Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
EU Justice and Home Affairs Council Makes Progress on Migration, Jurisdiction and Many Other Subjects On February 26-27, 2009, the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council held its 2927th meeting and achieved progress on a number of criminal justice and enforcement matters...[more] Bruce Zagaris 25 5 2009-05-01 Europe, Japan Jurisdiction, Immigration, Terrorism, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, Drug Enforcement
U.N. Secretary General Visits ICTR on Ending Mandate While Rwanda Government Urges Countries to Surrender or Try Suspects At the end of February 2009, the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, made his first visit to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha, to discuss, among other things... Bruce Zagaris 25 5 2009-05-01 World, Africa, Rwanda Human Rights, United Nations, Genocide, International Courts
U.S. Issues International Narcotics Control Strategy Report On February 27, 2009, the Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, David T. Johnson, gave a media briefing on the release of the 2009 International... Bruce Zagaris 25 5 2009-05-01 World, United States, Mexico, Colombia, Afghanistan, Guatemala Drugs & Trafficking, Drug Enforcement
The Position of the ICC Prosecutor in the Recent Hostilities in the Gaza Strip As it usually happens with the initiation of large multilateral projects, the advent of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in July 2002 was greeted with a sense of joy. It was believed that the... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 25 5 2009-05-01 Middle East, Israel, Sudan Human Rights, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts, International Criminal and Comparative Law
Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Holds Second Hearing on Tax Haven Banks and the UBS Case On March 4, 2009, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, held a hearing on Tax Haven Banks and U. S. Tax Compliance - Obtaining... Bruce Zagaris 25 5 2009-05-01 World, United States, Switzerland Bank Secrecy, Taxation, White Collar Crime, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
ICC Issues Historic Arrest Warrant for Sudanese President over Darfur On March 4, 2009, The judges of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Pre-Trial Chamber I (PTC I) issued a highly anticipated arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir for his alleged... Golzar Kheiltash 25 5 2009-05-01 World, Sudan Human Rights, Genocide, International Courts, International Criminal and Comparative Law
U.S. Cracks Down on Sinaloa Cartel As Border Violence Accelerates On February 25, 2009, U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. announced the arrest of 755 individuals on narcotics -related charges and the seizure of more than 23 tons of narcotics as part of a 21-... Bruce Zagaris 25 5 2009-05-01 United States, Mexico Customs Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Drug Enforcement, Smuggle
U.S. Congress Abandons Bush Era Sanctions on ICC Member States The U.S. Senate recently passed the Omnibus Appropriations Bill, without mention of sanctions to be levied against countries that have ratified the International Criminal Court, quietly ending an era... Philip Mayer 25 5 2009-05-01 World, United States, Latin America and South America, Middle East, Iraq, Afghanistan Immunity, International Courts, Treaties, International Cooperation
U.K. Arrests British Solicitor over Nigerian Gas Bribes and U.S. FCPA Charges On March 5, 2009, British police arrested a British solicitor, Jeffrey Tesler, 60, in North London after United States authorities requested his extradition and that of Wojciech Chodan, also a Briton... Bruce Zagaris 25 5 2009-05-01 United States, Nigeria, United Kingdom, Gibraltar Corruption, Extradition, Fraud, Bribery
EU Prepares Petition in the WTO Against U.S. on Internet Gaming Discriminatory Prosecution In 2009, the European Union is likely to exert increasing pressure this year to repeal the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), a 2006 law prohibiting online gambling...[more] Bruce Zagaris 25 5 2009-05-01 United States, Europe International Gaming, European Union, International Cooperation, Betting
European Criminal Records Information System (ECRIS) After having reached a political agreement on the Framework Decision on the organization and content of the exchange of information extracted from criminal records between Member States at the... Michael Plachta 25 5 2009-05-01 Europe, Bulgaria, Romania Administration of Justice, International Courts, International Cooperation
U.S. Court Grants Asset Forfeiture To Return Colonial Paintings to Peru On February 12, 2009, Judge James Cacheris of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted summary judgement to the U.S. government on an asset forfeiture action brought by... Bruce Zagaris 25 5 2009-05-01 United States, Bolivia, Peru Art and Cultural Property, International Courts, Smuggle
Council Proposal on Prevention and Settlement of Conflicts of Jurisdiction in Criminal Proceedings On January 20, 2009, the Council of the European Union issued a proposal for a Council Framework Decision on prevention and settlement of conflicts of jurisdiction in criminal proceedings...[more] Bruce Zagaris 25 5 2009-05-01 Europe Extradition, Jurisdiction, European Union, International Cooperation
Colombia Extradites Paramilitary Leader to the U.S. for Drug Trafficking Charges On March 4, 2009, Colombia extradited Miguel Angel Mejia-Munera, also known as “El Mellizo” to the United States to face narcotics trafficking charges...[more] Bruce Zagaris and Philip Mayer 25 5 2009-05-01 United States, Colombia Customs Enforcement, Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Customs, Smuggle
THE POSITION OF THE ICC PROSECUTOR IN THE RECENT HOSTILITIES IN THE GAZA STRIP As it usually happens with the initiation of large multilateral projects, the advent of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in July 2002 was greeted with a sense of joy. It was believed that the... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 25 5 2009-05-01 Israel, Palestine Administration of Justice, Terrorism, International Courts, Peacekeeping
Brazil Loses Restraining Order Against Opportunity Fund in Civil Asset Forfeiture Case On February 24, 2009, Judge D. Bates of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an order dissolving the restraining orders against funds held by Opportunity Fund and related... Bruce Zagaris 25 5 2009-05-01 United States, Brazil Administration of Justice, Jurisdiction, Asset Forfeiture, White Collar Crime
Financial Center Governments Pledge to Follow OECD Harmful Tax Practices During the second week of March 2009, a number of important governments with strong international financial services, pledged to abide by the OECD harmful tax practices standards concerning tax... Bruce Zagaris 25 5 2009-05-01 United States, Switzerland, Singapore, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Austria, Hong Kong, monaco Taxation, European Union, White Collar Crime, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes
Practitioners Discuss Defects of Criminalizing International Tax Fraud as a Separate Money Laundering Offense On March 18, 2009, a group of concerned practitioners, many of whom are members of the American Bar Association Sections of Taxation, International Law, and Criminal Justice, and alumni of the... Bruce Zagaris 25 5 2009-05-01 World, United States Money Laundering, Taxation, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes