Articles

E.g., 2024-07
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
The Moscow Mechanism Expert Report on the Arbitrary Deprivation of Liberty of Ukrainian Civilians by Russia            On April 25, 2024, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) presented an... Michael Plachta 40 6 2024-05-24 Ukraine Crimes against Humanity
European Court of Human Rights Rules Against Lithuania in Seventh Case of CIA Rendition Program On January 16, 2024, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg delivered its judgment in a case of al-Hawsawi v. Lithuania (application no. 4383/17). The case concerns a national of... Michael Plachta 40 2 2024-01-26 Lithuania, United States Human Rights
Kenyan Parliamentary Committee Investigates UK Soldiers for Committing Crimes Against Humanity            Between May 28 and May 30, 2024, Kenya’s Parliamentary Committee on Defense and Foreign Affairs launched an inquiry into the alleged human rights... Morinsola Tinubu 40 7 2024-06-14 Kenya Crimes against Humanity
European Union Adopts New Directive to Strengthen Protection Environment Through Criminal Law On February 27, 2024, the European Parliament approved new rules on environmental crimes and related sanctions. The new directive was adopted with 499 votes in favor, 100 against and 23 abstentions... Michael Plachta 40 3 2024-03-01 European Union Environment, European Union
American Man Accused of Sexual Assault in 2013 is Detained in France for Possession of Stolen Goods and can be Extradited to the U.S.         On Monday, July 8, 2024, the Court of Appeal in Metz determined that Ian Thomas Cleary can be extradited to the U.S. for pending sexual assault charges. When asked if he... Morinsola Tinubu 40 7 2024-07-12 France, United States Extradition
ICC Issues Arrest Warrants For Top Russian Commanders        On March 5, 2024, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued warrants of arrest for two suspects, Mr. Sergei Ivanovich Kobylash and Mr. Viktor... Michael Plachta 40 3 2024-03-22 Russia International Criminal Court
New Europol Report Presents the Most Threatening Criminal Networks in the EU         On April 5, 2024, Europol released its new report, entitled “Decoding the EU’s most threatening criminal networks.” It presents the characteristics of... Michael Plachta 40 4 2024-04-12 European Union Europol
Beyond the Alps: Understanding Fishing Expeditions and Attorney-Client Privilege in U.S.-Swiss Tax Administrative Assistance         On April 3, 2024, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court rendered a judgement on tax administrative assistance, regarding the topics of fishing expeditions and attorney-... Paul Gully-Hart and Adrienne Hababou 40 5 2024-05-11 Switzerland Tax Enforcement
Treasury Issues Final Access Rule to Beneficial Ownership Information On December 21, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a final rule implementing the access and safeguard provisions of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) (the “Access... Bruce Zagaris 40 1 2023-12-29 United States Money Laundering, Terrorism
TCI Makes 8 U.S. Tourists Bite the Bullet for Importing Firearms and Ammunition            On April 24, 2024, the Turks and Caicos Attorney General and Director of Public Prosecutions released a statement that “8 firearms and ammunition... Bruce Zagaris 40 6 2024-05-24 Turks and Caicos Arms Trafficking
International Court of Justice Rejects Most Ukrainian Claims Against Russia over Anti-Terrorism Treaty On January 31, 2024, the International Court of Justice (the Court) handed down its judgment in the case concerning the Application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the... Michael Plachta 40 2 2024-02-02 Russia, Ukraine International Courts, International Law
UN Experts Release Reports on International Crimes Allegedly Committed by Israel and Hamas             On June 12, 2024, the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), including East Jerusalem and Israel... Michael Plachta 40 7 2024-06-14 Israel International Crimes
SFO Charges Two Former Petrofac Executives with Bribery in Follow Up to Company’s Conviction On February 16, 2024, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) charged two former Petrofac senior executives Marwan Chedid and George Salibi, with bribery.[1] Both Chedid and Salibi served in various... Bruce Zagaris 40 3 2024-03-01 United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom Corruption
Justice Department Settles Civil Forfeiture Case against LA Mansion Linked to Former Armenian Tax Chief         On July 8, 2024, the U.S. Department of Justice announced it has settled a civil forfeiture case against a mansion in the Holmby Hills section of Los Angeles belonging to... Bruce Zagaris 40 7 2024-07-12 Armenia, United States Asset Forfeiture, Corruption
Lawsuits Alleging Genocide Challenge Foreign Policy on Israel in the U.S. and Abroad In the West, advocacy groups and families of Palestinian victims of Israeli violence in Gaza are mobilizing through judicial channels to challenge foreign policy pertaining to aiding the Israeli... Kenneth Boggess* 40 3 2024-03-22 China Genocide
World Court Held Hearings in the Case Brought by Nicaragua Against Germany over Aiding Genocide in Gaza         On April 8 and 9, 2024, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) held public hearings on the Request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Nicaragua in... Michael Plachta 40 4 2024-04-12 Nicaragua Genocide
European Parliament Adopts New Regulation on the Transfer of Proceedings in Criminal Matters         On April 23, 2024, the European Parliament adopted a legislative resolution on the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the... Michael Plachta 40 5 2024-05-11 Europe Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
South Africa Submits Application to the UN Court Against Israel Over Genocide in Gaza On December 29, 2023, South Africa filed an application instituting proceedings against Israel before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations,... Michael Plachta 40 1 2024-01-05 Israel, South Africa Genocide, Human Rights, International Criminal Court, International Law
Criminal Enforcement in Saudi Arabia's Competition Policy Against Cartels: With Comparative Insights into International Regulations            Saudi Arabia has lately developed into a vibrant and fast-expanding economy that seeks to diversify and attract investment in various sectors, such as... Aljohrh Al Abdulsalam 40 6 2024-05-31 Saudi Arabia Regulation
U.S. Charges Iranian and 2 Canadian Nationals for Murder-for-Hire Scheme On January 29, 2024, the United States Department of Justice announced that an indictment has been unsealed against an Iranian and two Canadian nationals for conspiracy to use interstate commerce... Bruce Zagaris 40 2 2024-02-02 Iran, United States Targeted Killings

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