E.g., 2018-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Fugitive Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding U.S. Government After Honduras Returns Him On June 4, 2018, Eric Christopher Conn, 58, of Pikeville, Kentucky, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Kentucky to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States,... Bruce Zagaris 34 6 2018-06-08
Turkish Immunity and the Defense of American Ideals On May 11, 2018, Kasim Kurd and several others filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the Republic of Turkey and five other defendants (two American citizens and... Maximilian Raileanu 34 6 2018-06-08 Immunity
U.S. and Brazil Start Permanent Forum on Security On May 22, 2018, the United States and Brazilian governments issued a joint statement following the start of the U.S.-Brazil Permanent Forum on Security.   Bruce Zagaris 34 6 2018-06-01 Brazil Organized Crime
Jailing of Peacemaker Threatens Colombia’s Demobilization of Transborder Criminal Organizations and Urban Criminal Gangs What will happen to Colombia’s efforts to disarm and reintegrate transnational criminal organizations and street gangs if the local officials in whom they place their trust and hopes are suddenly... Luz E. Nagle 34 6 2018-06-01 Colombia Organized Crime
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution on Funding of Daesh At its 13th sitting held on April 24, 2018, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution 2211 (2018) calling for undertaking all measures available, including... Michael Plachta 34 6 2018-06-01 Europe Counter-terrorism
MH17 Joint Investigation Team Releases Its Interim Report Pointing at Russian Federation On May 24, 2018, international investigators probing the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 made their interim findings public in the Dutch town of Bunnik. They said detailed analysis of... Michael Plachta 34 6 2018-06-01 Russia Intelligence
SEC Settles AML Charges Against Brokerage Firms and Compliance Officer On May 16, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced it has settled charges against broker-dealers Chardan Capital Markets LLC and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial... Bruce Zagaris 34 5 2018-05-25 Money Laundering
EU Starts Process to Activate Blocking Statute against Trump’s Iran Sanctions On May 18, 2018, the European Commission, following the unanimous support of the European Union’s Heads of State or Government at the leaders’ meeting in Sofia on the evening of May 16, 2018, agreed... Bruce Zagaris 34 5 2018-05-25 Iran Economic Sanctions
DC Circuit Appeals Court Bars U.S. Government from Forcibly Transferring U.S. ISIS Suspect On May 7, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the United States cannot forcibly transfer an American ISIS suspect being held in Iraq to another... Zarine Kharazian 34 5 2018-05-25 Terrorism
Holding the Assad Regime Accountable For the Death of Marie Colvin The story of Marie Colvin is one of great courage and profound tragedy. Colvin, an internationally-renowned American journalist, was killed on February 22, 2012 while on assignment for The... Linda Friedman Ramirez 34 5 2018-05-25 Syria Crimes against Humanity
NGOs Release New Report on Evidence Obtained in Criminal Cases through Torture On May 16, 2018, Fair Trials and REDRESS released a new report which reveals how the use of evidence obtained by torture is still widespread in criminal trials across the world, and calls on States... Michael Plachta 34 5 2018-05-25 Crimes against Humanity
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
ICE to Return Nearly 4,000 Smuggled Artifacts Purchased By Hobby Lobby to Iraq On May 2, 2018, U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reported that it will return nearly 4,000 ancient artifacts, including roughly 450 cuneiform tablets and 3000 clay bullae, to the... Zarine Kharazian 34 5 2018-05-18 Cultural Property
Indictment Charges McAllen, Texas Doctor with $240 Million Health Care Fraud and International Money Laundering On May 14, 2018, an indictment unsealed and issued by a federal grand jury in McAllen, Texas charges Jorge Zamora-Quezada, 61, of Mission, Texas with a $240 million health care fraud and... 34 5 2018-05-18 United States Fraud
U.S. Congress Enacts Law Enabling Civil and Criminal Liability for Interactive Computer Services On April 11, 2018, President Donald Trump signed the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (FOSTA).   The new law amends federal sex trafficking laws,... Bruce Zagaris 34 5 2018-05-18 United States Human Trafficking
Antigua Detains Jamaica’s Most Wanted Fugitive on Trip from St. Kitts On May 13, 2018, Antiguan and Barbudan police and immigration officials detained Fitzroy Andre Coore, as he tried to enter the country after disembarking a LIAT flight from St. Kitts and Nevis, where... Bruce Zagaris 34 5 2018-05-18 Antigua and Barbuda Immigration
Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from the JCPOA and Re-imposition of Sanctions on Iran Removed in 2016 On May 8, 2018, President Trump announced that the United States was withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Agreement, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).  Accordingly,... Benjamin H. Flowe, Jr., John A. Ordway, Daniel Fisher-Owens, Babak Hoghooghi, Perry S. Bechky, Ray Gold, Jason A. McClurg and Michelle Turner Roberts* 34 5 2018-05-18 Economic Sanctions
Pakistan and U.S. Clash over U.S. Diplomat’s Accident Killing Motorcyclist On April 7, 2018, police reports and relatives say a U.S. embassy vehicle driven by Defense and Air Attaché Col. Joseph Emanuel Hall collided with a motorcycle, killing 22-year-old motorcyclist Ateeq... 34 5 2018-05-11 Pakistan Consular rights
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
Parents of Otto Warmbier Sue North Korea under FSIA for Their Son’s Torture and Wrongful Death n April 26, 2018, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, the parents of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, filed suit against the government of North Korea for the torture and wrongful death of their... Zarine Kharazian 34 5 2018-05-11 North Korea Torture