E.g., 2024-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Czech Republic Frees Uzbek Opposition Leader and Denies Extradition Request On December 14, 2001 a Prague Municipal Court ruled that Uzbek’s opposition leader, Mohammed Solih, would not be extradited to Uzbekistan to serve a 15 ½ year sentence for alleged involvement in a... Meredith Beach 18 2 2002-02-01 Czech Republic, Uzbekistan Extradition, Human Rights, Terrorism
Europe Union Adds to List of Terrorist Groups On December 28, 2001 the European Union added to its list of terrorist organizations to include Irish, Basque, Greek and Middle Eastern extremist groups. The significance of the list is that EU... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 Europe, United Kingdom, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Ireland National Security, Terrorism, European Union, Asset Forfeiture
Argentina Arrests Astiz on Swedish Extradition Warrant for “Dirty War” On December 28, 2001, in response to an extradition request from the Swedish Government, the Argentine Government arrested Alfred Astiz, a navy officer accused of murdering a 15-year old Swedish girl... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 Italy, Argentina, Extradition, Human Rights, Jurisdiction, Murder, War Crimes
U.S. Congress Rejects Anti-ICC Provisions During the third week of December, Senate and House conferees considering a Defense Department appropriations bill rejected an amendment proposed by Republican Senator Jesse Helms of North Carolina... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States Immunity, Jurisdiction, International Courts
U.S. Enacts Law Authorizing U.S. Taxpayers to Pay Compensation for Terrorism Victims Amid Multiplying Suits by Terrorist Victims On December 26, 2002, U.S. President George W. Bush signed into law Sec. the Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002, which includes provisions to... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States, Iran, Cuba Terrorism, Asset Forfeiture
Detention of Taliban, Al Qaeda and Other Suspects Raises Legal Issues As the U.S. and Afghanistan Governments take custody of more individuals arrested during the conflict within Afghanistan, many legal issues have arisen about the propriety of their detention, the... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States Human Rights, Law of War, National Security, Prisoner Rights, Terrorism
Cross Border Transaction: Avoiding Tax Fraud While third parties are subject to criminal sanction for participating in tax evasion, they were generally not subject to civil penalties. Given the fact that the onus on the Crown to prove a... Claude Auger & Thomas Copeland 18 2 2002-02-01 United States Taxation
ABA/ABA Money Laundering Enforcement Conference Materials On October 21-23, 2001, the American Bar Association/American Bankers Association held the annual program. As usual, its materials contain an abundance of excellent information for professionals.... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Terrorism, Asset Forfeiture
U.S. Treasury?s Issues Proposed Rules on Correspondent Accounts for Foreign Shell Banks, SARs for Money Transmitters, and Reporting by Non-financial Trades and Businesses of Certain Currency Transactions On December 28, 2001, the U.S. Department of Treasury published in the Federal Register notice of proposed rules for ?Counter Money Laundering Requirements-Correspondent Accounts for Foreign Shell... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Taxation, Terrorism
Mexico Arrests Narcotics Family Wanted by the U.S. On January 4, 2002, the media reported the Mexican Government, at the request of the U.S. Government, has arrested four leaders of a family of alleged drug traffickers who now face extradition to the... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
Mexico Arrests Leader of Narcotics Cartel on U.S. Extradition Charge On December 20, 2001, Mexican authorities arrested Miguel Caro Quintero, who has been widely identified for years as the leader of one of the world?s largest drug cartels, on a U.S. extradition... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States, Mexico Money Laundering, Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance
Brazil?s Supreme Court Denies Paraguay Extradition Request of General Oviedo On December 17, 2001, the Brazil Supreme Court announced it denial of Paraguayt?s petition to extradite former army chief Lino Oviedo on charges of planning the assassination in 1999 of Paraguayan... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 Brazil, Paraguay Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance
Brazil Court Annuls Denial of Trevi?s Refugee Claim and Grants habeas Corpus in Effort to Avoid Mexico Extradition and moves Her from Prison On December 18, 2001, lawyers for Mexican pop star Gloria Trevi announced on the day before that a Brazil court annulled a ruling denying her refugee status, thereby providing her an opportunity to... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 Mexico, Brazil Extradition
Two Persons Plead Guilty in International Internet Sports Wagering On November 3, 2001, two individuals, who owned and operated Gold Medal Sports, an online sports book that operates out of Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, pleaded guilty to various charges of gambling... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States, Caribbean Cybercrime, International Gaming
House of Lords Affirms Extradition of Suspected Al Qaeda Official for African Embassy Bombings On December 17, 2001, the Law Lords, the highest court of Britain, affirmed the extraditability of Khaled al Fawwaz, an alleged Al- Qaeda member who is charged with planning the 1998 bombings of two... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States, United Kingdom, Africa Extradition, Human Rights, Terrorism, European Union, Capital Punishment
U.S Raids 2 Large Muslim Charities and Provides Technical Assistance to Countries on Regular Charities On December 14, 2001, Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) Agents raided two more large Muslim charities. Meanwhile the U.S. is planning technical assistance to 39 countries on regulating... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States Terrorism, Asset Forfeiture
British Court Denies Bail to Algerian Pilot Linked to Sept. 11 Incidents On December 10, 2001, High Court judge Duncan Ousely denied bail to Lotfi Raissi, an Algerian pilot accused of helping train a hijacker suspected of crashing a plane into the Pentagon on September 11... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States, United Kingdom Extradition, Terrorism
Interpol and Treasury Cooperate on Combating Terrorist Financing On December 11, 2001, Interpol Secretary General Ronald K. Noble and U.S. Treasury under Secretary for Enforcement Jimmy Gurule announced new joint Treasury-Interpol cooperation to combat terrorist... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States International Organizations, Terrorism
President Bush Adds Two Pakistani Groups to List of Terrorists For Blocking Funds On December 20, President George Bush announced that two Pakistani groups had been added to the list of terrorist groups whose financial assets must be blocked . Both groups, Lashkar R-Tayyiba (LAT... Bruce Zagaris 18 2 2002-02-01 United States, Pakistan National Security, Terrorism, Asset Forfeiture