Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Appellate Court Gives Victory to International Human Rights on Mexican Abduction On September 11, 2001, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court decision that Humberto Alvarez-Machain (“Alvarez) could maintain his suit for abduction based on the... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Human Rights, Kidnaping, Drugs & Trafficking, Alien Tort Claims Act
U.S. Court Dismisses for Sovereign Immunity “Comfort Women” Case Against Japan On October 4, 2001, U.S. District Judge Henry H. Kennedy, Jr. issued an opinion, dismissing a suit brought by fifteen foreign women, on behalf of themselves and other similar situated, who claim they... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 United States, Asia, Japan Immunity, Sex Crimes
Mexico Arrests National Suspected of Murder in the U.S. On September 26, 2001, the media reported that Mexican law enforcement authorities have arrested Juan Manuel Casillas, 22, in Mexico City who is suspected of killing tow of his cousins in 1999 and... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Human Rights, Capital Punishment
U.S. and Other Countries Attack Against Additional List of Terrorist Supporters On October 11, 2001, the U.S. named 39 additional persons linked to the al Qaeda network, including a series of charitable organizations, businesses, and individuals with close contacts with... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 United States Terrorism
Caribbean Countries Take Counterterrorism Measures International organizations and national governments continue to take new counterterrorism measures in the aftermath of responding to the September 11, 2001 bombing incidents in the United States.... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 Caribbean Terrorism
G7 Promises to Enhance Counterterrorism Anti-Money Laundering Efforts In a joint communique the G7 ministers promised to implement two United Nations Security Council resolutions that call for the freezing of suspected terrorist funds. In addition to the joint... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 World Money Laundering, Terrorism
U.S. Forms New Investigative Team to Target Terrorist Financial Networks On October 25, 2001, the U.S. Department of Treasury announced a new investigative team that will target charities, non-governmental organizations and underground remittance systems used by Al Qaeda... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 United States, Middle East Terrorism
FATF Adopts New Standards to Combat Terrorist Financing On October 31, 2001, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), after an extraordinary meeting on the financing of terrorism held in Washington D.C. on October 29 and 30, 2001, issued new international... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 World International Organizations, Terrorism
S. African Constitutional Court Rules Deporting Alleged Terrorist To U.S. Violated Rights On May 28, 2001, the South African Constitutional Court held that the deportation of Mr. Mohamed in October 1999 to the U.S. for prosecution of his role in the bombing of the U.S. Embassies in... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 United States, South Africa Extradition, Human Rights, Terrorism
U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Denial of Use by Foreign Revenue Authorities of RICO Suite to Collect Cigarette Taxes On October 12, 2001, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in a 2 to 1 decision dealt another blow to efforts by foregin revenue authorities to utilize suites under the Racketeer... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 Canada, United States Money Laundering, Customs Enforcement
U.S. Enacts Counterterrorism Act with Significant New International Provisions On October 26, 2001, President George W. Bush signed into law the Uniting and Strengthening American By Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA Patriot) Act of... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 United States Terrorism
UK High Court Orders 19 Financial Institutions to Freeze Accounts Linked to Abacha The court order follows the discovery by the U.K. Financial Services Authority (FSA) that 23 London banks had handled $1.3 billion on behalf of the family and friends of Gen. Abacha. The order... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 United Kingdom, Nigeria Corruption, Asset Forfeiture
ICTY Moves Forward With Much Activity Three important developments in October in the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) were the surrender of a former Yugoslav general, a decision by the appellate chamber... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 Balkans Human Rights, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
U.S. Obtains Tax Evasion Convictions of Foreign Financial Consultants Using Foreign Accounts On October 12, 2001, two Swedish nationals who are naturalized U.S. citizens pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Maryland of tax evasion for failing to report approximately & 700,000... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 United States, , Luxembourg Taxation
Bibliography Bibliography of books, articles, and documents. Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 World Bibliography
Cross Border Transactions: Avoiding Tax Fraud (Part 1) In cases where a tax evader does not reside in Canada and does not own significant assets in Canada, tax authorities may need to rely on extradition to punish the person. Generally, a treaty or some... Claud Auger & Thomas Copeland 17 12 2001-12-01 Canada, United States Taxation
Brazil Temporarily Blocks Paraguayan Extradition Request for Former General Oviedo On October 11, 2001, the media reported a Brazilian federal judge has temporarily blocked an extradition request by Paraguay for Gen. Lino Oviedo, the former head general. Oviedo was detained in... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 Brazil, Paraguay Extradition, Immunity
UK Will Extradite Alleged Islamic Militant Wanted for 1995 French Bomb Attacks According to French Justice Minister Maylise Lebranchu, the decision to extradite Mr. Ramda is the first example of improved cooperation between European Union countries since they agreed on a joint... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 France, United Kingdom Extradition, Terrorism
Shocking the Canadian Conscience in Extradition Accordingly, attempts by defense counsel in Canada to resist extraditin for their clients have been largely unsuccessful. The first case was the decision in Burns in which the Court reconsidered its... Leslie Pringle and Steven Shurka 17 12 2001-12-01 Canada, United States Extradition, Human Rights, Prisoner Rights
EU Proposal for Minimum Provisions to Criminalize Illicit Drug Trafficking Art. 1 of the Framework Decision defines “illicit drug trafficking” as “the act, without authorization of selling and marketing as well as, for profit, of cultivating, producing, manufacturing,... Bruce Zagaris 17 12 2001-12-01 Europe European Union, Drugs & Trafficking

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