Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
9th Circuit Declares Rights of Foreign Nationals When Searched Abroad- U.S. v. Verdugo-Urquidez In a recent decision the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in a 2-1 vote, affirmed the decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, which extended the... Steve Smith 4 12 1988-12-01 United States Human Rights
Appellate Court Dismisses Wire and Fraud Counts in International Arms Sale for Failure of the U.S. to Establish its Property Rights On April 27, 1988, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit unanimously affirmed the dismissal, by trial judge Leonard B. Sand, of wire and mail fraud counts of an indictment for failure to... Bruce Zagaris 4 12 1988-12-01 United States Fraud
Book Review: Morton David Goldberg, Computer Software 1988- Protection and Marketing The law on computer software stands at the cutting edge of trade secret, copyright, patent, trademark, and international law.  Fourteen contributors expertly guide the practitioner through the... Clemens J.M. Kochinke 4 12 1988-12-01 United States Computer Crimes
Canada Enacts Narcotics Act with Extraterritorial Elements On July 7, 1988, the Canadian House of Commons enacted Bill C-61 that provides important new substantive and procedural mechanisms to combat international narcotics trafficking and related money... Bruce Zagaris 4 12 1988-12-01 Canada Drugs & Trafficking
Agreement Is Reached on United Nations Drug Convention In a development that will have dynamic and highly significant international criminal law implications, forty-three governments signed, on December 20 in Vienna, a new United Nations drug convention... Bruce Zagaris 4 12 1988-12-01 World Drugs & Trafficking
Maltese Terrorism Trial Ends with 25-Year Sentence On November 1, 1988, hijacker Omar Mohammed Ali Rezaq pleaded guilty before a Criminal Court in Malta to seven criminal charges, including murder and attempted murder.  The next day, he was sentenced... Susan H. Steer 4 12 1988-12-01 Malta Terrorism
Congress Passes First Substantive Amendment to United States Extradition Laws in More Than 100 Years In one of the many changes to title 18, United States Code, in the recently signed Omnibus Drug Initiative Act of 1988, Congress amended this country's extradition laws to make it easier to obtain a... Michael Abbell 4 12 1988-12-01 United States Extradition
U.S.-Thai Prisoner Transfer Treaty Enters Into Force On December 7, 1988, the United States and Thailand exchanged instruments of ratification bringing into force the prisoner-transfer-treaty signed in 1982.  Thailand is the nineteenth country with... Michael Abbell 4 12 1988-12-01 Thailand Transfer of Prisoners
Congress Amends Prisoner Transfer Treaty Implementing Legislation to Permit Transfer of Americans Convicted in Foreign Countries of Offenses Committed After October 31, 1987 In pasing the Omnibus Drug Initiative Act of 1988, Congress also amended this country's prisoner transfer treaty implementing legislation by enacting a new 4106A, title 18, United States Code, to... Michael Abbell 4 12 1988-12-01 United States Transfer of Prisoners
Congress Passes Statute to Permit Witnesses in Custody in Foreign Countries to Come to the United States to Testify in Criminal Proceedings As part of the Omnibus Drug Initiative Act of 1988, Congress added a new S3508 to tite 18 United States Code. Michael Abbell 4 12 1988-12-01 United States Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
White Collar Crime Committee, Crim. Justice Section Passes Recommendation that Defendants Have Access to MLATS On November 10, the American Bar Association's (ABA) White Collar Crime Committee, Criminal Justice Section passed a recommendation concerning the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties.  The... Bruce Zagaris 4 12 1988-12-01 United States White Collar Crime
Internationalization of the Securities Markets Business Trends and Regulatory Policy On December 8-9, speakers at a program on "Internationalization of the Securities Markets-Business Trends and Regulatory Policy," underscored new legislation and treaties empowering the Securities... Wayne H. Rusch 4 12 1988-12-01 World Securities Law
Conference on Inter-American Human Rights System Dissects Velasquez (Disappearance) Case and Examines Role of Inter-American Conference On October 28, 1988 the second conference on the Inter-American Human Rights System was held at the American University in Washington.  The conference dealt with the first exercise of the Inter-... Hans Siegrist 4 12 1988-12-01 United States Human Rights