Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
EU Commission and European Banking Federation Agree to Create Consolidated Sanctions Data Base On November 4, 2003, the European Banking Federal (FBE) announced the decision of the European commission to cooperate with banks in the establishment and start of a consolidated database of persons... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 Europe International Organizations, Terrorism, European Union, Economic Integration, Sanctions
War Crimes Tribunal Continue As Enforcement Mechanisms Hinder Progress The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (CITY) and Cambodian war crimes tribunals are among the international criminal tribunals that have experienced new developments with... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 Balkans, Cambodia Law of War, War Crimes
U.S. Grants Prisoner of War Status to Saddam Hussein On January 9, 2004, the U.S. Department of Defense announced it designated Saddam Hussein a prisoner of war, which requires certain special treatment and permits the International Committee of the... br 20 3 2004-03-01 United States, Iraq Immunity, Law of War, War Crimes, Prisoner Rights
Maryland Trafficking Prosecuting Has Many International Law Implications On January 8, 2004, U.S. District Judge Alexander Williams Jr. sentenced Barbara Coleman-Blackwell, 33, to five years and three months in federal prison for bringing a Ghanaian woman to the United... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 United States Human Trafficking
Brazil Takes New Action Against Money Laundering At the start of January 2004, the Brazilian government has resolved to adopt 13 measures to fight money laundering. The implementation of such measures will be undertaken by the recently created... Jorge Nemr 20 3 2004-03-01 Brazil Money Laundering
Some Aspects of Cross-Border Debt-Recovery in the Former Soviet Union International debt recovery is aimed towards the recovery of debts regardless of locations of debts and debtors. It is still widely presumed in the West that the legal remedies for recovery of... Timur Sinuraya and Svetlana Tulaykova 20 3 2004-03-01 Russia Asset Forfeiture
Miami Lawyer Convicted of International Laundering of Drug Proceeds On December 22, 2003, after a three-week trial before United States District Court Judge Patricia A. Seitz, a jury convicted Miami criminal defense attorney Juan Carlos Elso on two counts of... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 United States Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking
Correction: Interpol Issues ?Red Notice? Against Former Liberian President The last issue of the International Enforcement Law Reporter (Feb. 2004 at p. 53) carried an article about the issuance of an Interpol ?Red Notice? against former Liberian President Charles Taylor... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 Liberia Extradition, Immunity, International Organizations, War Crimes
DEA Operation Streamline Catches 11 in Colombian-U.S. Heroin Ring On December 22, 2003, after a three-week trial before United States District Court Judge Patricia A. Seitz, a jury convicted Miami criminal defense attorney Juan Carlos Elso on two counts of... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 United States, Colombia Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. Appoints Judges for Guant?namo Military Tribunals On December 30, 2003, the U.S. Department of Defense announced the appointment of appellate judges and the person to oversee military tribunals of suspected terrorists held at Guant?namo Bay, Cuba. Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 United States Human Rights
U.S. Attorney Issues New Indictment against Cali Cartel and U.S. Requests Extradition On January 16, 2004, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officials announced a massive international effort to close an international heroin trafficking operation between Cali, Colombia and the U.S... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 United States, Colombia Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime
Panama Extradites Alleged Colombia Drug Lord to the U.S. On January 14, 2004, Panamanian authorities extradited Arcangel de Jesus Henao Montoya, an alleged Colombian drug lord and one of its most suspected cocaine traffickers to the U.S. on charges of... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 United States, Colombia, Panama Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime
EU Progresses on European Arrest Warrant The Special Court was authorized by the Security Council and then elaborated in a formal agreement between the U.N. and the Sierra Leone Government. It has an international prosecutor. The Sierra... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 Europe Extradition, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S.-Bahamas TIEA Goes Into Effect On December 31, 2003, the U.S. Department of Treasury announced that the United States and The Bahamas have exchanged diplomatic notes that bring into force the tax information exchange agreement... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 United States, Bahamas Taxation
Nigerian Announces Initiatives Against Internet Fraud On January 21, 2003, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, finance minister for Nigeria, announced an initiative against Internet fraud. Ms. Okonjo-Iweala... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 Nigeria Cybercrime, Fraud
U.S. Anti-Terrorism Prevention Measures Continues & Produces Negotiations and Frictions Abroad In the beginning of 2004, the U.S. Government?s efforts to extend anti-terrorism and homeland security measures has produced new measures and cooperation with foreign governments, but also protests,... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 United States Human Rights, Terrorism
U.S. Supreme Court Takes Certiorari Over US Citizen Arrested in Afghanistan On January 9, 2003, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it had granted certiorari in the appeal of Yaser Esam Hamdi, an alleged Taliban fighter who U.S. forces arrested in Afghanistan in late 2001, and... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 United States, Afghanistan Human Rights, Terrorism
U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Limits on Suing Foreign Sovereigns for Human Rights Abuses On January 16, 2004, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit unanimously affirmed a lower court dismissal of a case against Iran for alleged human rights crimes... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 United States Human Rights, Immunity
U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari on Alvarez-Machain Claims On December 1, 2003, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the petition for writ of certiorari in the Alien Tort Claims Act involving the 1990 abduction of a Mexican doctor who was under indictment by a... Bruce Zagaris 20 3 2004-03-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Immunity