Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
International Certification to Combat Diamond Smuggling Gains Momentum and U.N. Security Council Bans Sales of Diamonds from Sierra Leone On June 28, 2000, government and industrial officials from Belgium, India, Israel and the U.S. attended a meeting organized by the British Government at which they agreed to cooperate with other... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 Sierra Leone Smuggle
Lockheed Agrees to $13 Million Fine in Sale of Satellite Technology to China On June 13, 2000, the Lockheed Martin Corporation agreed to pay $13 million in fines to the U.S. Government and to remedial measures to strenghten its computer and other monitoring of export control... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 China Export Enforcement
Prosecution of Wheeler for Supercomputer Exports to Bulgaria Overturned and Dismissed On October 5, 1999, U.S. District Judge in the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division, William M. Hoeveler dismissed the indictment against Robert Wheeler in connection with charges that he... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 Bulgaria Export Enforcement
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Handles Appeal of Former Prime Minister and Decides to Join for Trial Cases of Four Senior Military Officers The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has granted the Prosecutor's motion to join the cases of four senior military officers while the Appeal Chamber has completed hearing of the former... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 Rwanda Law of War
Bosnian Serb Former Detention Camp Commander Arrested On June 25, 2000, NATO-led peacekeepers arrested Dusko Sikirica, 36, a leading Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect accused of both individual and superior criminal responsibility with three counts of... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 Bosnia Arrest
Yugoslav War Crimes Prosecutor Shoots Down Immunity for Milosevic On June 21, 2000, Carla Del Ponte, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia, announced that the indictment against Slobodan Milosevic would not... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 Former Yugoslavia War Crimes
FATF Welcomes Proposed Austrian Law to Eliminate Anonymous Passbooks On June 15, 2000, the Financial Action Task Force issued a press release, welcoming the "clear political commitment" by the Austrian Government to abolish anonymous passbooks in accordance with a... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 World Banking Supervision
U.S. Indicts Persons for Internet Gambling While Congress Considers Internet Gambling Prohibition Act On June 14, 2000, a grand jury indictment was filed in the U.S. District Court in San Jose, charging the Handa Lopez, Inc. (HLI) and two of its executives, David Brown of California and Raymond Clark... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 United States Computer Crimes
FATF Releases Report on 15 Non-Cooperative Money Laundering Jurisdictions On June 22, 2000, the Financial Action Task force released a review identifying non-cooperative jurisdictions on anti-money laundering. Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 United States Money Laundering
U.S. and Caribbean Countries Sign Agreements on Repatriation of Criminals In response to a series of problems and complaints from Caribbean governments about the increase of serious crime resulting from the lack of information about the repatriation of convicts from the U.... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 Caribbean Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
U.S. Congress Votes Approves $1.3 Billion for Counterdrug Effort in Colombia On June 30, 2000, the U.S. Senate approved a spending bill that includes approximately $1.3 billion in counterdrug assistance to Colombia, primarily to help train and equip the Colombian Army and... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 Colombia Drug Enforcement
British and Dutch Take Action Against Chinese Human Trafficking Operations On June 29, 2000, the Dutch police announced it had arrested for investigation seven people in connection with the human trafficking operation that led to the death of 58 Chinese immigrants who were... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 China Human Trafficking
U.S. Appellate Court Rejects Application of Speciality to Sentencing On April 10, 2000, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a sentencing, rejecting arguments that the sentencing violated specialty provisions of the U.S.-Canadian extradtion... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 United States Extradition
World Bank Warns Philippines to Strengthen Anti-Corruption Measures On June 19, 2000, during the annual three-day Consultative Group meeting, the World Bank and international donors warned the Philippine Government it must strenghten its anti-corruption efforts or... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 Philippines Corruption
Dutch Cross-Border Criminal Prosecution Efforts Failed in Desi Bouterse Case On June 30, 2000 the court of appeal in the Hague overturned six out of seven decisions of the city court which found Suriname former military leader guilty of organizing illegal drug transports in... Timur Sinuraya 16 8 2000-08-01 Netherlands Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
OECD Report on Tax Havens and Preferential Tax Regimes The Committee on Fiscal Affairs (CFA) of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), on June 26, 2000, issued a 30-page report entitled Towards Global Tax Cooperation (a Report... Charles M. Bruce 16 8 2000-08-01 World Tax Enforcement
Spanish Prosecutors Schedule Initial Hearing on US Extradition Request for Lopez On July 4, 2000, Spanish prosecutors announced the scheduling of an intial hearing scheduled for July 7, 2000 at the on request to extradite Jose Ignacio Lopez Arriortua, the former executive for... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 Spain Extradition
Frankel's German Plea Prepares Extradition to the U.S. On June 16, 2000, Martin R. Frankel, the U.S. fugitive financier whose extradition from Germany has been requested on charges of fraud in the amount of more than $200 million from insurance comapnies... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 Germany Extradition
Defending a Criminal Case With International Human Rights Law International human rights law has come home to the United States.  Recently, the Supreme Court, federal appellate and district courts, and state courts have begun grappling with the application of... Richard J. Wilson 16 8 2000-08-01 World Human Rights
U.S. Appellate Court Rejects Application of Double Jeopardy Provision of ICCPR On April 13, 2000, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Court affirmed a conviction and rejected the attempted assertion of the double jeopardy provision of the International Covenant on Civil... Bruce Zagaris 16 8 2000-08-01 United States Court Conviction

Pages