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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
EU Justice and Home Affairs Council Meets and Focuses on Counter-Terrorism On December 2, 2004, the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European Union issued a press release, summarizing its recent meeting. The Council agreed on a series of documents relating to counter... Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 World, Europe Terrorism, European Union
U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Mexican Habeas on Death Row On December 10, 2004, the U.S. Supreme Court accepted certiorari in the case of a Mexican national on death row who is alleging that lack of timely access to Mexican consular officials under the... Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 United States, Mexico Human Rights, International Courts, Prisoner Rights
Bibliography of Books, Articles and Documents Bibliography of books relevant to international enforcement law. Published February 2005. Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 World Bibliography
EU Ecofinance Ministers Approve the 3rd Anti-Money Laundering Directive On December 7, 2004, the European Union finance ministers agreed to the third directive on anti-money laundering, targeting in part the measure specifically at methods used to finance terrorism. The... Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 Europe Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, International Organizations, European Union
Treasury Gives U.S. Money Service Businesses 6 Months To Improve Anti-Money Laundering Due Diligence On December 8, 2004, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued Interpretive Release 2004-1, requiring Money Service Businesses (MSBs) to take strengthened anti-money laundering due diligence measures... Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 North America, United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
IMF/World Bank Publish Handbook on Financial Intelligence Units In 2004, the International Monetary Fund/World Bank have published a handbook, Financial Intelligence Units: An Overview (133 pp., 2004, ISBN 1-58906-349-X). The reason for the book is that financial... Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 World Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Due Diligence, International Organizations
Colombia Hands Cali Cartel Capo to the U.S. On December 3, 2004, the Colombian government handed Mr. Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela, the former leader of the powerful Cali cocaine cartel, to the United States government. Immediately U.S. Drug... Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 World, United States, Latin America and South America, Colombia Money Laundering, Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
Unocal Settles Alien Tort Claims Act Suit on Myanmar On December 13, 2004, plaintiffs and the Unocal Corporation agreed to settle lawsuits concerning human rights violations committed during the construction of a pipeline in Myanmar. The suits allege... Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 United States, Myanmar Human Rights, Alien Tort Claims Act
U.S. Court Takes Jurisdiction to Control Custody over U.S. National in Saudi Arabia On December 16, 2004, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates ruled that United States courts had jurisdiction in the case of Ahmed Abu Ali, a U.S. citizen jailed in Saudi Arabia as a terrorism suspect.... Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 United States, Saudi Arabia Extradition, Human Rights, Jurisdiction, Terrorism, Torture, Prisoner Rights
New Revelations of Widespread Detainee Abuse by U.S. Call for Action During December a number of new reports showed evidence of widespread abuse by the U.S. of detainees in military custody. On December 20, 2004, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) released... Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 United States Human Rights, Terrorism, Torture, Prisoner Rights
US Tries To Stop International Criminal Court Investigation On December 1, 2004, the Bush Administration tried to block a European initiative to obtain Security Council support for an International Criminal Court (ICC) role in investigating war crimes in... Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 United States, Burundi United Nations, International Courts
ICJ Announces Hearings in Congo Aggression Proceedings Against Uganda On December 6, 2004, the International Court of Justice decided it will holding public hearings in the case concerning Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo... Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 Africa, Uganda Law of War, United Nations, War Crimes, International Courts
Corruption Enforcement Initiative Creates Waves in Central America 2004 was a year in which anti-corruption efforts continued to have a dynamic impact on current or former heads of state in Central American countries. Costa Rica, traditionally known for its high... Bruce Zagaris 21 2 2005-02-01 Latin America and South America, Caribbean, Costa Rica Corruption