Articles

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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS, ARTICLES AND DOCUMENTS Books A. Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and Torture C. Fornet, The Crime of Destruction and the Law of Genocide; Their Impact on Collective Memory, 182 pp., Ashgate (2007)...[more] Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 World Bibliography
Interpol and UN Establish Anti-Corruption Academy in Austria "On October 13, 2008, the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed an agreement to establish the first International Anti-... Philip Mayer 24 12 2008-12-01 World, Europe, Austria Corruption, Due Diligence, International Organizations, United Nations, Mutual Legal Assistance, White Collar Crime
U.S. Enacts Law Strengthening Both Civil and Criminal Laws Against Counterfeiting and Piracy "On October 13, 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property (PRO IP) Act. It strengthens both U.S. civil and criminal laws against... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 World, United States Cybercrime, Counterfeiting, White Collar Crime
FATF Acts on International Cooperation “On October 17, 2008, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Plenary took steps to protect the international financial system from abuse, issued guidance to assist jurisdictions in implementing UNS... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 World, United States, Mexico, Japan, Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan Money Laundering, Corruption, International Organizations, Terrorism, United Nations, Bribery, Conferences
European Commission Adopts Drug Action Plan for 2009-2012 “On September 18, 2008, the European Commission adopted a Communication on “An EU Drugs Action Plan for 2009-2012.” It proposed a broad range of measures to strengthen European cooperation to combat... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 Latin America and South America, Caribbean, Europe International Organizations, National Security, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime
Prosecutors File Amended Indictment against Karadzic On September 23, 2008, prosecutors have brought an amended indictment against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, containing a more narrow scope of alleged criminal acts and reducing the... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 Europe, Serbia Administration of Justice, Genocide, Human Rights, International Courts, Law of War, United Nations, War Crimes
French Refuse Italian Extradition Request of Ex-Member of Red Brigades on Humanitarian Grounds “On October 11, 2008, French President Nicolas Sarkozy refused to extradite a former terrorist of the Italian Red Brigades, Marina Petrella, for humanitarian reasons. The French government... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 France, Italy Administration of Justice, Extradition, Jurisdiction, Terrorism, Transfer of Prisoners, Prisoner Rights
ECOFIN Will Create Tax Information Exchange Network to Combat VAT Fraud On October 7, 2008, the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers asked the European Commission to include, in its planned revision of the European Union regulation on VAT administrative... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 Europe Taxation, European Union, Fraud
OAS Holds First Meeting of Ministers of Public Security in the Americas on Transnational Crime “On October 9, 2008, during the inauguration of the First Meeting of Ministers of Public Security of the Americas, Mexican President Felipe Calderón praised the Organization of American States’... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 Canada, United States, Mexico, Latin America and South America, Caribbean, Brazil Administration of Justice, International Organizations, Jurisdiction, National Security, Trade Enforcement, United Nations, Kidnaping, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, International Courts, Organized Crime, Conferences
EU Meeting with US on U.S. Prosecutions of EU Gaming Companies Does On September 16, 2008, European Commission officials held a meeting in Washington with their U.S. counterparts in both the executive [e.g., The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 United States, Europe International Gaming, European Union
U.S. Supreme Court Denies Petition to Review FCPA Conviction for Bribing Tax and Customs Officials “On October 6, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court denied without comment an appeal seeking a review of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act’s (FCPA) application to illegal acts in foreign countries that are... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 World, United States, Haiti Money Laundering, Corruption, International Organizations, Jurisdiction, National Security, Mutual Legal Assistance, Securities Law, International Courts, White Collar Crime, Bribery
European Council Adopts Acts for Consultation of Visa Information System by Designated Authorities of EU Members and Europol On June 23, 2008, the European Union (EU) Council adopted a decision for access to the consultation of the Visa Information System (VIS) by designated authorities of EU Members and by Europol for the... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 Europe Administration of Justice, Immigration, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime
EU Justice and Home Affairs Council Agrees on Immigration Enforcement On September 25, 2008, at the 2890th Council meeting, the Justice and Home Affairs Council reached agreement on a European Pact on Immigration and Asylum. 1. European Pact on Immigration and Asylum... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 Europe Administration of Justice, Immigration, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime
U.S. Law Enforcement Arrests More Than 1,700 in Crackdown Against Gangs On October 1, 2008, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the arrest of approximately 300 gang members and gang associates over the last four months as part of a broad law... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 United States, Mexico, El Salvador Extradition, Immigration, Sex Crimes
Appellate Chamber Allows Participation of Victims in Lubanga Appeal On August 6, 2008, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the case of Mr. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo granted victims the right to participate in the appeal by making written... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 Congo Corruption, Extradition, Human Rights, Genocide, International Courts, Prisoner Rights
Mexico Extradites Former Guatemalan President to Guatemala On October 7, 2008, the Mexican government extradited former Guatemalan President Alfonso Antonio Portillo Cabrera to Guatemala to face corruption charges. Although the Mexican Ministry of Foreign... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 Mexico, Guatemala Corruption, Extradition
Swiss Government Reportedly Will Give U.S. Names of UBS Depositors Swiss tax authorities apparently are preparing to furnish the U.S. Department of Justice the names of U.S. depositors in UBS on the basis that the U.S. government is investigating and/or prosecuting... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 United States, Switzerland Administration of Justice, Taxation, Fraud
U.S. Enacts Child Soldier Accountability Act On October 3, 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Child Soldier Accountability Act (S. 2135), which criminalizes the recruitment and use of child soldiers, defined as children under the age of... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 World, Chad Human Rights, International Organizations, Law of War
Victims File Crimes against Humanity and Torture Complaints in Senegal against Former Chadian Dictator Habré On October 3, 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Child Soldier Accountability Act (S. 2135), which criminalizes the recruitment and use of child soldiers, defined as children under the age of... Bruce Zagaris 24 12 2008-12-01 Africa, Chad, Senegal Corruption, Administration of Justice, Extradition, Human Rights, International Courts