E.g., 2018-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Czech Republic Extradites Alleged Russian Hacker Yevgeny Nikulin  On March 29, 2018, the Czech Republic extradited Yevgeny Nikulin, an alleged Russian hacker,, who was arrested in Prague in cooperation with the FBI in 2016. Bruce Zagaris 34 4 2018-04-06 Russia Cybercrime
European Court Adopts Restrictive Interpretation of the Right of Access to a Court in Torture Cases On March 15, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights – Grand Chamber (Court) delivered a judgment in the case of Nait-Liman v. Switzerland (application no. 51357/07). It held, by a... Michael Plachta 34 4 2018-04-06 Europe Human Rights
U.S. Indicts and Sanctions 9 Iranians for Cybercrimes for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps On March 23, 2018, an indictment against nine Iranian nationals was unsealed in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York.  It charges them as serving as leaders, contractors,... Bruce Zagaris 34 4 2018-03-30 Iran Economic Sanctions
Mexican Drug Kingpin Indicted in New York For Allegedly Trafficking Enough Fentanyl to Kill 10 Million People On March 27, 2018, New York officials announced the indictment of a Mexico-based drug kingpin and five codefendants allegedly involved in a conspiracy to traffic and distribute large quantities of... Zarine Kharazian 34 4 2018-03-30 Mexico Drug Enforcement
No Right to Periodic Bond Hearings for Detained Immigrants: No Due Process of Law? On February 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Jennings et al. v. Rodriguez, a class-action suit brought on behalf of immigrants who had been detained indefinitely in... Rebecca Krishnan-Ayer 34 4 2018-03-30 Immigration
EU Agrees on Proposal Requiring Reporting by Tax Intermediaries of Aggressive Tax Planning On March 13, 2018, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the European Union reached agreement on a proposal to achieve greater transparency in tax planning schemes.  In particular, the... Bruce Zagaris 34 3 2018-03-23 European Union Taxation
When the Ties That Bind Unwind: The Skripal Case and the Chemical Weapons Convention “There is no alternative conclusion,” the prime minister declared, “other than that the Russian State was culpable for the attempted murder of Mr. Skripal and his daughter -- and for threatening the... Zarine Kharazian and Bruce Zagaris 34 3 2018-03-23 Russia, United Kingdom Human Rights, International Crimes, International Organizations, Law of War, Weapons of Mass Destruction
EU Court Allows the Restriction of the Ne Bis In Idem Principle in Financial Matters On March 20, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union – Grand Chamber delivered three important judgments concerning the essence of the principle ne bis in idem (non bis in idem)... Michael Plachta 34 3 2018-03-23 European Union
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Eliminates Requirement on Full Hearings for Asylum Seekers: Is the United States Breaking International Law? Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced plans this week to do away with a requirement from a 2014 ruling by the Justice Department’s Board of Immigration Appeals that demands that all asylum seekers... Madeline Henshaw-Greene 34 3 2018-03-23 United States Asylum
Indonesian Officials Seize 1MDB-linked Yacht; Hand It Over to FBI Acting on a request from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Indonesian officials seized the luxury yacht Equanimity at Benoa Harbor in Bali, Indonesia on February 28, 2018. On March... Zarine Kharazian 34 3 2018-03-23 Malaysia Embezzlement
U.S. Bans Venezuela’s New Crypto-Currency and Adds 3 Officials to Sanctions List On March 19, 2018, U.S. President Donald J. Trump issued an Executive Order, prohibiting all transactions in Venezuela’s new crypto-currency, called the Petro digital currency. On the same day,... Bruce Zagaris 34 3 2018-03-23 Venezuela Economic Sanctions
U.S. Imposes Sanctions re Russian Cyber Interference with the 2016 U.S. Elections and Malicious Cyber-Attacks[1] On March 15, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five entities and 19 individuals under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through... Bruce Zagaris 34 3 2018-03-23 Russia Cybercrime
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Withdraws Ban On Import of Big-Game Trophies On March 1, 2018, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), U.S. Department of the Interior issued a memorandum, withdrawing certain findings on Endangered Species Act (ESA) enhancement of the species for... 34 3 2018-03-23 United States Environment
The Philippines’ Withdrawal from the ICC Rome Statute: Background and Context On March 14, 2018, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced that the Philippines will withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC, the Court) “effective immediately.” ... Michael Plachta 34 3 2018-03-23 Philippines International Criminal Court
The U.S. and International Law on Election Interference On March 7, 2018, Eddie Skolnick and Jessica Alsart, both students at Georgetown Law School, introduced  the Georgetown Law School’s Global Law program entitled “Election Interference and... Bruce Zagaris 34 3 2018-03-16 United States Conspiracy, Election Fraud
EU Justice & Home Affairs Makes Progress on Various Justice and Law Enforcement Issues At its 3603rd meeting on March 8 and 9, 2018, the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Council discussed and adopted position on a number of criminal justice, home, and law enforcement... Michael Plachta 34 3 2018-03-16 European Union Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
World Bank Office of Suspension and Debarment Publishes New Report On March 6, 2018, the World Bank Office of Suspension and Debarment (OSD)  announced that it has recently published its 10-Year Update on Case Data & Metrics in a new report, ... Bruce Zagaris 34 3 2018-03-16 Economic Sanctions, World Bank
Czech Court Orders Release of Top Kurdish Official Despite Turkey’s INTERPOL Red Notice Request On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, a Czech court ordered the release of a top Kurdish official despite an INTERPOL Red Notice request submitted by Turkish authorities, the Czech News Agency reported. The... Zarine Kharazian 34 3 2018-03-09 Turkey INTERPOL
US Treasury Imposes Section 311 Measures Against Latvia’s 2nd Largest Bank On February 13, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a finding and notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), pursuant to Section 311 of the USA... Bruce Zagaris 34 3 2018-03-09 Money Laundering
European Parliament Adopts Recommendation on Terrorism Financing On March 1, 2018, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a recommendation addressing the problem of financing terrorism, specifically, by cutting the sources of income for jihadists. Michael Plachta 34 3 2018-03-09 Europe Counter-terrorism