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28 Feb 2011, 2:18 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
A dual U.S.-Lebanese citizen has been extradited from Paraguay and charged with supporting Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant force. Moussa Ali Hamdan, age 38, appeared in court in Philadelphia following his extradition and has been charged with providing material support to Hezbollah, a designated foreign terrorist organization. Hamdan was arrested by Paraguayan authorities June 15 on suspicion of supporting terrorism and subsequently handed over to U.S. custody. Hamdan is accused in the United States… [read post]
20 Mar 2012, 2:33 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
BBC on March 20, 2012 released the following: “A former security guard wanted over a £1m theft in Suffolk has denied immigration and firearms offences in the United States. Eddie Maher, 56, originally from Essex, was arrested in Ozark, Missouri, after police received a tip-off in February. Mr Maher is suspected of involvement in the 1993 theft of a security van packed with cash outside a bank in Felixstowe. He pleaded not guilty at the court hearing, in Springfield, Missouri. Declared bankrupt He… [read post]
23 Mar 2011, 1:00 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 20): St. Vincent & the Grenadines Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on August 15, 1996 Entered into Force on September 8, 1999 San Marino Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on January 10, 1906 Entered into Force on July 8, 1908 San Marino Supplement to Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on October 10, 1934 Entered into Force on June 28, 1935 Seychelles Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1935 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed… [read post]
22 Mar 2011, 11:50 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 18): Papua New Guinea Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1935 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed on December 22, 1931 Entered into Force on June 24, 1935 Papua New Guinea Exchange of Notes with the U.S. (Agreement continuing in force between the U.S. and Papua New Guinea the extradition treaty of December 22, 1931) Signed on February 2 and 23, 1988 Entered into Force on February 23, 1988 Paraguay Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on… [read post]
4 Oct 2011, 10:17 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
A case that began in 1997 with the killing of two people in Kansas City and prompted a lengthy international extradition fight ended this week with a 15-year prison sentence. Ralston Wellington pleaded guilty in Jackson County Circuit Court to two counts of voluntary manslaughter for the Feb. 13, 1997, shooting deaths of John E. Bonner and LaKesha LaMaster. He also pleaded guilty to assault for wounding another person. He was then sentenced to a 15-year prison term as part of a plea agreement that… [read post]
18 Aug 2011, 10:32 am by Jeffrey Shieh
A PCT application doesn't automatically lead to global patent protection. Instead, you eventually need to apply for patents in each of the countries and regions where you wish to pursue patent protection. This involves filing separate applications at the "national stage", which occurs 30 months (31 months in some countries) after the priority application's filing date. [read post]
18 Sep 2013, 3:05 am by Elizabeth Ludwin King
Jean Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier in court in February 2013 (photo credit) Last month the American Bar Association‘s House of Delegates unanimously approved a policy developed by the ABA’s International Human Rights Committee (IHRC) on no statutes of limitations for genocide, war crimes, or crimes against humanity. The IHRC mentioned what occurred in Haiti, where in 2012 a Haitian judge ruled that Jean Claude Duvalier (“Baby Doc”), having recently returned to Haiti… [read post]
29 Feb 2012, 11:48 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
BBC on February 29, 2012 released the following: “A Guatemalan court has approved the extradition to the US of Juan Ortiz Lopez, alleged to be one of Guatemala’s main drug traffickers. Mr Ortiz, captured in March 2011 by US and Guatemalan agents, is accused of smuggling cocaine into the US. Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina is stepping up efforts against organised crime. He has ordered the army to join the fight but also called for the possible decriminalisation of drugs. At the time of his… [read post]
7 Dec 2011, 6:54 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
BBC on December 6, 2011 released the following: “MPs have called on the government to reform the extradition laws to improve safeguards for British citizens facing trial abroad. Many voiced concern about the case of Gary McKinnon, who is accused of hacking into US military computers and deleting files and is fighting extradition. He faces a sentence of 60 years in the US, compared with the six months probation the CPS in the UK originally suggested. Speaking along with Jago Russell, of Fair Trials… [read post]
20 May 2013, 11:57 am by Lucie Olejnikova
Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law has launched its new visual overview of the international criminal tribunals, in which it provid[es] an introduction to the work of the international tribunals and the conflicts which led to their establishment. … This new 90-page report, providing analysis and information through written summaries and detailed visualizations, aims to make the work of the courts more accessible to the general public and legal professionals… [read post]
