Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Supreme Court Deals Setback to Bush Administration on Military Commissions On June 29, 2006, the United States Supreme Court handed down one of the last decisions of the 2005-2006 term, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, 126 S.Ct. 2749 (2006). Salim Ahmed Hamdan is a Yemeni citizen,... James P. Taylor 22 9 2006-09-01 United States Human Rights, Law of War, National Security, Terrorism, Prisoner Rights
Central America Increasingly Overwhelmed by U.S. Deportation of Criminal Aliens Responding to increased criminal activities among immigrant gangs, in 1996 the U.S. Congress passed The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (PL 104-208) (“1996 Immigration Law... Victoria Gotsch 22 9 2006-09-01 United States, Latin America and South America, El Salvador, Guatemala Immigration, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime
Getty Museum to Return Disputed Art to Italy, Greece In the latest developments in a long-running controversy, California J. Paul Getty Museum has agreed to return disputed antiquities to Italy and Greece. The Museum, which has suffered negative press... Jed Borod 22 9 2006-09-01 United States, Italy, Greece Art and Cultural Property
EU Justice and Home Affairs Council Deliberates Evidence Warrant, Transfer of Sentenced Persons, and Procedural Rights in Criminal Proceedings On June 1-2, 2006, the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs of the Council held its 2732nd Council Meeting, making progress on the European Evidence Warrant (EEW), the transfer of sentenced... Bruce Zagaris 22 9 2006-09-01 Europe European Union
EU Commission Issues Green Paper on Presumption of Innocence On April 26, 2006, the Commission of the European Communities issued a paper on the presumption of innocence. The paper explains that the presumption of innocence is a fundamental right, contained in... Bruce Zagaris 22 9 2006-09-01 Europe Human Rights, European Union, Prisoner Rights
EU Directive on Criminalization and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights On April 26, 2006, the Commission of the European Communities adopted a proposal for a directive to combat intellectual property offenses, amending the proposal it approved on July 12, 2005. The... Bruce Zagaris 22 9 2006-09-01 Europe Intellectual Property, European Union
U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Consular Rights of Foreigners Arrested in the U.S. On June 28, 2006, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the remedies of a foreign arrestee in the United States for violations of the Vienna Convention on Consular Convention are limited. In... Bruce Zagaris 22 9 2006-09-01 United States, Mexico, Honduras International Organizations, Prisoner Rights
EU Orders Review of Savings Tax Directive On the anniversary of the taking effect of the European Union’s saving tax directive, Laszlo Kovacs, EU Tax commissioner, has ordered a review of the operation of the directive to see whether it... Bruce Zagaris 22 9 2006-09-01 Europe, Switzerland Bank Secrecy, Taxation, European Union
European Parliament and Foreign Governments Investigate U.S. Surveillance of SWIFT Following the June 22, 2006 media revelations of Bush administration surveillance of Society of Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) wire transfer records, the European Parliament... Bruce Zagaris 22 9 2006-09-01 United States, Europe Bank Secrecy, International Organizations, Terrorism, European Union, Privacy
Financial Action Task Force Issues 2005-2006 Annual Report On June 23, 2006, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued its 2005-2006 annual report. This year’s report focuses on a number of FATF initiatives, including efforts to expand FATF membership,... Bruce Zagaris 22 9 2006-09-01 World Money Laundering, International Organizations, Terrorism
EU and Philip Morris Conclude Anti-Smuggling, Anti-Counterfeit Agreements On June 6, 2006, the European Commission announced that since July 2004 fourteen European Union (EU) members have joined the Community and the initial ten EU members in their efforts to combat... Bruce Zagaris 22 9 2006-09-01 Europe Customs Enforcement, Trade Enforcement, European Union
U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Political Activist’s Extradition to Thailand On May 22, 2006, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed a district court decision to extradite Van Duc Vo, a naturalized U.S. citizen, to Thailand, denying Vo’s argument that the... Bruce Zagaris 22 9 2006-09-01 United States, Thailand, Vietnam Extradition, Terrorism
Justice and Home Affairs Meets, Focuses on Illegal Migration On June 1-2, 2006, the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs of the Council held its 2732nd Council Meeting, making progress on the European Evidence Warrant (EEW), the transfer of sentenced... Bruce Zagaris 22 9 2006-09-01 Europe European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
Enhancing the Anti-Money Laundering Regime and Combating Terrorist Financing in Indonesia Indonesia has made great strides in the enhancement of its AML/CFT regime over the past five years. One of the key components that produced this improvement was the implementation of the Financial... David H. Burris 22 9 2006-09-01 Indonesia Money Laundering, Due Diligence, Terrorism
U.K. Detains British Citizen on U.S. Terrorism Charges On July 19, 2006, British authorities arrested and detained a U.K. citizen on terrorism-related charges after a Connecticut grand jury indictment. According to a media report the U.S. Department of... Bruce Zagaris 22 9 2006-09-01 United States, United Kingdom Cybercrime, Extradition, Terrorism
U.S. Issues Indictments and Restraining Orders, Arrests CEO in Internet Gaming Crackdown On July 17, 2006, U.S. prosecutors announced the indictment in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri against 11 persons and 4 firms, the arrest of the chief executive of... Bruce Zagaris 22 9 2006-09-01 United States, Caribbean, United Kingdom, Costa Rica, Antigua & Barbuda Money Laundering, Cybercrime, International Gaming, Fraud