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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort descending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Offers Rewards for Trans World Airlines Hijackers On October 17, the Justice Department announced that it had charged three men with murder and piracy for the hijacking of a Trans World Airlines (TWA) jet in June and the shooting death of one of its... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Counter-terrorism
Money Laundering Investigation of Rhode Island Institution In early October, the U.S. Attorney's office for Rhode Island subpoenaed records concerning currency transactions at the Columbus National Bank of Rhode Island.  The Rhode Island Hospital Trust... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Money Laundering
Hearing on Revision to U.S.-U.K. Extradition Treaty On October 22, 1985 a hearing took place regarding the U.S./U.K. Supplementary Extradition Treaty which would revise a 13-year old extradition treaty between two countries.  The leading Irish... Dr. Doris Weidinger 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Extradition
Senate Hearing Held on Money Laundering Crime Bills Bills to make money laundering a crime continue to make their slow way through Congress.  On October 29, 1985, the Senate Judiciary Committee held hearings on several Senate bills dealing with money... Constantine G. Papavizas 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Money Laundering
Judge Rules Espionage Has Extraterritorial Application In a ruling with potentially far-reaching implications, Judge Albert V. Bryan Jr., District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, denied a motion to dismiss by Michael A. Soussoudis, a Ghanian national... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Ghana Espionage
General Accounting Office Renews its Criticism of BSA Enforcement The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations continues its watchdog role over enforcement of the Bank Secrecy Act.  On October 29, 1985, the Permanent Subcommittee held a status hearing on... Constantine G. Papavizas 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Bank Secrecy
Department of Justice Privacy Exemptions On September 12, 1985, the Department of Justice (DOJ) proposed to exempt a new system of records entitled the "General Files System of the Office of the Attorney General" from certain provisions of... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Privacy
Select Committee Holds Hearing On September 12, 1985, the ranking members of the House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control in a hearing urged the Reagan Administration to give a higher priority to international... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
Meese Addresses Italy-USA-Switzerland Conference In a speech delivered to the Italy-USA-Switzerland Conference of the International Association of Jurists, on September 14, 1984, Edwin Meese III, Attorney General of the United States, praised new... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Italy Law Enforcement
Assault on Justices in Bogota Linked to US Extradition On November 7, 1985, the assault on the Palace of Justice in Bogota in which more than 50 persons died has been blamed on a connection between the M-19 guerrillas and drug traffickers.  President... Bruce Zagaris 1 3 1985-11-01 Colombia Extradition
Central American Counterterrorism Legislation On November 19, 1985 a hearing was scheduled before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs to discuss the impact of U.S. support under the Central American Counterterrorism Act of 1985 to fund... Dr. Doris Weidinger 1 3 1985-11-01 Central America Terrorism
Natl. Drug Enforcement Policy Board's Interim Report In July, 1985, the National Drug Enforcement Policy Board made an interim report to Congress pursuant to the National Narcotics Act of 1984.  The report has a section on international cooperation.  ... Bruce Zagaris 1 3 1985-11-01 United States Drug Enforcement
Victims of Terrorism Compensation Act Moves Forward A bill called "Victims of Terrorism Compensation Act". H.R. 2851, is moving forward in Congres and is expected to pass next year.  The bill will provide benefits for Government employees and... Bruce Zagaris 1 3 1985-11-01 United States Terrorism
Developments in Narcotics Control in South America On November 12, 1985 the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on the recent developments in narcotics control efforts in Latin America.  The two witnesses, Jon R. Thomas from the State... Doris Weidinger 1 3 1985-11-01 Latin America and South America Drug Enforcement
L.C. Green's Analysis of Recent Terrorist Scholarship Professor L.C. Green, Department of Political Science, University of Alberta in Edmonton, has forwarded the Reporter his article, "Terrorism and Its Responses," published in 8 Terrorism: An... Bruce Zagaris 1 3 1985-11-01 Canada Terrorism
U.S.-Bahamas Agreement for Interdicting Narcotics Trafficking On March 6, 1985, the Governments of the United States and The Bahamas concluded an agreement on the interdiction of narcotics trafficking.  The U.S. agrees to provide the Bahamian Government with... Bruce Zagaris 1 3 1985-11-01 Bahamas Drug Enforcement
PLI Holds Commodities Program with Many International Issues The Practicing Law Institute (PLI) presented a program on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") in Washington, D.C. on October 30, 1985 which dealt with current issues facing the CFTC... Constantine G. Papavizas 1 3 1985-11-01 United States Law Enforcement
UN. Crime Committee Meets From August 16 to September 6, 1985, the Seventh United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders was held in Milan, Italy.   Bruce Zagaris 1 3 1985-11-01 Italy Law Enforcement
Senate Judiciary Considers US-UK Extradition Treaty Hearings on the Supplementary Treaty on Extradition Between the United States and the United Kingdom have been continuing.  On August 1, 1985, The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations held hearings... Bruce Zagaris 1 3 1985-11-01 Extradition
ABA Committee on International Courts Reports on Compulsory Jurisd. Anthony D'Amato, Chairman, Committee on International Courts, has submitted a report urging the United States to make a modified adherence to the general compulsory jurisdiction of the International... Bruce Zagaris 1 3 1985-11-01 Jurisdiction

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