“FNKDA”)(H.R. 1555), legislation that prohibits U.S. companies from doing business with foreign firms... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 World, United States, Colombia Administration of Justice, Economic Sanctions, National Security, Terrorism, Drugs & Trafficking
California Suits Target Japanese Corporations for Forced Labor and Mistreatment of Civilians During World War II On December 7, 1999, a series of suits were filed in California against some of Japan’s largest mining, steel, construction, and trading houses on the 58th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 Canada, United States, Germany, United Kingdom, China, Japan, Switzerland, Netherlands, South Korea, Australia Human Rights, Law of War, War Crimes, Prisoner Rights
Australian Court Grants Bail for Fugitive Pending Extradition Due to Medical Conditions On May 24, 1999, the Federal Court of Australia overturned denial of bail by the Magistrate on an extradition of a Hungarian national. The fugitive was T, a Hungarian national who emigrated to... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 Australia, Hungary Administration of Justice, Extradition, Fraud
First Holocaust Action Is Filed Against Israeli Bank On November 22, 1999, the media revealed that in the preceding week the first Holocaust action over dormant accounts claimed by heirs of European Jews who perished in the Holocaust was filed against... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 United States, Germany, Israel, Poland Administration of Justice, Law of War, Genocide, International Courts
Colombia Extradites Suspected Drug Lord to the U.S. On November 21, 1999, Colombia extradited a suspected drug lord to the U.S., the first extradition of a Colombian national to the U.S. since 1990, amid new terrorist incidents apparently directed... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 United States, Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador Administration of Justice, Extradition, Terrorism, Drugs & Trafficking
Concerns About the Independence of Defense Counsel Before the (Permanent) International Criminal Court Concerned about the independence of defense counsel before the (permanent) International Criminal Court, the International Criminal Defense Attorneys Association and the Law Faculty of the Leiden... Michael Plachta 16 1 2000-01-01 World, United States, Balkans, Netherlands Administration of Justice, Jurisdiction, International Courts
Justice and State Department Officials Testify in Support of Proposed US-Korean Extradition Treaty On October 20, 1999, before a session of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, representatives of the U.S. executive testified in support of the proposed extradition treaty between the U.S... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 United States, South Korea Money Laundering, Extradition, Taxation, Terrorism, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, Capital Punishment, Treaties
South Africa Will Review Extradition of Former Ethiopia Dictator for Genocide On December 6, 1999, the South African Government, which has been the subject of criticism from human rights groups, has agreed to review Ethiopia’s request to extradite the exiled dictator Mengistu... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Ethiopia Corruption, Extradition, Human Rights, Genocide
U.S. Revokes U.S. Tourist Visa of Ex-Panama Leader Due to Visa Irregularities On November 26, 1999, the Panamanian daily LA PRENSA reported that the U.S. Government has revoked the U.S. tourist visa of former Panamanian president Ernesto Perez Balladares due to irregularities... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 Canada, United States, China, Panama Corruption, Counterfeiting, Immigration
U.S. Senate Passes Internet Gambling Prohibition Act of 1999 On November 19, 1999, the U.S. Senate passed S. 692, the Internet Gambling Prohibition Act of 1999, by unanimous consent. The Act would provide criminal penalties to online betting activity that... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 United States Cybercrime, Administration of Justice, International Gaming
House of Lords Allows Extradition Appeal to U.S. for Computer Crime The House of Lords has upheld an appeal by the U.S. Government of an extradition for computer crimes involving an interpretation of the extradition treaty and its application to technological crimes... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 United States, United Kingdom Cybercrime, Extradition, Fraud, Forgery, Treaties
U.S. Quashes Attachment by Terrorism Victim Against Iranian Property On November 15, 1999, the U.S. Government obtained an order to quash the writ of attachment entered by the Clerk of the Court on November 18, 1998, that purported to attach “all credits held by the U... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 United States, Iran, Palestine Administration of Justice, Human Rights, Immunity, Terrorism, Murder
U.S. Court in S. Florida Sentences Cruise Ship Employees for Smuggling Endangered Species On November 18, 1999, U.S. District Judge Jose Gonzalez in Fort Lauderdale sentenced Dwayne Cunningham to 14 months incarceration with two years supervised released and Robert Lawracy to two years... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 United States, Caribbean, Bahamas Administration of Justice, Endangered Species, Treaties
Operation Casablanca Shows US Banks Transfer Juarez Cartel Money In Argentina On December 3, 1999, a report revealed that in October 1999 law enforcement officials disclosed that, as a result of the continuing investigations due to leads from Operation Casablanca, they had... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 Argentina Money Laundering, Corruption, Bank Secrecy, Drugs & Trafficking
EU Justice and Home Affairs Council Continues Progress on Criminal Cooperation On December 2, 1999, the Justice and Home Affairs Council held its 2229th meeting, signaling continuing progress on criminal cooperation. The Council achieved progress on the draft Convention on... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 Europe Administration of Justice, Counterfeiting, International Organizations, Trade Enforcement, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime
U.S. Senate Permanent Investigation Subcommittee Continues Private Banking Hearings On November 10, 1999, the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held its second day of hearings on “Private Banking and Money Laundering: A Case Study of Opportunities and... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 World, United States Money Laundering, Administration of Justice, Bank Secrecy, Taxation, Drugs & Trafficking
France Arrests Former Rwandan Minister on Warrant from International Tribunal On November 25, 1999, the French Government arrested Jean de Dieu Kamuhanda, 46, in Paris on a warrant from the International Tribunal for War Crimes in Rwanda, which is based in Arusha, Tanzania…[... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 France, Rwanda Administration of Justice, Jurisdiction, Law of War, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
U.S. Reports Good Cooperation with Russia on Financial Investigations On December 1, 1999, U.S. law enforcement authorities reported good cooperation with counterpart Russian officials on investigations into financial irregularities and arrested Svetlana Kudryavtsev of... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 United States, Russia Money Laundering, Jurisdiction
Implementation of Former Yugoslavian War Crimes Proceed Several developments indicate that the International Tribunal for War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia and efforts by national governments continue to implement efforts to adjudicate alleged war... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 Balkans Administration of Justice, Human Rights, Jurisdiction, Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts
OAS Holds Meeting in Montevideo and Adopts Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism On October 5-7, 1999, at its Twenty-Sixth Regular Session in Montevideo, Uruguay, the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) of the Organization of American States, made progress on a... Bruce Zagaris 16 1 2000-01-01 North America, Latin America and South America, Caribbean Money Laundering, International Organizations, Drugs & Trafficking