Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Pedophile Gang Smashed in Worldwide Police Swoop A major Internet-based pedophilic network was smashed on July 2, 2002 in an international police operation according The Hague. The operation focused on capturing members of a criminal organization... Dimple Shah and Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 United States, Europe Customs Enforcement, European Union, Organized Crime, Sex Crimes
U.S. Treasury Broadens Reporting of Deposit Interest Paid to Nonresident Aliens On July 30, 2002, the Internal Revenue Service issued proposed rules that would extend reporting U.S. bank deposit interest paid to nonresident aliens from Canada to 15 countries. The announcement... Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 Canada, United States Taxation
Caribbean Community Takes Initiative on Crime and Security On July 3-5, 2002, at the Twenty-Third Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) held in Georgetown, Guyana. The Regional Task Force on Crime and... Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 Caribbean Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Economic Integration
EU Issues Council Decision on Security Involving International Football Matches On April 25, 2002, the Council of the European Union adopted a decision concerning security for international football matches, breaking additional ground in a new, but growing area of international... Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 Europe European Union
U.S. Court Denies Guantanamo Detainees Access to U.S. Courts On July 31, 2002, U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kelly denied efforts by 16 detainees to obtain access to U.S. courts, lawyers, or secure their release. Judge Kollar-Kotelly framed the... Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 United States, United Kingdom, Kuwait Human Rights, Jurisdiction, Terrorism, Prisoner Rights
European Council Issues Framework Decision on Joint Investigation Teams On June 13, 2002, the Council of the European Union issued a Council Framework Decision providing for the establishment and operation of joint investigation teams to investigate trafficking in drugs... Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 Europe Human Trafficking, Terrorism, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime
Mutual Assistance in the European Union: A Model for the World? The Council of the European Union (Brussels) established on May 29, 2000 in accordance with Article 34 of the Treaty on European Union the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between... Ilias Anagnostopoulos 18 9 2002-09-01 Europe European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
Danish Government Presents Program for Justice, Home Affairs and Civil Protection On July 3, 2002, the Danish Minister of Justice Lene Espersen outlined the work program of the Danish Presidency of the European Union in the field of police cooperation and judicial cooperation in... Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 Europe, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
Torture Convention Protocol on Prison Inspection Progresses July 23, 2002, the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) passed a protocol to the International Convention on Torture to establish an independent prison inspection system. The U.... Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 United States, Cuba, Syria Human Rights, United Nations, Torture, Prisoner Rights
El Salvador Torture Victims Win Award in U.S. Court against Former Salvadoran Officials On July 23, 2002, a jury in the U.S. District Court in West Palm Beach, Florida awarded $54.6 million in damages to three civilians who were tortured by security forces in El Salvador during the... Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 United States, El Salvador Human Rights, Torture
ASEAN Countries Progress in Counterterrorism Financial Enforcement Controls On July 28-August 1, 2002, during the ASEAN foreign ministers meeting, the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) has agreed on a joint statement to enhance counterterrorism financial enforcement efforts as... Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 Asia Money Laundering, International Organizations, Terrorism
Bush Administration Issues Money Laundering Strategy Report On July 24, 2002, the Bush Administration issued its second National Money Laundering Strategy Report (NMLSR 2002), which highlighted international initiatives. In his remarks explaining the report... Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 United States, Colombia Money Laundering, Customs Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
The Status of the Anti-Money-Laundering Regime in the Czech Republic The stable financial sector in the Czech Republic is an ideal location for the placement, layering and integration of illicit profits into numerous banking and non-banking financial institutions.... Trifin J. Roule and Michael Salak 18 9 2002-09-01 Europe, Czech Republic Money Laundering, Customs Enforcement, Human Trafficking, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Forfeiture of Narcotics? Trafficking Assets Abroad On July 12, 2002, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia affirmed an order to forfeit $4.6 million on deposit at the Banco Espanol de Credito in Madrid, Spain belonging to Juan Ramon... Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 United States, Spain Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. Appellate Court Remands Libyan Torture Case of Two US Citizens On June 28, 2002, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an opinion in a lawsuit brought by two U.S. citizens against the Socialist People?s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (... Bruce Zagaris 18 9 2002-09-01 United States, Iran, Human Rights, Terrorism, Prisoner Rights