Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Cert Alleging Torture at Guantanamo On December 14, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari with respect to a petition requesting the Court to revive a lawsuit against former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other military... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 Afghanistan, Cuba, Pakistan, United States Administration of Justice, Human Rights, International Courts, International Crimes, Jurisdiction, Torture, War Crimes
U.S. Telecom Company Agrees To Pay $1.5 Million Penalty for Bribes in China On December 31, 2009, the UTStarcom Inc. (UTSI) agreed with the U.S. Department of Justice to pay a penalty of $1.5 million for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices (FCPA) by providing travel... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 China, United States Administration of Justice, Bribery, Corruption, Economic Crimes, International Crimes, Securities Trade Enforcement
Dominican Government Extradites Haitian Gang Leader for Murder of Consul On January 7, 2010, the Dominican government extradited to France Amaral Ducloná, a notorious Haitian gang leader from the Port au Prince ghetto Citi Soleil, for the charge of murdering France’s... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 Dominican Republic, France, Haiti Administration of Justice, Crimes, Extradition, International Courts, International Crimes, International Law, Jurisdiction, Law Enforcement, Murder, Organized Crime
Swiss Court Rules Swiss Regulator Violated the Law in Ordering UBS to Hand Over Client Data to the U.S. On January 5, 2010, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court in Bern ruled that the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) had violated Swiss law when it ordered UBS to surrender to the U... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 Switzerland, United States Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, International Cooperation, Jurisdiction, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Taxation
Court Denies Discovery in Mexican Extradition Request Case On January 8, 2010, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a memorandum opinion, denying a discovery request by the relator, Zhenly Ye Gon, who is fighting extradition to Mexico... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 Mexico, United States Administration of Justice, Extradition, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Jurisdiction
France Agrees to Return Stolen HSBC Client Data to Switzerland On December 21, 2009, a French prosecutor in Aix-en-Provence ordered the return of data stolen by a former employee of HSBC Private Ban (Suisse) SA as demanded by the Swiss government, thereby... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 France, Switzerland Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Computer Crimes, Crimes, Fraud, International Cooperation, Taxation
U.S. Charges 22 in Undercover Sting Involving Foreign Bribery Scheme On January 19, 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice indicted 22 executives and employees of companies in the military and law enforcement products industry in conspiracies to bribe foreign government... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 Africa, Israel, Peru, United Kingdom, United States Administration of Justice, Arms Trafficking, Bribery, Conspiracy, Corruption, International Crimes, Law Enforcement
UBS Issues Code of Conduct on Tax and Financial Crime On January 12, 2010, UBS published a ten-page Code of Business Conduct and Ethics that prohibits its employees from assisting clients in committing tax and financial crimes. The UBS code provisions... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 United States Economic Crimes, Financial Supervision, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Taxation
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS AND ARTICLES I. Books A. Counter-Terrorism and Aliens Terrorism and the Foreigner; a Decade of Tension around the Rule of Law (Elspeth Guild and Anneliese Baldaccini, eds.), Martinus Nijhoff 2007, 431 pp. B.... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 World Bibliography
UN Panel Characterizes Guinea Incidents Crimes Against Humanity and Calls for Referral to ICC On December 20, 2009, a United Nations panel issued a 60-page report, declaring the massacre and rapes of unarmed protesters at a stadium in Conakry, Guinea as crimes against humanity” and calling... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 Guinea Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, International Courts, International Crimes, Murder, Rape, Torture, United Nations
Recognition and Enforcement of the Supervision of Probation Measures and Alternative Sanctions within the European Union–An Update Following the publication of the modified version of the proposed framework decision by the Council of the European Union in May 2008, at the 2908th meeting of the Council of the European Union held... Michael Plachta 26 3 2010-03-01 Denmark, European Union, Europe, Finland, Sweden Administration of Justice, Crimes, European Union, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Law, Treaties
EU-U.S. Agreement on Processing and Transfer of Financing Messaging Date For Purposes of the U.S. Terrorist Financing Tracking Program (TFTP) In November 2009, the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU published information on the operations of the EU-U.S. agreement on the processing and transfer of financing message data for... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 Europe, United States Administration of Justice, Crimes, European Union, Financial Supervision, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Terrorism
U.S. Indictment Charges Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy between Terrorist and Narcotics Groups On December 18, 2009, federal prosecutors charged three West Africans for conspiring to transport cocaine through Africa in conjunction with two known international terrorist organizations, The Farc... Bruce Zagaris and Cassandra Sheehan 26 3 2010-03-01 Afghanistan, Africa, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Spain, Togo, United States Administration of Justice, Conspiracy, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, International Crimes, National Security, Organized Crime, Terrorism
Brazilian Migrants Are Terrorized by Suriname’s Maroons After Killing Incident On Christmas Eve 2009, the killing of Surinamese Wilson Apensa by Brazilian gold miner Adilson Aliviera sparked a wild rampage involving approximately 300 maroons, or descendants of African slaves,... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights, Immigration, International Crimes, Murder, Rape, Terrorism, Theft, Torture
Saudi Bank Challenges USA PATRIOT Act Subpoena On January 19, 2010, a Saudi bank filed a Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of its Motion to Quash a USA PATRIOT Act Subpoena. The case raises interesting and important issues of... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 Russia, Saudi Arabia, United States Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision, Crimes, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision, International Banking Supervision, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Jurisdiction
U.S. Court Dismisses Indictment against Former Blackwater Officials On December 31, 2009, U.S. District Court Judge Ricardo M. Urbina dismissed manslaughter and weapons charges against five Blackwater guards because prosecutors had violated the men’s rights by... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 Iraq, United States Administration of Justice, Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights, Immunity, International Crimes, Murder, War Crimes
Inspector General Criticizes U.S. Counternarcotics Efforts in Afghanistan On December 23, 2009, the U.S. Department of State Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued a report criticizing severely counternarcotics efforts of the U.S. government in Afghanistan and making... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 Afghanistan, United States Administration of Justice, Crimes, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, International Crimes, Terrorism
ICC Prosecutor Will Open First Unilateral Investigation in Kenya On November 26, 2009, during a visit to Kenya, ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo promised to seek to bring to trial some of the persons responsible for meeting and organizing the violence... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 Africa, Kenya Administration of Justice, Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, International Courts, International Crimes, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Jurisdiction, Murder, Peacekeeping, Robbery
Stockholm Programme: Setting New Agenda for EU Justice and Home Affairs The European Council met at Tampere in Finland on the 15th and 16th of October 1999 and adopted the first five-year program on justice and home affairs for the years 2000 to 2004 inclusive. In June... Michael Plachta 26 3 2010-03-01 European Union, Europe, Finland, Sweden Abuse of Children, Comparative and International Law, Customs, Cybercrime, Drugs & Trafficking, European Union, Financial Crimes, Human Trafficking, International Cooperation, International Criminal and Comparative Law, Mutual Legal Assistance, National Security, Organized Crime, Peacekeeping, Treaties
Security Council Adopts Resolution Providing Enhanced Rights to Blacklisted Persons On December 17, 2009, the United Nations Security adopted a resolution on blacklisting Al-Qaida and persons suspected of terrorist acts. On the one hand, it offers enhanced rights to persons who are... Bruce Zagaris 26 3 2010-03-01 World Drugs & Trafficking, Human Rights, International Cooperation, International Crimes, National Security, Organized Crime, Terrorism, United Nations

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