Articles

E.g., 2019-01
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
IDB Expert Group Reports on Anti-Corruption, Transparency, and Integrity in Latin America and the Caribbean In December 2018, the Inter-American Development issued a report of an expert advisory group on a comprehensive approach to combating anti-corruption and bringing enhanced transparency and... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-12
CBP Acquitted in Second Jury Trial, Bivens Action Still in Question What are the criminal or civil consequences when a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agent, shooting from the US, kills a Mexican national on the other side of the border? Linda Friedman Ramirez 35 1 2019-01-12
U.S. Justice Department Releases 50 Advisory Opinions on Foreign Agents Registration Act On June 8, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice released over 50 FARA advisory opinions.  This article is a summary of some of the useful points. The FARA Registration Unit has issued 49... Bruce Zagaris 35 7 2018-06-29
Federal Judge Dismisses Criminal Allegations Under Statute Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation On November 12, 2018 the Honorable Bernard A. Friedman, US District Court for the Southern District of Michigan in US v Nagarwala, et. al., dismissed criminal charges alleging violations... Linda Friedman Ramirez 35 1 2019-01-12
U.S. Arrests Brazilian Bribery Suspect on Brazil Extradition Request On December 20, 2018, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials arrested Luiz Eduardo Loureiro Andrade, who is wanted on an extradition request by Brazil on allegations of bribing... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Extradition
OSCE Reports on Impact of Cross-Border Counter-terrorism Operations on Human Rights In January 2019, the Civic Solidarity Platform’s Counter Terrorism Working Group, coordinated by Fair Trials and the SOVA Center for Information and Analysis, released a report focusing on the impact... Michael Plachta 35 1 2019-01-18
UN Secretary-General Reports on the United Nations Mission in Colombia Amid Mounting Challenges to the Peace Process Michael Plachta 35 1 2019-01-18
U.S. District Court Allows Danish Tax Authority to Pursue Fraud Action On January 9, 2019, Judge Lewis Kaplan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied a motion to dismiss a complaint filed by the Danish Customs and Tax Administration (SKAT... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Fraud
German Appellate Court Overturns Convictions of Two Rwandans Charged with War Crimes Germany’s top appeals court has partially overturned the convictions of two Rwandan men, Ignace Murwanashyaka and his deputy Straton Musoni, who were accused of aiding and abetting war crimes in... Evan Schliecher 35 1 2018-12-29 Crimes against Humanity
Danske Bank Under Investigation in France While Estonia Arrests 10 Former Employees and European Community Agrees to Increase its Financial Supervision Powers On December 19, 2019, the Estonian state prosecutor announced the arrest of ten former employees of the local branch of Danske Bank as part of an ongoing international investigation into money... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Money Laundering
Malaysia Charges Goldman Sachs with Fraud and Laundering Related to 1MDB Scandal On December 17, 2018, the Malaysian Attorney General filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs with respect to the latter’s arrangement and underwriting for 1Malaysia Development Berhad (... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2018-12-29
China-Canada Extradition Tensions Increase as China Sentences Canadian to Death On January 14, 2019, diplomatic tensions between Canada and China increased as a Chinese court ordered the death penalty for a Canadian national.  The latter sentence appears to be an escalation of... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-18 Extradition
U.S. Indicts Two Chinese Hackers Associated with the Chinese Government for Global Campaigns to Steal Intellectual Property and Confidential Business Information On December 20, 2018,  Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein and other high-level U.S. officials announced the unsealing of an indictment charging Zhu Hua (朱华), aka Afwar, aka... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2018-12-29 China
U.S. Charges 2 Flynn Associates with Foreign Lobbying Violations on Gulen Extradition On December 17, 2018, the U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia announced the unsealing of an indictment, charging two men associated with former Trump National Security Advisor Michael... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2018-12-29
A 2018 HOLIDAY RETROSPECTIVE FROM THE EDITORS Bruce Zagaris and Zarine Kharazian 35 1 2018-12-29
Pakistan Agent Pleads Guilty to Foreign Agents Registration Act Violation On May 7, 2018, Nisar Ahmed Chaudhry, 71, of Columbia, Maryland, pleaded guilty to failure to file a Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA) statement.   Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2018-05-11 United States Disclosure
Trump Loses 3rd Time in a Row in Emoluments Case as Court Denies Request for Stay On November 2, 2018, U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte in Greenbelt, Maryland denied the Justice Department’s request that he stay the case to permit an appellate court to intervene with... Bruce Zagaris 34 11 2018-11-10
The CLOUD Act: Arguments For and Against On February 27, 2018, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the seminal data privacy case of the term, United States v. Microsoft Corp. At issue in the case is whether the... Zarine Kharazian 34 4 2018-04-20 United States Data Privacy
European Committee on Crime Problems Acts on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters The Council of Europe’s (CoE) European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC) held its 75th plenary session on November 27-29, 2018, in Strasbourg. Michael Plachta 34 12 2018-12-08
Council of Europe Ministers Adopts Recommendation on Terrorists Acting Alone At its 1312th meeting held on April 4, 2018, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted its Recommendation CM/Rec(2018)6 on terrorists acting alone. Michael Plachta 34 5 2018-05-18 Terrorism

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