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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
U.S. Tax Authorities Continue to Press Initiative Against Offshore Tax Evaders The U.S. tax authorities continue their efforts to investigate and pursue promoters of offshore tax evasion schemes by broadening the use of Joe Doe summons and seeking additional information from... Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 United States Taxation
Special Court for Sierra Leone Grapples with Challenges As the Special Court for Sierra Leone continues its work, it is experiencing challenges from both the announced departure of its registrar and criticism from the defense bar. Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 Sierra Leone Court Conviction
Nigerian Court Dismisses Biggest Transnational Fraud Case On July 19, 2004, Abuja High Court Judge Lawal Gumi dismissed Nigeria's largest fraud case due to lack of jurisdiction. Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 Nigeria Fraud
U.S. Close to Checkmating Fischer over Deportation in Japan On August 24, 2004, Japan ordered fugitive legend Bobby Fischer deported after rejecting his request for protection as a political refugee.  Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 Japan Deportation
S. Africa Constitutional Court Affirms Dismissals of Appeal by 69 in E. Guinea Extradition, Arrests Margaret Thatcher's Son, and Trial of Mercenaries in Zimbabwe Concludes On August 4, 2004, the Constitutional Court of South Africa affirmed a judgment by the Pretoria High Court in June against 69 South Africans held in Harare, Zimbabwe. Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 South Africa Court Conviction
Military Tribunals Hold Hearings on Guantanamo Detainees and 2 Major Reports Expose Problems with U.S. Detention Policies In the aftermath of the three U.S. Supreme Court decisions on the rights of persons detained by the U.S. government in its application of counter-terrorism, many different legal maneuvers are... Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 United States Investigation
Human Rights Watch Report Criticizes U.N. Counter-Terrorism Committee On August 10, Human Rights Watch released a report criticizing the U.N. Security Council for tacitly allowing countries to justify use of repressive policies as "counter-terrorism measures". Lindsay Nordell 20 10 2004-10-01 World Human Rights
ICC Prosecutor Opens an Investigation into Northern Uganda On July 29, 2004, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), announced that he had determined the existence of a reasonable basis to open an investigation... Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 Uganda International Criminal Court
Council of European Union Receives Report on Implementing Counter-Terrorism Actions On June 11, 2004, Coreper, a European Union (EU) counter-terrorism policy issued a report to the Council of the European Union on the implementation of the Declaration on Combatting Terrorism. Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 European Union Counter-terrorism
Business Sues US Department of Justice Over Efforts to Stop Online Gaming Ads On August 9, 2004, Casino City Inc. filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 United States Computer Crimes
EC Commission Proposes Enhancement of Access to Intelligence by Law Enforcement Agencies On June 16, 2004, the Commission of the European Communities (EC) proposed the enhancement of access to information by law enforcement agencies. Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 Europe Intelligence
OAS General Assembly Adopts Report of Fifth Meeting of Ministers of Justice In June 2004, at its thirty-fourth regular session in Quito, Ecuador, the Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly approved the conclusions and recommendations of the Fifth Meeting of... Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 Latin America and South America Jurisdiction
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Fugitive Disentitlement and Asset Forfeiture On May 18, 2004, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld a judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York which, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2466, dismissed a... Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 United States Asset Forfeiture
Swiss Authorities Will Unfreeze and Repatriate to Nigerian Most of Abacha Funds On August 18, 2004, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice announced it would unfreeze most of the $500 million funds deposited in Switzerland by Sani Abacha, the former military leader, and return them... Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 Nigeria Freezing of Assets
Belgian Arrests and Agrees to Prosecute Major Figure in Rwandan Atrocities On July 30, 2004, the media reported that Belgian authorities had agreed recently to prosecute Ephrem Nkezabera, 52, a prominent banker and also a senior member of the Interahamwe militia, the youth... Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 Belgium Prosecution
Limits in German Money Laundering Statute to Protect Counsel Fees The German Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe redefined the limits of the money laundering statute of section 261 Criminal Code with respect to ffes paid criminal defense counsel.  Clemens Kochinke 20 10 2004-10-01 Germany Money Laundering
Activities of Yugoslav and Rwanda War Crimes Tribunals On July 19, 2004, Hassan Jallow, the Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), announced that the South African police had arrested and surrendered to the Tribunal... Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 Former Yugoslavia War Crimes
US SAR Activity Review Shows Many International Money Laundering In August 16, 2004, the U.S. Departent of the Treasury Financia Crimes Enforcement Network released the seventh issue of The SAR Activity Review- Trends, Tips & Issues.  Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 United States Money Laundering
International Community Tries to Implement Security Council Resolution on Sudan On July 30, 2004, the Security Council adopted a resolution on the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Sudan and throughout August the international community scrambled to carry out the terms of... Bruce Zagaris 20 10 2004-10-01 World Security Council