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Title Abstract Authorsort ascending Volume Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
A Small Step Forward in the Guatemala Genocide Case Recently the Spanish supreme court ruled that lower courts may exercise universal jurisdiction to investigate acts of torture committed during the Guatemalan civil war between 1976 and 1984. It is a... Quirine A.M. Eijkman 19 9 2003-09-01 Spain, Guatemala Human Rights, Jurisdiction, Law of War, War Crimes, Genocide
Brazil Amends Its Money Laundering Law On July 9, 2003, Brazilian President Lula enacted Law No. 10,071, which amended and added provisions to Law No. 9,613, of March 3, 1998, which provides on crimes of money laundering or of occultation... Jorge Nemr 19 9 2003-09-01 Brazil Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Due Diligence, Privacy
U.S. Designates 6 for Military Tribunals as Allies Express Concern On July 3, 2003, President George W. Bush designated six detainees suspected of involvement in terrorism as eligible to be tried before military tribunals, thereby triggering then process that U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 19 9 2003-09-01 United States Law of War, National Security, Terrorism, Prisoner Rights
Bibliography I. Books A. Constitutional and Human Rights Guide to International Human Rights Practice (3rd ed. 1999), Transnational Publishers, 348 pp. B. Combating Transnational Terrorism USA PATRIOT Act;... Bruce Zagaris 19 9 2003-09-01 World Bibliography
U.S. and Mexico Announce Indictment of Arellano Felix Cartel Leaders On July 8, 2003, a press conference of Attorney General John D. Ashcroft and Mexican Attorney General Rafael Macedo de la Concha announced the criminal indictment against the Arellano Felix brothers... Bruce Zagaris 19 9 2003-09-01 United States, Mexico Drugs & Trafficking, Asset Forfeiture
U.S. Deports Pennsylvania Man to Ireland for 1975 Killing On July 17, 2003 agents of the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested John Edward Anthony McNicholl at his home in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. He was flown to Dublin the following day... Bruce Zagaris 19 9 2003-09-01 United States, United Kingdom, Ireland Extradition, Terrorism, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. and EU Conclude Mutual Assistance and Extradition Agreements On July 19, 2003, the European Union published in the EU Official Journal the texts of the European Union-United States Agreement on extradition and mutual assistance which were signed on June 25,... Bruce Zagaris 19 9 2003-09-01 United States, Europe Extradition, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Suspends Military Aid to 35 Countries for Failure to Conclude Exemption Agreements On July 2, 2003, the Bush Administration suspended all U.S. military assistance to 35 countries under the American Servicemembers Protection Act of 2002 (ASPA) because they refused to pledge to... Bruce Zagaris 19 9 2003-09-01 United States Immunity, Jurisdiction, International Courts
IMF Imposes Pressure on Bolivia to Increase Corporate Tax Collection On July 20, 2003, the media reported that the Bolivian Government, under intense pressure from the International Monetary Fund to meet fiscal targets and avoid economic collapse, is planning... Bruce Zagaris 19 9 2003-09-01 Bolivia International Organizations, Taxation
U.S. Court Awards U.S. Nationals $313 Million Against Iran for 1997 Israel Bombing On July 17, 2003, U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, awarded a judgment of $313 million to the family of Leah Stern, a U.S. citizen from New York... Bruce Zagaris 19 9 2003-09-01 United States, Iran, Israel Immunity, Terrorism, Alien Tort Claims Act
Venezuelans Sue President Chavez in Florida for April 2002 Shootings On July 11, 2003, representatives of 15 anti-protestor Venezuelan plaintiffs filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Venezuelan President... Bruce Zagaris 19 9 2003-09-01 United States, Venezuela Human Rights, Jurisdiction, Alien Tort Claims Act
European Commission Issues Communication on Comprehensive EU Policy Against Corruption On June 2, 2003, the European Commission adopted a Communication on a comprehensive European Union policy against corruption that has important benchmarks for EU members to implement internal and... Bruce Zagaris 19 9 2003-09-01 Europe Corruption, European Union
White Collar Crime 2003 Review In March 2003, the American Bar Association through its Criminal Justice Section and Center for Continuing Legal Education held the annual White Collar Crime. The materials from the two-day... Bruce Zagaris 19 9 2003-09-01 United States Taxation, White Collar Crime