Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Serbia Finally Arrests and Extradites Mladic to the ICC On May 26, 2011, Serbia arrests Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb general long wanted by the International Court for War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia. (ICTY). On May 28, 2011, a Belgrade... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 Serbia, Former Yugoslavia Extradition, Murder, War Crimes, Genocide, International Cooperation, Deportation, Crimes against Humanity, International Criminal Court, Arrest, Fugitive
INTERPOL Meeting Focuses on Cooperation against Transnational Eurasian Organized Crime On May 26-27, 2011, an INTERPOL working group meeting in Yalta focused on intelligence sharing and international collaboration against transnational Eurasian organized crime through INTERPOL?s... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 United States, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Russia, Belarus, Czech Republic, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Sweden, Finland, Armenia Intelligence, Organized Crime, Law Enforcement, International Crimes, INTERPOL, Information Exchange
INTERPOL Environmental Crime Program Develops First INTERPOL Manual on Basic Environmental Forensics On May 24-26, 2011, INTERPOL and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency?s Criminal Office co-hosted a meeting with 50 representatives from 17 countries worldwide, which served as a forum for... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 United States, Europe Environment, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Prosecution, INTERPOL
Third Additional Protocol to the 1957 European Convention on Extradition The 1957 European Convention on Extradition (hereinafter referred to as the ECE), which entered into force on April 18, 1960, as amended by the two additional protocols thereto of 1975 and 1978, is... Michael Plachta 27 8 2011-08-01 Europe Extradition, Human Rights, International Cooperation, International Law, International Crimes, Policy/Directives
Two Books Discuss Torture During the Bush Administration   Two books discuss the use of torture by the Bush Administration.    In The Institutionalization of Torture by the Bush Administration Is Anyone Response? (2010Intersentia, 310 pp, ISBN 978-94-000-... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 Afghanistan, Cuba, Iraq, United States Book Review, Human Rights, Interrogation, Law of War, Torture
Brazil Supreme Court Grants Habeas Corpus and Overturns Conviction of Dantas On June 7, 2011, the Brazilian highest court (5ª Turma do Superior Tribunal de Justiça - STJ) annulled the evidence and conviction of bribery of banker Daniel Dantas during the Operation Satiagraha... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 Italy, Brazil INTERPOL, International Cooperation, International Courts, International Crimes, Jurisdiction, Murder
U.S. Congress Holds Hearing on Reforming: the "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act"  On June 14, 2011, Rep. Sensenbrenner, chaired a hearing of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security on the  "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Bar Associations Express Concerns Over Lack of Active Dialogue On FATF Consultation Paper On June 17, 2011, Kevin L. Shepherd, Esq., Chair of the ABA Task Force on Gatekeeper Regulation and the Profession, on behalf of the American Bar Association, sent a letter to John Carlson, principal... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 Finland, United States FATF, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Confiscation of Stolen French Painting On June 3, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the decision of a U.S. District Court to forfeit in favor of the U.S. government for ultimate return to the French... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 France, United States Crimes, Cultural Property, Theft
G8 Calls For Enforcement Cooperation on Wide Range of Matters On May 26-27, 2011, at its summit in Deauville, France, the G8 issued a declaration calling for a wide range of enforcement cooperation on diverse issues facing the world...(more)... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 Canada, France, G-8 member countries, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, United Kingdom, United States Counter-terrorism, Crimes against Humanity, Cybercrime, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Weapons of Mass Destruction
Swiss Government Approves Criminal Charges against Libyan Government On June 6, 2011, the Swiss government approved criminal action to prosecute the Libyan government for illegally holding Swiss citizens Rachid Hamdani and Max Goeldi hostage. Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 Libya, Switzerland Adjective Enforcement, Detention, Human Rights, Immunity, Kidnaping
Russia Joins the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention Amid Rule of Law Issues Arising from Yukos Oil and Other Cases On May 25, 2011, the OECD invited the Russian Federation to join the OECD?s Working Group on Bribery and to accede to the OECD?s Anti-Bribery Convention. OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria signed... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 Russia, OECD Money Laundering, Corruption, Bribery
SEC Adopts Rules for Whistleblowing Program with Implications for Transnational Crimes On May 25, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted rules to establish a whistleblower program that rewards individuals providing the agency with high-quality tips that result in... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 United States Due Diligence, Sanctions, International Crimes, Securities Exchange Commission, Investigation, Compliance, Whistle-blowing
Venezuela Reiterates Request for U.S. Alleged Terrorism Posada Carriles On May 24, 2011, Luisa Estella Morales, the president of the Venezuelan Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ), has reiterated the request to the U.S. for the extradition of accused Cuban terrorist, Luis... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 United States, Venezuela Extradition, Terrorism, International Cooperation, Crimes against Humanity, Prosecution, Counter-terrorism
Guatemala Arrests and Returns U.S. National Wanted in Prosecution of Poker Sites On June 6, 2011, the Guatemalan government arrested Ira Rubin, a U.S. citizen and one of the eleven persons indicted on April 15, 2011, for his role in facilitating illegal online gambling in the U.S... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 United States, Guatemala Money Laundering, Cybercrime, Extradition, Fraud, Conspiracy, Online Gambling, Warrants, Indictment
Improving Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters: Contribution from G8 Countries During the 20th Session of the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice held in Vienna from 11 to 15 April 2011, France in its capacity as Presidency of the G8 on behalf of... Michael Plachta 27 8 2011-08-01 United States, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, Italy, Russia, Canada, United Kingdom Mutual Legal Assistance, Asset Seizure, International Cooperation, Evidence Gathering, Warrants
Spanish Judge Issues Indictments in 1989 Jesuits Massacre Case in El Salvador On May 30, 2011, Spanish Judge Eloy Velasco issued a 77-page indictment and arrest warrants for 20 Salvadoran former officers whom are charged with crimes against humanity and state terrorism for... Bruce Zagaris 27 8 2011-08-01 United States, Spain, El Salvador Human Rights, Murder, International Cooperation, Deportation, Crimes against Humanity, Conspiracy, Warrants, Indictment, Trial