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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Nordic Council Aims to Negotiate TIEAs with More Low Tax Jurisdictions Building on the tax information exchange agreement (TIEA) they signed with the Isle of Man at the end of October 2007, the Nordic Ministers of Finance are negotiating a TIEA with the Cayman Islands... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 Caribbean, Europe Taxation
U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of Suit by Foreign Detainee for Failure to Notify Him of Consular Rights On May 22, 2008, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a suit by Hector Gandara against various local government officials for failing to notify him of... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 United States, Uruguay Treaties
U.S. Supreme Court Gives Narrow Definition to U.S. Money-Laundering Law in United States v. Santos On June 2, 2008, an uncharacteristic line-up of Justices in a court divided 5 to 4 threw federal anti-money laundering law into a state of, if not chaos, then certainly confusion. Focusing on the... Russell Bikof 24 8 2008-08-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
Financial Action Task Force Issues Revised Mandate for 2008-2012 On April 12, 2008, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued a revised mandate for 2008-2012, affirming its three main activities: standard setting, ensuring effective compliance with the... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 World Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
Mexico Returns to the ICJ on the Avena Case On June 5th, 2008, Mexico filed a Request for Interpretation of the Judgment delivered on March 31, 2004, by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (... Rodrigo Labardini 24 8 2008-08-01 World, United States, Mexico Human Rights
British Appellate Court Affirms Extradition of Radical Muslim Cleric to U.S. On June 20, 2008, the British High Court affirmed the order to extradite the radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri on terrorism-related charges. The Court ruled that the decision to extradition... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 United States, United Kingdom Extradition, Terrorism
Cuba Deports American Fugitive Wanted for Sexual Crimes against a Minor On June 13, 2008, the Cuban government deported Leonard B. Auerbach, 61, a mortgage specialist from Orinda, California to the U.S. Auerbach is the fourth such U.S. fugitive Cuba has deported since... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 United States, United Kingdom Extradition
Justice Department Investigates Arar Rendition But Inspector General Redacts Report On June 5, 2008, at a Congressional Subcommittee hearing, Justice Department spokesman Peter A. Carr said its ethics office is reviewing a decision in 2002 by department officials to send a Canadian... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 Canada, United States, Syria Extradition, Terrorism
South Africa High Court Dismisses Relator’s Effort to Set Aside Extradition Request On June 23, 2008, a Pretoria High Court judge, Acting Judge Piet Ebersohn, dismissed with costs an application by Steven Goodwin, who is detained in the U.S., to set aside and declare... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 United States, South Africa Corruption, Extradition
Justice Comes to Guantanamo: Boumediene v. Bush On June 12, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Boumediene v. Bush, 553 U.S.___ , 2008 WL 2369628 (2008). The petitioners in Boumediene, non-citizens detained at Guantanamo Bay as... James Park Taylor 24 8 2008-08-01 United States Human Rights, Terrorism
U.S. Renews Rewards for Arrest of Men Suspected of War Crimes During Rwanda Genocide On May 13, 2008, the U.S. government announced the renewal of rewards of up to $5 million for tips leading to the arrest of any of thirteen persons suspected of war crimes during the Rwandan genocide... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 United States, Africa, Rwanda, Congo, Kenya War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
U.S. Supreme Court Holds U.S. Nationals Arrested in Iraq Have Habeas Rights On June 12, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided that the habeas corpus statute extends to U.S. citizens held overseas by U.S. forces operating subject to a U.S. chain of command, but... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 United States, Iraq Human Rights
Faro Technologies Agrees on Deferred Prosecution Agreement on Corrupt Payments to Chinese Officials On June 5, 2008, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Matthew Friedrich announced that Faro Technologies Inc. (Faro), a public company specializing in computerized measurement... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 United States, China Corruption
European Parliament Adopts Directive on Return of Illegal Immigrants On June 18, 2008, the European Parliament adopted by a 369 to 197 vote a directive to set forth EU-wide rules and procedures on the return of illegal immigrants. It covers periods of custody as well... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 Europe Immigration, European Union
ABA White Collar Crime 2008 On March 6-7, 2008, the American Bar Association held its 22nd Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime. The materials are encyclopedic and contain many items useful to international... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 United States White Collar Crime
EU Justice and Home Affairs Progresses on Illegal Aliens, Cooperation to Prevent and Investigate Criminal Offenses, and Environmental Crimes On June 5-6, 2008, the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European Union held its 2873rd Council meeting and reached agreement on several matters of international criminal cooperation...[more] Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 Europe European Union, Economic Integration
U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies International Transportation of Criminal Proceeds On June 2, 2008, the United States Supreme Court in a unanimous decision written by Justice Clarence Thomas clarified in favor of the defendants the definition of the money laundering statute that... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 United States Money Laundering
U.S. Department of State Publishes 2008 Trafficking in Persons Report On June 4, 2008, the U.S. Department of State published the 2008 Trafficking in Persons Report. The Report, published annually since 2001, includes a comprehensive discussion of 170 countries?... Anne Kelsey 24 8 2008-08-01 World, United States Human Trafficking
Former UBS Banker Birkenfeld Will Plead to Conspiring to Help Client Evade Taxes On May 29, 2008, a notice filed by Bradley Birkenfeld in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida revealed that Birkenfeld, a former UBS private banker who was indicted for... Bruce Zagaris 24 8 2008-08-01 United States, Liechtenstein Bank Secrecy, Taxation
ICC Chief Prosecutor Presents Seventh Darfur Report to U.N. Security Council, Provides Impetus for U.S., Council Action On June 5, 2008, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Luis Moreno Ocampo, presented his seventh report on the ICC?s Darfur investigation to the United Nations Security... Golzar Kheiltash 24 8 2008-08-01 World International Courts