Articles

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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Analysis and Evaluation of the Constitutive Documents of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon The adoption of Security Council (SC) Resolution 1757(2007) on May 30, 2007 ended months of indecision and confusion as to the status of the proposals to establish a criminal court with an... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 23 10 2007-10-01 Netherlands, Lebanon Law of War, United Nations, International Courts
U.S. and Peru Extend Protection of Peruvian Archaeological and Ethnological Material On June 9, 2007, the United States and Peru extended the Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) imposing import restrictions on pre-Colombian archaeological artifacts and Colonial ethnological materials... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 United States, Peru Art and Cultural Property, Customs Enforcement
Sierra Leone Court Convicts Two Former Pro-Government Militia Leaders On August 2, 2007, the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) convicted two former leaders of a pro-government militia of war crimes perpetrated during the civil war during the 1990s. The SCSL’s trial... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 Sierra Leone Law of War, United Nations, International Courts
Program Indicates U.S. is Becoming an Increasing Exporter of Prisoners On July 22, 2007, a small panel discussed International Prisoner Transfer Application Developments. It was organized by the Public International and Criminal Law Committee, International Law Section... Bruce Zagaris and Marieke Bjorgung 23 10 2007-10-01 United States, Mexico, Italy Transfer of Prisoners, Mutual Legal Assistance, Prisoner Rights
Brazil Arrests Colombian Drug Lord on U.S. Extradition Request On August 7, 2007, Brazilian authorities arrested Colombian Juan Carlos Ramirez Abadia, 44, at a luxury apartment in Aldeia de Serra in the state of São Paulo based on a U.S. extradition warrant.... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 United States, Brazil, Colombia Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime
Veracruz Customs Seizes Ye Gon’s Machinery On August 4, 2007, the Mexican media revealed that the Veracruz Customs Service Unit had seized machinery valued at more than 2 million Mexican pesos that was imported in March 2007 and destined for... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 United States, Mexico Customs Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Asset Forfeiture
U.S. Raids Disrupt International Car Theft Gang On August 1, 2007, U.S. law enforcement authorities arrested eight persons and disrupted a sophisticated, multi-state and international operation involved in stealing luxury automobiles and shipping... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 United States, Africa, Middle East Organized Crime
Privy Council Reverses Earlier Decision on Bahamas Extradition to the U.S. On July 23, 2007, in a 4-3 decision the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council ruled it had been erroneous in issuing an earlier order allowing the U.S. to appeal the granting of habeas corpus on... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 United States, United Kingdom, Bahamas Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS AND ARTICLES A. International Criminal Justice Cultural Issues in Criminal Defense (Linda Friedman Ramirez, ed.). 730 pp., Juris Publishing, Inc., 2d ed., 2007. … [more] Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 Bibliography
Eurojust and Europol Act Against Albanian Group in Six Countries On June 13, 2007, Eurojust and Europol coordinated police and judicial action to crack down on members of a transnational Albanian criminal network in Belgium, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 France, United Kingdom, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Albania, Austria European Union, Organized Crime
EU Evaluation of Hague Program Shows Both Progress and Delays On July 3, 2007, the Commission of the European Communities issued the second annual report on the implementation of the Hague Program on Justice, Freedom and Security policies. It found that... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 Europe International Organizations, European Union
Italy and Getty Museum Agree on Return of Artifacts to Italy On August 1, 2007, Italy announced an agreement with the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, whereby the museum agreed to return 40 artifacts, signaling a victory for Italy and its efforts to... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 United States, Italy, Greece Art and Cultural Property
U.S. Prepares to Extradite Mandela’s Son-in-Law on Rape Charges On July 15, 2007, international media reported that the Attorney General’s Office in Connecticut is preparing an extradition request for Isaac Amuah, son-in-law of former South African President... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 United States, South Africa, Ghana Extradition
New York District Attorney Praises Conviction of Ciprianis for International Tax Crimes On July 31, 2007, Robert M. Morgenthau, the district attorney of Manhattan, praised the convictions of two members of the Cipriani family for evading $10 million in New York taxes using offshore tax... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 United States, Italy Bank Secrecy, Taxation, White Collar Crime
American Express Bank International Must Pay $65 Million for Fines and Forfeiture in International Money Laundering Violations On August 6, 2007, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced that they have imposed monetary penalties, which, along with... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
Court Grants Bail in Mexican Extradition Case Due To Grant of Amparo in Mexico On December 21, 2006, United States Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Wistrich granted bail to Mexican national José Luis Muñoz Santos, who is accused of conspiracy and aggravated homicide in the State of... Linda Ramirez 23 10 2007-10-01 United States, Mexico Extradition
Trinidad Magistrate Orders Extradition of Three Suspects to U.S. in JFK Airport Terrorism Plot On August 6, 2007, a magistrate in Trinidad and Tobago ordered three men - Abdul Kair, 55, Kareem Ibrahim, 62, and Abdel Nur, 57 - extradited to the U.S. on charges that they conspired with a former... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 United States, Trinidad & Tobago Extradition, Terrorism
Alexander Requests Dismissal of Presiding Officer of Namibian Extradition Proceeding On August 10, 2007, Jacob “Kobi” Alexander, the former chief executive of Comverse Technology, filed an application to declare as unconstitutional the appointment of Petrus Unengu, the chief of... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 United States, Namibia Money Laundering, Extradition, Fraud
OECD Removes Liberia and Marshall Islands From Noncooperative List On July 25 and August 7, 2007, the OECD removed Liberia and the Marshall Islands respectively from the list of non-cooperative jurisdictions in its harmful tax practices initiative. Three... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 Liberia, Marshall Islands Bank Secrecy, International Organizations, Taxation
U.S. Congress Holds Hearings on Deportees in Latin America and the Caribbean On July 14, 2007, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere held a hearing on “Deportees in Latin America and the Caribbean,” which focused on the need for the U.... Bruce Zagaris 23 10 2007-10-01 North America, Latin America and South America, Caribbean Human Rights, Transfer of Prisoners