Articles

E.g., 2017-12
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U.S. Appellate Court Gives Mixed Ruling on Terrorism Suspect Arrested In the U.S. On July 15, 2008, a divided U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit issued an opinion declaring that the only accused “enemy combatant”apprehended and held on U.S. soil has a right to petition a... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-10-01 United States Human Rights, Terrorism
Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Holds Hearing on Tax Haven Banks and U.S. Tax Compliance On July 17, 2008, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held a hearing entitled Tax Haven Banks and U.S. Tax Compliance to consider how tax haven banks facilitate tax evasion by U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 United States, Caribbean Money Laundering, Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Court Approves John Doe Summons in UBS Case On July 1, 2008, a federal judge in Miami approved a U.S. Justice Department request to issue a John Doe summons requiring Swiss Bank UBS to turn over account information on U.S. clients who may have... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 Liechtenstein, Switzerland, United States Taxation
U.S. Senate Finance Committee Uses Hearing on Offshore Tax Evasion to Unveil Proposed Measures At a hearing on July 24, 2008, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) said he and ranking Republican Charles Grassley (IA) will introduce six new measures to reduce offshore tax evasion... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 United States, Caribbean, Switzerland Customs Enforcement, National Security, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime
Brazil Tries to Tackle Corruption from Globalization: A New Role for the Private Sector Money laundering operations, especially large-scale operations, are an international phenomenon of enormous reach and a problem of global concern. Globalization and the rise of multinational... Adriana Koeck-Fuenzalida 24 9 2008-09-01 Latin America and South America, United States Money Laundering
U.S. Congress Approves Counter-Narcotics Aid for Mexico, Central America, and Others On June 26, 2008, the U.S. Congress approved a package of $465 million in counter-narcotics assistance for Mexico, Central America, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti, known as the Merida Initiative... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 World, United States, Mexico Customs Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
Brazil and Cuba Sign Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Treaty (Decree 6,462, of May 21, 2008) Approximately one month ago, on May 21, 2008, a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) between the Brazilian and Cuban governments was approved as it had been signed in Havana on September 24, 2002... Jorge Nemr and Manoella Guz 24 9 2008-09-01 Brazil, Cuba Mutual Legal Assistance
Reform to the Mexican Judicial System and the Repercussion for Extradition After a full debate in the Mexican Senate and in the legislatures of the 31 states, plus the Federal District, on June 17, 2008, a reform of criminal system entered into force in Mexico, by means of... Alberto H. Villa 24 9 2008-09-01 United States, Mexico Extradition
Eurojust Helps Dismantle Human Trafficking Organization in Iberia On May 27, 2008, the European Union reported the successful action of the European Union’s Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust) in coordinating law enforcement action by Portuguese and Spanish... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 Europe, Spain Human Trafficking, International Organizations, Immigration
ICJ Grants Provisional Measures Ordering U.S. Not to Execute Mexicans on Death Row On July 16, 2008, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) granted provisional measures to the Mexican government and agreed that the U.S. government has not done enough to assure the treaty rights... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, International Organizations, Capital Punishment
ICC Prosecutor Requests Arrest of Sudanese President On July 14, 2008, International Criminal Court Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo presented evidence showing that Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir committed the crimes of genocide, crimes... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 Human Rights, International Organizations, Law of War, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
Serbian Authorities Arrest Karadzic On July 21, 2008, Serbian secret police arrested Radovan Karadzic near Belgrade, and quickly brought him before an investigative judge at Serbia’s war crimes court in preparation for his extradition... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 Serbia Human Rights, Law of War, United Nations, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS, ARTICLES AND DOCUMENTS Books A. Production, Trafficking, and Illegal Use of Arms and Weapons M. Alagappa, The Long Shadow: Nuclear Weapons and Security in the 21st Century Asia, Stanford U. Press (2008). ...[more] Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 Bibliography
Trinidad Surrenders 3 Terrorism Suspects to U.S. On June 22, 2008, Trinidad and Tobago extradited three terrorism suspects to the U.S. to stand charges on conspiracy to blow up the John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York (JFK)... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago, United States Extradition, Terrorism
Israeli Banker Pleads Guilty To Helping Americans Defraud U.S. On June 27, 2008, Joseph Roth, 66, of Tel Aviv and a banker with United Mizrahi Bank, pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge in Los Angeles, admitting that he participated in a scheme to... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 Israel, United States Fraud, Taxation
U.S. Appellate Court Reverse’s Military Tribunal Determination That Chinese Detainee Is an “Enemy Combatant” On June 30, 2008, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia released its 39-page opinion, reversing the finding of a Combatant Status Review Tribunal that Hazaifa Parhat, a... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 China, United States Human Rights, Terrorism
Transparency International Focuses on Corruption in the Water Sector On June 26, 2008, the Center for Strategy and International Studies (CSIS) and Transparency International (TI) held a program on the recently released Global Corruption Report 2008: Corruption in the... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 World Corruption, Environment
U.S. and EU in Final Stages of Negotiating Agreement on Private Data as European Legislator Sues On July 1, 2008, as the United States and the European Union are close to reaching agreement on allowing law enforcement and security agencies to obtain private information about their constituents,... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 Europe, United States Intelligence, Privacy
Tribunal Orders Release of Lubanga After Suspending Trial for Prosecutorial Misconduct On July 2, 2008, Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ordered the release of the accused Thomas Lubanga Dyilo after the Tribunal decided on June 13, 2008 to suspend the trial due... Bruce Zagaris 24 9 2008-09-01 Congo, World International Courts, War Crimes