E.g., 2024-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Criminal Charges against Kenyans and Proposed Bill Focuses on Kenyan Counter-Terrorism Efforts "A criminal case against three Kenyans, the role of the U.S. and a proposed counter-terrorism bill have focused attention on Kenya’s counter-terrorism efforts. In the criminal case on August 11, 2008... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 Kenya, United States Detention
Recognition and enforcement of the supervision of probation measures "At the 2838th meeting of the Council of the European Union held on December 6, 2007, the Council reached a general approach on a draft Framework Decision on the recognition and supervision of... Michael Plachta 24 11 2008-11-01 Europe Administration of Justice, European Union, International Organizations, Jurisdiction
Rwanda Prepares to Charge Senior French Officials for Crimes in 1994 Genocide "As a result of the publication of the “Mucyo Commission” report detailing the complicity and active participation of France in the 1994 genocide, Rwanda is preparing to initiate criminal charges... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 Africa, France, Rwanda Genocide, Human Rights, War Crimes
Sudan Will Seek Resolution from U.N. General Assembly for Opinion by ICJ on Authority of Security Council Referral to ICC "On August 15, 2008, Sudanese media reported that the Sudanese government will try to obtain support at the United Nations General Assembly in its battle with the International Criminal Court (ICC).... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 Africa, Sudan Genocide, Human Rights, International Courts
International Enforcement Operation Taken Against Mexican Gulf Cartel On September 17, 2008, the U.S. Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey announced that 175 individuals were arrested and on September 16, 2008, on charges related to an international drug trafficking... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 United States, Mexico, Italy Customs Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
RULE 15 DEPOSITIONS OF SAUDI SECURITY POLICE AND ADMITTED AT TRIAL DO NOT VIOLATE CONFRONTATION "In United States v. Abu Ali, the Fourth Circuit ruled that admission of videotaped depositions, taken in Saudi Arabia and at which the defendant was not physically present, did not violate the... Ahmad Yakzan and Linda Friedman Ramirez 24 11 2008-11-01 Saudi Arabia, United States Administration of Justice, Prisoner Rights, Terrorism
District Court Finds Violation of Dual Criminality in case of Extradition from India A United States Judge has granted partial relief to a defendant in the case of Stefan Wathne, a national of Iceland and a resident of Russia, who was arrested for extradition in India. Wathne... Linda Friedman Ramirez 24 11 2008-11-01 United States, India Extradition
Olenicoff Sues UBS and 30 Others for Fraud in Undeclared Income Scheme On September 16, 2008, Igor Olenicoff, who has pled guilty to tax crimes, sued UBS and more than 30 defendants for fraud and related causes of action, seeking $500 million in damages. Among the... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 United States, Switzerland, Money Laundering, Taxation
British Court Orders UK Execute To Give Torture Evidence to Guantánamo Detainee On August 21, 2008, the High Court in Britain held that a terrorism suspect being held at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba had credible arguments that U.S. government agents had illegally taken Binyam Mohamed to... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 United States, United Kingdom, Cuba Extradition, International Courts
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Money Laundering Charges for Tax Crimes "On June 17, 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit overturned a dismissal of a case charging defendants with money laundering related to tax offenses involving legal sources. The... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 United States, Virgin Islands Fraud, Money Laundering, Treaties
A U.S. Appellate Court Overturns Conviction Due to Failure of Government and Counsel to Notify Defendant of Consular Rights On September 9, 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit vacated the conviction of a defendant for ineffective assistance of counsel and remanded the case to the district court because... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 United States, Nigeria Administration of Justice, Due Diligence, Human Rights, Drugs & Trafficking
World Bank Ends Aid Efforts to Chad On September 9, 2008, the World Bank ended its financing of Chad’s oil pipeline to Cameroon after a dispute with the government over broken pledges to use profits on health, education, and easing... Philip Mayer 24 11 2008-11-01 Africa, Chad Corruption, International Organizations, Bribery
Colombia Seizes Counterfeit Euro Notes in Joint Operation with Spain On August 28, 2008, Colombian National Police (DIJIN) jointly supported by officers of the Spanish Brigada de Investigación del Banco de España (BIBE) and Europol made the largest ever seizure of... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 Colombia, Spain Administration of Justice, Counterfeiting, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Indicts Philadelphia Export Company and Employees for Alleged Bribes to Vietnamese Officials On September 5, 2008, the Acting Assistant Attorney General Matthew Friedrich and Acting U.S. Attorney Laurie Magid for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced four individuals were arrested... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 United States, Vietnam Customs Enforcement, Bribery
International Organizations, Governments, and Private Sector Try to Combat Somalia Maritime Piracy in Gulf of Aden On September 15, 2008, European Union foreign ministers approved plans for a possible naval mission to the Horn of Africa to prevent and arrest pirates attacking and hijacking ships and kidnapping... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 Europe, Somalia International Organizations, Maritime, European Union, Kidnaping
Brazil Extradites Alleged Colombian Cocaine Capo to the U.S. "On August 22, 2008, Brazil extradited Juan Carlos Ramírez-Abadía, 45, allegedly a leader of Norte del Valle (NVC), a notorious cartel in Colombia, to the United States where he has been indicted on... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 Brazil, Colombia, Latin America and South America, United States Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition, Murder, Mutual Legal Assistance
Canada Deports U.S. Draft Deserter and U.S. Sentences Him to 15 Months "In July 2008, Canadian authorities deported Private Robin Long, 25, of Boise Idaho, who left his U.S. Army unit in 2005 because of his moral opposition to the war and fled to Nelson, British... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 Canada, Iraq, United States Extortion
Caribbean Countries Express Concern About Criminal Deportees from the U.S. "On August 20, 2008, Baldwin Spencer, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, who is also the chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), reiterated his concern about the U.S. practice of deporting... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 Antigua & Barbuda, Caribbean, Haiti, United States Immigration
European Court of Justice Annuls Implementation of Al-Qaeda UN Sanctions "On September 3, 2008, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) set outside the judgments of the Court of First Instance and annulled the Council regulation freezing Mr. Yassin Abdullah Kadi, a resident... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 Afghanistan, Europe, Saudi Arabia Human Rights, International Courts, Terrorism
EU Touts New Counterfeit Goods Cooperation with China "In May 2008, the European Union issued papers on its efforts to combat counterfeit goods and touted its new agreement with China as a likely means to reduce pirating from its chief source. At the... Bruce Zagaris 24 11 2008-11-01 China, Europe Counterfeiting, Customs Enforcement, Intellectual Property