15 Nov 2011, 11:06 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has hired a Swedish public relations company in an indication that he is ready to abandon his appeal against his extradition to Sweden to face sexual misconduct allegations. In a statement on his website, Harald Ullman confirmed he had been taken on by Assange, but there was no indication as to when – if at all – the WikiLeaks founder might travel to Sweden. “After researching the case it is clear to me that JA is innocent of the rape allegations,” the… [read post]
8 Mar 2010, 7:42 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The extradition to the U.S. of a Malaysian man allegedly involved in hacking credit card information has been approved by a Thai court. The man, Gooi Kokseng, is accused of causing massive losses for victims in the U.S. Kokseng will be held in Thailand for the next 30 days in the event that he decides to appeal the ruling. Kokseng, also known by the alias Delpiero, is alleged to be a member of a crime ring that has caused more than $150 million dollars in losses through hacking aimed at the United… [read post]
31 Oct 2012, 8:17 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Press TV on October 31, 2012 released the following updated story: “Former Iranian Ambassador to Jordan Nosratollah Tajik has once again appealed against his extradition to the US on the grounds of his deteriorating health condition, Press TV reports. Tajik was arrested in November 2006, accused of trying to buy night vision goggles from US mediators in violation of US exports rules. The former Iranian diplomat denies the allegations. In April 2008, a British judge upheld a ruling that Tajik… [read post]
9 Aug 2011, 7:12 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Mexico’s government said it has arrested three individuals – including a former passports office worker and an ex-federal police officer – wanted for extradition by the United States on drug charges. A Mexican judge has begun hearing the extradition case against Eduardo Isidro Carranza Gallardo, a former federal police non-commissioned officer, and Cesar Manuel Hernandez Ramirez, ex-head of the Foreign Relations Secretariat’s Passports Office in the Mexico City borough of Cuajimalpa, the… [read post]
18 Oct 2011, 9:53 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The cockfight businessman Winston Rizik Rodriguez has become a “lucky rooster” by managing to evade several accusations against him, including an U.S. extradition request and having escaped two attempts on his life. Now his challenge is in the jurisdiction of Higüey (east) where he’ll be tried for two murders. The man known as “El Don” and “El Gallero” (the cock-fighter) escaped a Florida prison after being convicted to 8 years in prison for drug trafficking. According to the U.S.… [read post]
24 Mar 2011, 1:00 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 22): Sri Lanka Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on September 30, 1999 Entered into Force on January 12, 2001 Suriname Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (The Netherlands) Signed on June 2, 1887 Entered into Force on July 11, 1889 Suriname Extension to Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (The Netherlands) Signed on January 18, 1904 Entered into Force on August 28, 1904 Swaziland Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1935 United Kingdom… [read post]
30 Jun 2011, 8:16 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
United States Statutory Provisions In the mid 1800?s Congressional legislation was passed which permitted the appointment of officers and authorized others to carry out the provisions of treaties between the United States and England, and between the United States and France. This legislation has remained in large part the foundation of the laws governing the implementation of this country’s extradition protocols with regard to extradition from the United States. Three important changes to… [read post]
19 Jul 2011, 7:46 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
A 53-YEAR-OLD Perth man could be extradited to the United States to face child exploitation charges. Christopher Donald Lobban made a brief appearance in the Perth Magistrates Court today after being arrested on a provisional extradition warrant. Wearing a striped polo shirt, Lobban sat quietly in the dock and showed no emotion on his face. Outside court, Lobban’s fiancee, Kat Bower, said she was at the house on May 30 when Online Child Exploitation Squad officers raided the property. She said… [read post]
25 Jun 2010, 3:21 pm by Sergio Stone
International Trade and Health A Reference Guide World Health Organization, 2009 http://www.searo.who.int/LinkFiles/IPT_ITH.pdf Includes a nice glossary of international trade terms. From the introduction: SPS, TRIPS, trade-distorting subsidies, Doha Paragraph Six …  The language of trade and health is specialized and may seem obscure. But though the language may be daunting, international trade agreements now being negotiated affect [...] [read post]
20 Aug 2012, 7:57 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Bloomberg Business Week on August 16, 2012 released the following: By Joe Schneider “The U.S. lost a bid to limit the amount of information it must turn over to Megaupload.com founder Kim Dotcom, accused of orchestrating the biggest copyright infringement in the country’s history, in his fight against extradition from New Zealand. New Zealand High Court Justice Helen Winkelmann today rejected a U.S. request to review a district court judge’s order to turn over evidence relating to Dotcom’s… [read post]