Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
British Colombia Court Denies U.S. MLAT Request Due to Abuse of Process On July 5, 2002, the Supreme Court of British Columbia denied a request for assistance for records under the U.S.-Canadian Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters due to a finding of abuse of process... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 Canada, United States, United Kingdom Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance, Economic Integration
U.S. Asks U.S. Court to Stop Human Rights Suit by Indonesian Villagers Against Exxon Mobil for Counter-Terrorism Purposes On July 29, 2002, the U.S. Department of State told a U.S. District Court that an international human rights suit against the Exxon Mobil Corporation could undermine the war on terrorism. The... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 United States, Indonesia Human Rights, Terrorism, Alien Tort Claims Act
Mexican Leader Cancels Texas Visit to Protest Execution of Mexican National On August 14, 2002, Mexican President Viente Fox canceled a trip to Texas and a meeting with President George W. Bush in protest over the Texas State?s execution earlier in the day of Javier Suarez... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 United States, Mexico Human Rights, Capital Punishment
INS Cracks Child Smuggling Group On August 13, 2002 the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service announced success in cracking the international group of children smugglers that brought hundreds of children from the Central... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 United States, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala Human Trafficking, Organized Crime
Child Smuggling Cases Shed New Light on Growing Problems As a series of high profile cases shows, recent international efforts to eradicate child smuggling have met varying degrees of success. In a report released in June titled A Future Without Child... Brian McCarthy 18 10 2002-10-01 World, United States Human Trafficking, Organized Crime, Sex Crimes
U.S. Applies Pressure to Obtain Article 98 Immunity Agreements In the aftermath of the Security Council resolution in August providing for a one-year exemption for U.N. peacekeepers for prosecution for a year, the U.S. has intensified its requests to countries... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 United States, Europe, Switzerland Immunity, Jurisdiction, International Courts
Bar Groups Comments on FATF Consultative Paper The Financial Action Task Force, which for the first time invited comments from interested parties before making new policy, has received some early comments. It appears that many groups have made... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 Japan, United States Money Laundering, Privacy, White Collar Crime
Yugoslav Tribunal Resumes Milosevic Trial and Focuses on Compelling Reporters? Testimony At the end of August 2002, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) resumed its trials after a short break. The trial of former Yugoslavia leader Slobodan Milosevic... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 Balkans Human Rights, Law of War, Genocide, International Courts
USTR Seeks Comments on Eligibility for Andean Trade Benefits On August 15, 2002, an interagency committee chaired by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative requested comments on whether four Andean countries meet eligibility criteria under the new Andean... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 United States Trade Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
Angola Surrenders Gen. Bizimungu to Rwanda Tribunal On August 14, 2002, the Angolan Government flew from Luanda General Augustin Bizimungu, the Rwandan army?s chief of staff during the genocide of more than a half a million Tutsis and moderate Hutus,... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 Africa, Rwanda, Angola Law of War
IRS Petitions for More ?Joe Doe? Summons Against Master Card Records of U.S. Taxpayers with Accounts in Tax Haven Countries On August 15, 2002, the Internal Revenue Service petitioned the U.S. District Court in Miami for approval to serve its second ?John Doe? summons on MasterCard International to obtain records for U.S... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 United States, Caribbean, Switzerland, Liechtenstein Bank Secrecy, Taxation, Privacy
WHO Negotiates FCTC to Combat Tobacco Smuggling At the International Conference on Illicit Tobacco Trade, held at the United Nations in New York from July 30 to August 1, 2002, the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed it is helping to... Michelle Grant 18 10 2002-10-01 United States Customs Enforcement, International Organizations, Trade Enforcement
Montemayor Loses Effort to Pre-empt Mexican Extradition from the U.S. On July 26, 2002, U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Atlas issued an order denying the effort of Rogelio Monetemayor, former PEMEX General Director and politician, to obtain bail and an extradition... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 United States, Mexico Extradition
U.S. Court Denies U.S. Government Weiss Resentence Motion Despite Austrian Conditions On August 15, 2002, U.S. District Court Judge Patricia C. Fawsett denied the U.S. Government?s Motion for Re-Sentencing of Sholam Weiss despite the condition placed on his extradition order by... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 United States, Austria Extradition, Human Rights, Prisoner Rights
Extradition From Mexico Allowed with Assurances That Life Imprisonment Will Not Be Imposed On October 2, 2001 Mexico?s Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) ruled that in order for any extradition to proceed, the Requesting State must provide assurances that life imprisonment will not be imposed... Rodrigo Labardini 18 10 2002-10-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Human Rights, Transfer of Prisoners, Prisoner Rights
U.S. and European Governments Agree to Review Delist Procedures of Terrorist List On August 15, 2002, the United States Government agreed to review the appeals of governments whose citizens are on the United Nations list of persons involved in or supporting terrorism and other... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 United States, Europe, France, Switzerland Intelligence, National Security, Terrorism, European Union
Canada Lists Entities Associated with Terrorism Under New Criminal Code Powers On July 23, 2002, the Solicitor General of Canada, Lawrence MacAulay, announced that the Government of Canada had taken further action against terrorism by listing seven entities pursuant to the... Michael MacDonald 18 10 2002-10-01 Canada, United States, Afghanistan Intelligence, National Security, Terrorism
U.S. Court Denies Holy Land Foundation?s Challenge to U.S. Government Asset Seizure On August 8, 2002, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler gave the Bush Administration a major victory in its counter-terrorism financial enforcement efforts when it denied almost all of the claims of... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 United States Terrorism, Asset Forfeiture
Swiss Government Returns $ 78 Million of Montesionos? Money to Peru On August 21, 2002, the Swiss Government announced the transfer of almost $78 million to Peru after determining it was derived from illegal commissions on arms sales paid to Peru?s former... Bruce Zagaris 18 10 2002-10-01 Peru, Switzerland Money Laundering, Corruption, Arms Trafficking, Asset Forfeiture