Committee on International Criminal Law Hears Update on State Department’s International Enforcement Activities and on Application to U.S. Bill of Rights Abroad in Criminal Cases

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Sunday, November 1, 1992
Volume: 
8
Issue: 
11
Pg. 451
Abstract: 

On October 30, 1992, the Committee on International Criminal Law held a meeting during the Fall meeting of the Criminal Justice Section, American Bar Association. Bob Harris, Department of State’s Assistant Legal Adviser, Law Enforcement & Intelligence (L/LEI), provided an overview of developments in his office on international criminal law. With respect to the aftermath of the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of U.S. v. Alvarez-Machain, Mr. Harris explained that the U.S. has provided express assurances to the Mexican and Canadian governments that it would not employ abductions, except under certain conditions…[more]