E.g., 2020-10
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
Brazil Arrests Majority Shareholders of Avianca Holdings in Car Wash Corruption Investigation On August 19, 2020, the Federal Police in Brazil detained brothers German and Jose Efromovich, the majority shareholders of Colombia’s Avianca Holders, in the Car Wash corruption... Bruce Zagaris 36 9 2020-08-26 Money Laundering
El Salvador Judge Asks the U.S. for Confidential Documents on El Mozote Massacre In a letter dated January 27, 2020, Judge Jorge Guzmán Urquilla of the Examining Court of San Francisco Gotera asked U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for all the documentation that the U.... Alexandra Haris 36 4 2020-04-25 Investigation
Israel Court Rules Accused Israeli Pedophile Can Be Extradited to Australia On September 21, 2020, the Jerusalem District Court ruled Malka Leifer, a former educator who is accused of sexually abusing several former students, can be extradited to Australia on charges of... Bruce Zagaris 36 10 2020-09-25 Abuse of Children, Extradition
4th Circuit Court of Appeals Permits Emoluments Case against Trump to Continue On May 14, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, by a  9-6 decision, overturned the decision of a smaller panel of the court, to allow the case to continue... Bruce Zagaris 36 5 2020-05-23
U.S. Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream Pipeline Projects (NDAA 2020) On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA) into law. Title 75 of the NDAA contains the “Protecting Europe’s Energy... Hdeel Abdelhady 36 1 2020-01-02 Sanctions
U.S. and Jersey Return $311.17 of Stolen Abacha Funds to Nigeria                 On May 4, 2020, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the transfer of $311,797.876.11 to the Nigerian government pursuant... Bruce Zagaris 36 6 2020-06-20 Cultural Property
Bulgaria Charges 3 Russians over Attempted Murder by Nerve Agents On January 23, 2020, Bulgarian prosecutors charged three Russians in absentia for the attempted murder of a weapons manufacturer, his son, and the production manager of the company.[1] According to... Bruce Zagaris 36 2 2020-02-01
UN Holds Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week The Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week organized by the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism concluded its discussions on Friday July 10, 2020. Michael Plachta 36 7 2020-07-16 Terrorism, United Nations
Mexico Extradites El Menchito and Many Alleged Top Narcotics Traffickers to the U.S. On February 20, 2020, Mexico extradited another alleged top figure in the Jalisco New Generation cartel to the United States, one of approximately 40 alleged organized-crime figures it has... Bruce Zagaris 36 3 2020-03-02
U.S. Charges 2 Chinese Hackers Working for Chinese Government with Global Hacking and Orders Closing of the Houston Consulate as China Retaliates                 On July 21, 2020, a federal grand jury in Spokane, Washington, returned an indictment that earlier in the month charged two nationals and... Bruce Zagaris 36 8 2020-07-30 Cybercrime
Judges Orders Extradition of Ex-Nazi Camp Guard from Tennessee to Germany On Wednesday, March 5, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that a U.S. immigration judge in Memphis ordered a Tennessee man’s extradition to Germany. The man, Friedrich Karl Berger, 94... Alexandra Haris 36 4 2020-03-28
European Commission’s Consultation on Changes to Europol's Mandate On July 14, 2020, Europol released a document to Member State delegations in the Council's Law Enforcement Working Party (LEWP) setting out what it sees as the shortcomings in its current legal... Michael Plachta and Kasia Guzior 36 9 2020-08-26 European Commission, European Union
English Appellate Court Overturns UWO on Kazak Properties On April 8, 2020, the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, Administrative Court overturned lower court’s orders in favor of Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) and related... Bruce Zagaris 36 5 2020-04-25 United Kingdom
The (Unfinished Story of the) Hybrid Court for South Sudan The Republic of South Sudan is the newest sovereign state in the world. It was created in record time in the summer of 2011 and it was also in record time that it was admitted to membership in the... Konstantinos D. Magliveras* 36 10 2020-09-25 Crimes against Humanity
Board of Immigration Denies Alien’s Asylum Request on Basis of Interpol Red Notice On March 6, 2020, the Board of Immigration Appeals dismissed an appeal from a decision dated August 16, 2019, when an Immigration Judge denied the respondent’s applications for asylum,... Bruce Zagaris 36 5 2020-05-23 Asylum
Angola Freezes Assets of Daughter of Former President On December 23, 2019, a court in Luanda, Angola ordered an asset freeze of the personal bank accounts of Isabel dos Santos, her husband, Sindika Dokolo, and Mario da Silva in Angola, and the stakes... Bruce Zagaris 36 1 2020-01-09 Embezzlement
IACHR Finds U.S. Responsible for Torture and Refoulement of Guantanamo Detainee On April 22, 2020, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) found the United States responsible for violating the human rights of Djamel Ameziane, a former detainee at the Guant... Michael Plachta 36 6 2020-06-20 Human Rights, International Courts, International Criminal Court
Airbus Settles Corruption and Other Charges with U.S., UK, and France On January 31, 2020, Airbus SE (the Company), a global supplier of civilian and military aircraft headquartered in France, agreed to pay penalties of more than $3.9 billion to resolve transnational... Bruce Zagaris 36 2 2020-02-05 Bribery
UK Issues Magnitsky Sanction Regulations for International Human Rights Abuses On July 6, 2020, the United Kingdom Government issued the “Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations” and for the first time designated individuals under the Regulations for their... Bruce Zagaris 36 7 2020-07-16 Human Rights, Sanctions
UN Human Rights Report Alleges Deliberate Starvation as a War Crime in South Sudan On February 20, 2020, the UN Council on Human Rights (UNCHR) released a report by the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan finding that millions of South Sudanese civilians “have been... Michael Plachta 36 3 2020-03-03