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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Somalia Piracy: Responses of the United Nations and International Community Piracy is considered to occur in international waters while armed robbery at sea occurs in territorial waters or in port. These activities illustrate a broader problem of criminality which involves... Michael Plachta 25 3 2009-03-01 World, Somalia Human Rights, Maritime, National Security, United Nations, Kidnaping, Mercenaries
The Revised Criminal Statute on Insider Dealing (Repeal of Article 161 (3) SPC) The revised criminal statute on insider dealing entered into force on 1 October 2008. This provision prohibits the exploitation of knowledge of confidential facts that could have an influence on the... Benjamin Borsodi and Delphine Jobin 25 3 2009-03-01 World, Switzerland Securities Law, White Collar Crime
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Uses Border Search of Computer to Convict Person of Child Pornography On January 12, 2009, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the conviction of a U.S. citizen of child pornography arising from the discovery and subsequent search of his personal... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 Canada, United States Customs Enforcement, Sex Crimes
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Use of Letters Rogatory to Obtain Foreign Evidence On January 15, 2009, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a decision of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida concerning efforts to obtain foreign... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Russia, Virgin Islands, monaco, Cyprus Administration of Justice, Mutual Legal Assistance, White Collar Crime, Treaties
Europol and Eurojust Intercept Human Smugglers In early to mid November 2008, 65 people suspected of engaging in a human smuggling network were arrested throughout Europe in an operation conducted by the Spanish National Police, and supported by... Philip Mayer 25 3 2009-03-01 Europe, United Kingdom, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, Moldova, Slovak Republic Administration of Justice, Human Trafficking, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties
International Criminal Law, Volume I, Sources, Subjects, and Contents (M. Cherif Bassiouni, 3rd ed. 1086 pp., ISBN 978-90-04-16533-5, 2008) The third edition of International Criminal Law (ICL), has 81 contributions by 55 authors from 17 countries. The volumes are topically divided as they have been in the first and second editions,... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 World Administration of Justice, Human Rights, Terrorism, Drugs & Trafficking, Book Review
EC Approves U.N. Convention against Corruption On September 25, 2008, the European Council, on behalf of the European Community, approved the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). The significance of the EC’s approval and... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 World, Europe Corruption, Administration of Justice, International Organizations, European Union, United Nations, International Criminal and Comparative Law
Togo Agrees to Extradite Colombian Alleged Narcotics Trafficker to the U.S. On January 16, 2009, the Togolese government announced its decision to extradite Solano Cortez Jorge, who was arrested in October 2008, to the United States, to face charges. Mr. Cortez Jorge was... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 United States, Europe, Togo Corruption, Customs Enforcement, Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, Bribery
EU Takes Council Decision on a Contact-Point Network Against Corruption On October 16, 2008, the Council of the European Council issued a Council Decision to establish in Europe a network of contact points of EU Members. The European Commission, Europol, and Eurojust... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 Europe Corruption, Administration of Justice, International Organizations, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking
French Government Agrees to Provide Training and Law Enforcement Help to Suriname On December 3, 2008, during a counter-narcotics control and money-laundering seminar in Paramaribo, French Ambassador Richard Barbeyron announced it would provide € 400,000 over the next four years... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 Trinidad & Tobago, Brazil, Colombia, France, Venezuela, Suriname, French Guiana Customs Enforcement, International Organizations, Drugs & Trafficking
Mexico Extradites Ten Major Drug Trafficking Defendants to the U.S. On December 31, 2008, the Mexican government extradited ten major drug trafficking defendants to the United States. According to a U.S. Department of Justice press release, the defendants are... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 United States, Mexico Money Laundering, Administration of Justice, Extradition, Kidnaping, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime
International Anti-Piracy Naval Defense Grows as Pirates Release Saudi Tanker for Ransom On January 9, 2009, Somali pirates release a Saudi supertanker for a $3 million ransom. Meanwhile, on January 8, 2009, the U.S. Navy announced it was planning to start a force to combat piracy in... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 France, United Kingdom, China, Saudi Arabia, Russia, India, Yemen, Ukraine, Somalia, Malaysia, Kenya Maritime, National Security, Kidnaping, Mercenaries, International Courts
Serbian Government Intensifies Search for Mladic On December 11, 2008, Serbian special police conducted a search of the home of Ljubinko Zlatic, the suspected accomplice of genocide suspect Ratko Mladic. According to Serbian government official... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 World, Serbia United Nations, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
European Council Develops Cyber Patrols, Internet Investigation Teams and Other Initiatives Against Cyber Crime On November 28, 2008, the Council of Ministers of the European Union adopted the European Commission’s strategy to strengthen their efforts to combat cyber crime. The strategy includes a series of... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 Europe Cybercrime, European Union, Fraud
Sudan Charges National of Helping ICC On December 22, 2008, Sudanese national Mohamed Alsary Ibrahim appeared in a Sudanese court on charges of helping overthrow the state by transmitting information about a Darfur war crimes suspect... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 United States, Sudan Human Rights, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
U.N. Security Council Tells ICTR to Transfer Genocide Suspects to Rwanda as Rwanda Tries to Correct Its Deficiencies On December 19, 2008, the United Nations Security Council asked the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) to conclude its trials and start transferring defendants to Rwanda for trial.... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 World, Rwanda Human Rights, United Nations, Genocide, International Courts
Mexico Extradites Benjamin Arellano Felix to the U.S. On December 24, 2008, Mexico extradited to the United States Alberto Benjamin Arellano Felix, one of the members of the family that has allegedly been a major narcotics cartel in Tijuana...[more] Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 United States, Mexico Customs Enforcement, Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance
EU Strengthens Initiative on Confiscation and Recovery of Criminal Proceeds On November 20, 2008, the European Commission issued a Communication focusing on the need and its efforts to strengthen the confiscation and recovery of the proceeds of crime in the European Union.... Bruce Zagaris 25 3 2009-03-01 Europe Administration of Justice, European Union, Asset Forfeiture