Articles

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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
AILA Defends the Right to Counsel in Immigration Cases The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has adopted a resolution which supports the attorney-client privilege, the confidentiality of attorneys' work product, and facilitating access to... Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Immigration
Senate Establishes A Special Panel on Asylum On December 6, 1985, a bipartisan supported resolution, S.Res. 267 was submitted by Senator Gordon Humphrey (R-NH) that would establish a special panel on asylum. Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Asylum
ASIL Panel Held on International Law and Refugee Asylum The American Society of International Law ("ASIL") took a look at the emerging law of refugee asylum at its annual meeting held in Washington, D.C. on April 9-12, 1986.  The panel of refugee law... Constantine G. Papavizas 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Asylum
Swiss Court Edges Toward Punishing Money Laundering A Swiss appeals court increased the prison terms for several alleged money launderers, members of the Swiss branch of the international Pizza Connection, on appeals by both the defense and... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 2 4 1986-04-01 Switzerland Money Laundering
Attorneys Win Victories in Forfeiture Cases Counsel have won important victories in two cases involving forfeiture of fees.  In the case of United States v. Christopher Reckmeyer, Judge James C. Cacheris held that the defendant had a right to... Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
Torture Victim Protection Act of 1986 In an attempt to clarify the law surrounding the application of the Alien Tort Claims, 28 U.S.C. 1350, to international human rights violators, Congressmen Gus Yatron and Jim Leach in the House, and... Jay Rosenthal 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Torture
OAS Sponsoring Inter-American Conference on Narcotic Drugs On April 22-29, 1986, the Organization of American States held a specialized conference on drug traffic in Rio de Janeiro. Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 Latin America and South America Drug Enforcement
Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture Concluded On December 9, 1985, a Resolution to adopt the Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture was adopted at the third plenary session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American... Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 Latin America and South America Torture
Presidential Commission on Organized Crime Reports on Drug Trafficking On March 13, 1986, the President's Commission on Organized Crime, whose mandate has now expired and is now extinct, promulgated a report, entitled "America's Habit: Drug Abuse, Drug Trafficking and... Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
Book Reviews: Rolf A. Schütze, Enforcement of Rights Abroad The author is a practitioner, writer and teacher who wrote Enforcement of Rights Abroad to give guidance to practitioners desiring authoritative information on how to pursue legal matters in an... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 2 4 1986-04-01 International Law
House Hearings Charts Progress in U.S.-Bahamian Drug Cooperation On April 16, 1986, the Subcommittee on Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture of the Committee on Government Operations, U.S. House of Representatives held hearings on "Initiatives in Drug... Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 Bahamas Drug Enforcement
AIDP and OAS Conclude Cooperation Agreement On April 11, 1986, the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP) concluded a cooperation agreement. Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 Latin America and South America International Criminal and Comparative Law
IRS to Aggressively Go After Illegal Activity Cash On March 21, 1986, the Internal Revenue Service issued temporary regulations that persons caught in the possession of large amounts of "illegal activity cash" in excess of $10,000 will be slapped... Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Financial Crimes
Roger Olsen Named Assistant Attorney General For Tax Division of U.S. Department of Justice On March 26, 1986, President Reagan announced that he will nominate Roger Olsen to be Assistant Attorney General for the Tax Division of the Department of Justice.  Mr. Olsen is expected to be... Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Tax Enforcement
Seminar Illustrates Criminalization of Tax Law The BNA Fourth Annual Seminar on Criminal Tax Fraud on April 17-18, 1986 in Washington, D.C., touched on numerous international enforcement issues.  A panel of experienced government attorneys and... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Tax Enforcement
Report of Terrorism Bills Released The Report, entitled Bills to Authorize Prosecution of Terrorists and Others Who Attack U.S. Government Employees and Citizens Abroad, Hearing before the Subcommittee on Security and Terrorism of the... Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Counter-terrorism
New Trade in Services Survey Regulations in Force New regulations under the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey (IITSSA) became effective on April 17, 1986. The significant development reflected in the new rules is a liberalization... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Trade Enforcement
U.S. Approves Haitian Assistance & Haitian Cooperation on Illegal Migration On February 25, 1986, Secretary of State George Shultz signed a determination that will permit the obligation of fiscal (FY) 1986 funds for certain forms of assistance to Haiti.  Due to serious... Bruce Zagaris 2 4 1986-04-01 Haiti Adjective Enforcement
Customs Report Highlights Enforcement Success in 1985 The just-published annual report of the U.S. Customs Service tells of a change from an administrative collection bureau to a border enforcement agency.  In the course of a major centralization effort... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 2 4 1986-04-01 United States Adjective Enforcement