Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Appellate Court Rules Executive Has No Power to Use Military Power to Arrest Americans On December 18, 2003, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in a 2 to 1 decision held that an attorney for U.S. citizen Jose Padilla may pursue habeas relief on his behalf. Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 United States Human Rights, Terrorism
South Africa and Brazil Act Against Trafficking in Human Organ Ring On December 7, 2003, prosecutors announced the arrests of 14 persons in South Africa and Brazil for an international scheme to illegally sell human body parts. On December 10, 2003, South African... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 Brazil, South Africa Human Trafficking
U.S. Close to Agreements with 3 Latin American Ports on Container Security Initiative On December 17, 2003, speaking at an Inter-American Dialogue forum, Department of Homeland Security International Affairs Director Cresencio Arcos said the United States is exploring the possibility... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 United States, Brazil, Argentina, Panama Maritime, Terrorism
US Court in Tampa, Florida Indicts 9 for Factoring Fraud Scheme On December 5, 2003, federal prosecutors announced that they have charged nine persons for allegedly orchestrating a nearly decade-long scheme that bilked Espirito Santo Bank of Florida out of $170... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 Bahamas, United States Fraud
U.S. and French Reach Agreement on Criminal Investigation In Takeover of Executive Life On December 11, 2003, negotiators from the United States and France reached an agreement in principle to settle charges concerning the 1991 failure of Executive Life, a California insurer, and its... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 United States, France Fraud
Nigeria Will Investigate Internet Fraud and ?419 ?Swindles On November 26, 2003, Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo announced Nigeria would start an inquiry into internet fraud and examine he existing laws on internet fraud. In particular, the inquiry... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 Nigeria Cybercrime, Fraud
Swiss Court Convicts British Businessman of Helping Abacha Laundering Money As Britain Returns ?3 of Looted Funds to Nigeria On December 21, 2003, a Swiss court convicted Israeli-born British businessman Uri David of laundering tens of millions of dollars in bribes for General Sani Abacha. On December 23, Britain... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 Brazil, Switzerland, Nigeria Money Laundering, Corruption, Asset Forfeiture
European Parliament Adopts Resolution on Corruption On December 4, 2003, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on a comprehensive European Union (EU) policy against corruption. The resolution called on the Council Presidency to sign the United... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 Europe Corruption, European Union
100 Countries Sign the UN Convention Against Corruption On December 9-11, 2003, more than 100 countries signed the United Nations Convention Against Corruption at a ceremony in Merida, Mexico. During the ceremony U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 World Corruption, International Organizations, United Nations
U.S. 6th SAR Activity Review Shows International Money Laundering TrendsU.S. 6th SAR Activity Review Shows International Money Laundering Trends In November 2003, the U.S. Department of Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published Issue 6 of the SAR Activity Review ? Trends, Tips and Issues. The document is published... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Terrorism, Privacy
War Crimes Tribunals As the ICTY prosecutions continue in full force, some of the Balkan countries are also prosecuting war crimes. The Milosevic case continues to draw attention, as the former U.S. Gen. Wesley Clark... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 United States, Balkans Human Rights, Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts
ABA/ABA Money Laundering Enforcement Seminar On October 19-21, 2003, the American Bankers Association (ABA) and the American Bar Association (ABA) held their annual Money Laundering Enforcement Seminar in Washington, D.C. Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Terrorism, Privacy
Iraq Governing Council Establish Special Tribunal and Saddam Hussein Is Arrested On December 9, 2003, Iraq?s transitional Governing Council voted to establish its own special tribunal to judge Iraqi nationals on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. The... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 Iraq Law of War, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
European Commission Proposes European Evidence Warrant for Criminal Proceedings On November 14, 2003, the European Commission presented a proposal to create a European Evidence Warrant that would apply the principle of mutual recognition to obtaining certain types of evidence... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 Europe International Organizations, Mutual Legal Assistance
Civil Rights Groups Pressure Nigeria to Revoke Taylor?s Asylum On December 11, 2003, a coalition of West African civil rights group clamored for the Nigerian Government to revoke asylum for the former Liberian President Charles G. Taylor. They contended that... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone Extradition, War Crimes, International Courts
Most EU Members Will Miss Deadline for Arrest Warrants Most European Union (EU) members will miss the December 31, 2003 deadline to adopt a common search and arrest warrant, which will facilitate extradition requests for all serious criminal offenses.... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 Europe Extradition, European Union
Interpol Issues Red Notice Against Former Liberian President On December 4, 2003, Interpol issued a ?red notice? against former Liberian president, Charles Taylor, for his alleged participation in atrocities committed during Sierra Leone?s civil war, which... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone Extradition, Human Rights, War Crimes
Peru Issues New International Warrant against Former President Fujimori On December 11, 2003, a Peruvian Supreme Court justice issued a new international warrant for the arrest of Peruvian former president Alberto Fujimori, charging him with the torture of a journalist... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 Peru, Japan Extradition, Immunity
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit Holds Guant?namo Detainees Have Rights On December 18, 2003, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in a two-to-one decision, reversed a district court decision and held that ?enemy combatants? have habeas corpus rights... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 United States, Iraq, Afghanistan Human Rights, Terrorism
Russian Oligarchs and Former Extradition Targets Sue Russian Government On December 4, 2003, Boris Berezovsky, the Russian media magnate, announced he is preparing to sue the Russian Government over alleged appropriation of is assets in the media, mining and oil... Bruce Zagaris 20 2 2004-02-01 United Kingdom, Russia Extradition, International Organizations, International Courts, Asset Forfeiture

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