E.g., 2024-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Europol Signs Cooperation Agreement with Colombia Against Transnational Organized Crime On February 9, 2004, Europol announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with Colombia. The purpose of the agreement is to strengthen the cooperation of the European Union Members, acting... Bruce Zagaris 20 6 2004-06-01 Colombia, Europe International Organizations, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance
European Justice and Home Affairs Council Meet On March 30, 1004, the European Justice and Home Affairs Council issued a summary of the decisions and results of its 2574th Council meeting. The purpose of the Framework Decision on the Application... Bruce Zagaris 20 6 2004-06-01 Europe European Union
International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia Is In High Gear The International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) continues to handle a full load of cases while adjusting to new challenges. On April 6, 2004, the permanent Judges of the ICTY held a... Bruce Zagaris 20 6 2004-06-01 World, Balkans Human Rights, Law of War, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
Rwanda Pardons and Releases 4,500 Prisoners Arrested for Genocide On March 22, 2004, as Rwanda prepared to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the genocide, Rwanda Prosecutor General Jean de Dieu Mucyo announced that the government pardoned and released at least 4,... Bruce Zagaris 20 6 2004-06-01 Rwanda Human Rights, War Crimes, Genocide
Spanish Supreme Court Uphold Jurisdiction over Chilean Former Defense Minister On March 8, 2004, the Supreme Court of Spain upheld jurisdiction over claims for torture of Spanish nationals allegedly committed by Mr. Hernan Julio Brady Roche, the former Chilean Defense Minister... Bruce Zagaris 20 6 2004-06-01 Spain, Chile Human Rights, Jurisdiction, Transfer of Prisoners, War Crimes
Brazil Launches an Information Center of Money Laundering Crimes In March, the Federal Justice Council of Brazil launched the Information Center of the Federal Justice of Crimes Against the National Financial System and Money Laundering Crimes. The Center was... Jorge Nemr 20 6 2004-06-01 Brazil Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, White Collar Crime
World Bank Group Agrees on More Robust Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-terrorism Financial Plan On April 2, 2004, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank said they have agreed to adopt a more comprehensive and integrated approach to determine whether countries are complying with... Bruce Zagaris 20 6 2004-06-01 World Money Laundering, International Organizations, Terrorism, Mutual Legal Assistance
Riggs Bank Faces Investigations, Fines, and Rating Losses Due to Money Laundering Violations Riggs Bank has suffered substantially from U.S. Government investigations of violations of U.S. anti-money laundering laws. The media has reported that the Riggs Bank and its bank officers and... Bruce Zagaris 20 6 2004-06-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Due Diligence, White Collar Crime
U.S. Brings Series of Criminal Prosecutions Against Offshore Tax Schemes During the period immediately before April 15, 2004, the date for Americans to file their annual income tax returns, Assistant U.S. Attorneys, working with officials from the Tax Division of the... Bruce Zagaris 20 6 2004-06-01 United States Taxation, White Collar Crime
U.S. International Narcotics Control Strategy Report Shows Progress & Challenges In March 2004, the U.S. Department of State published the International Narcotics Control Strategy Report. It consists of two volumes. The first volume concerns Drug and Chemical Control and the... Bruce Zagaris 20 6 2004-06-01 United States, Mexico, Colombia Money Laundering, Customs Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
Deportation in Lieu of Extradition from Mexico U.S.-Mexico bilateral cooperation on fugitive issues has steadily improved in the last decade. Cooperation areas cover a wide spectrum of formal activities, ranging from extradition to prisoner... Rodrigo Labardini 20 6 2004-06-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Transfer of Prisoners, Mutual Legal Assistance
International Court of Justice Finds U.S. Breached its Obligations under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations On March 31, 2004, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled in the case Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United States of America) that the United States breached its obligations to... Rodrigo Labardini 20 6 2004-06-01 United States, Mexico Jurisdiction, International Courts, Prisoner Rights, Capital Punishment
EU Strategic Objectives to Combat Terrorism (Revised Plan of Action) As discussed in the last issue of the IELR, on March 25, 2004 , the European Council, citing the terrorist attacks in Madrid on March 11, 2004, adopted a declaration on combating terrorism, including... Bruce Zagaris 20 6 2004-06-01 Europe Terrorism, European Union
German Supreme Court Overturns the Conviction of Suspected Terrorist Due to On March 4, 2004, the German Supreme Court in Karlsruhe (BGH) quashed the conviction of El Motassadeq and remanded the case for retrial. The Hamburg District Court had sentenced the defendant to... Andreas R. J. Schnee-Gronauer 20 6 2004-06-01 United States, Germany Intelligence, National Security, Terrorism, Mutual Legal Assistance