Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
New U.S. Laws Pertaining to U.S. Nationals Committing Sex Crimes Against Minors in Foreign Lands On April 10, 2003, Congress passed the Prosecutorial Remedies and Tools to End the Exploitation of Children Today (Protect) Act. One important section of the act addressed the problem of so-called... Lindsay Nordell 20 8 2004-08-01 United States Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Sex Crimes
European Central Bank and Interpol Conclude Anti-Counterfeit Currency Agreement On May 12, 2004, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) concluded an agreement to cooperate on combating the counterfeiting of the euro. The... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 Europe Counterfeiting, International Organizations, European Union
Riggs Bank Problems Leave Foreign Embassies Without Any U.S. Banks Riggs Bank’s problems in managing the accounts of foreign governments—a factor in the recent sale of the bank—has resulted in closing of the Riggs accounts of more than 100 embassies, as of mid-July... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 United States, Africa, Middle East Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
EU Justice & Home Affairs Council Meets On June 8, 2004, the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European Union held its 2588th Meeting and continued its progress on a wide range of international enforcement cooperation and criminal... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 Europe European Union
OECD Holds Global Forum on Tax Policy On June 3-4, Germany hosted in Berlin a meeting of the OECD Global Forum on Taxation to try to put all national approaches to tax matters on a level playing field. Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 World Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Authorities Seize Advertising Funds for Overseas Online Casinos Tropical Paradise, a Costa Rica-based Internet casino operation, has filed an action in U.S. District Court against Discovery Communications to demand the return of $3.25 million, of which $3.2... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 United States International Gaming, Jurisdiction, Asset Forfeiture
Dominican Republic Court Dismisses Drug Charges against British Woman On June 9,2004, a panel of 5 judges in the Dominican Republic exonerated a woman whose boyfriend died trying to smuggle several bags of cocaine by swallowing them. Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 United Kingdom, Dominican Republic Jurisdiction, Drugs & Trafficking
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS, ARTICLES AND DOCUMENTS I. Books A. Comparative Criminal Law and Enforcement Cooperation Jeffrey Davidow, The U.S. and Mexico: The Bear and the Porcupine. Markus Wiener Publishers, 254 pp., ISBN 1-55876-334-1. (The U.S... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 World Bibliography
English Court Holds Extradition Hearings for British Bankers Wanted in Enron Case Hearings were held June 21 and 23 by British courts to review a U.S. request for the extradition of 3 men accused of secret off-balance-sheet investments in an Enron partnership. Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 United States, United Kingdom Extradition, Fraud, White Collar Crime
U.S. Justice Department Finally Decides to Honor Court’s Conditional Extradition Order On June 18, 2004, the U.S. Justice Department agreed to the extradition conditions imposed by a Dominican Republic court. This came one day after initially claiming as “non-binding” the provision... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 United States, Dominican Republic Extradition, Capital Punishment
Congo Refers Crimes Situation to ICC Prosecutor and U.S. Abandons U.N. Immunity Request On April 19, 2004, Luis Moreno Ocampo, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), received a letter from the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) referring to him the... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 United States, Congo Human Rights, Immunity, United Nations, International Courts
Yugoslav Tribunal Continues in Full Force As the work of the Yugloslav Tribunal reaches at its peak, a key concern is whether it has the ability to implement and enforce its mandates. On June 11, 2004 a 42-page report commissioned by the... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 Balkans Human Rights, Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts
Sierra Leone Court Upholds Jurisdiction over Former Liberian President and Affirms Recruitment of Children Was a War Crime On May 31, 2004, the Special Court for Sierra Leone denied an application by Charles Taylor, the former President of the Republic of Liberia, to quash his indictment and to set aside the warrant for... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 Liberia, Sierra Leone Human Rights, Law of War, War Crimes
How Effective is the UN Mechanism in Combating Terrorism Financing? The Case of Qatar and the Former Chechnyan Leader Yandarbiyev On February 13, 2004, Zelimkhan Ahmedovich Yandarbiyev, the acting President of the breakaway Republic of Chechnya from April 1996 to February 1997, died in Doha, the capital of Qatar, from wounds... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 20 8 2004-08-01 World, Russia, Qatar International Organizations, Terrorism, United Nations, Asset Forfeiture
EU and European Banks Start Counter-Terrorism Database On June 10, 2004, several major European Commission, in partnership with the four European Credit Sector Federations (European Banking Federation; European Savings Bank Group; European Association of... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 Europe Bank Secrecy, Due Diligence, Terrorism, European Union, Privacy, Economic Integration
Saudi Arabia Acts to Regulate Terrorist Financing, But Questions Remain On June 2, 2004, Saudi Arabia announced it would disband all existing charitable entities and committees operating abroad, including Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation (responsible for as much as $50... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 Saudi Arabia Terrorism
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Sovereign Immunity No Bar to Suit to Recover Art from Austria On June 7, 2004, the United States Supreme Court held by a 6-3 majority that the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) of 1976 applies to conduct of the Republic of Austria’s alleged wrongdoing... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 United States, Austria Art and Cultural Property, Immunity
U.S. and British Detention Policies Continue to Unravel and Draw Litigation and Criticism During May and June 2004, controversy over U.S. and British detention policies continued to mount. Due to space limitations this article covers only the U.S. Government decision to charge Australian... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 United States Human Rights, Law of War, National Security, Terrorism, Prisoner Rights
European Human Rights Courts Orders Russia To Pay Legal Fees of Gusinsky for Wrongful Prosecution On May 19, 2004, the European Court of Human Rights issued a judgment holding the Russian Government violated the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in... Bruce Zagaris 20 8 2004-08-01 Europe, Russia Corruption, Administration of Justice, Human Rights, European Union