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30 Aug 2011, 10:46 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Guatemala’s Constitutional Court Friday ratified the extradition of former President Alfonso Portillo to the United States, where he faces money laundering charges. Portillo, who was president from 2000 to 2004, is accused of laundering $70 million through U.S. banks. “This court has voted unanimously to deny the appeal by Alfonso Antonio Portillo Cabrera and consequently the extradition order to the United States holds firm,” said Alejandro Maldonado Aguirre, president of the court. No date… [read post]
6 Oct 2011, 10:14 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Former Tigers pitching star Denny McLain got the win — in court, that is. Criminal charges were dropped Monday against the Tigers legend, who was facing extradition to Louisiana on charges he stiffed some landowners out of money he owed them for scrap metal. McLain, 67, who has had several run-ins with the law over the years, was arrested Sept. 22 in Port Huron after he got tangled in construction and accidentally drove on the bridge to Canada while trying to get to a Cracker Barrel restaurant.… [read post]
14 Mar 2011, 9:00 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
International Extradition Treaties with the United States (Part 9): Gambia Extradition Treaty with the U.S. (1935 United Kingdom Treaty) Signed on December 22, 1931 Entered into Force on June 24, 1935 Germany Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on June 20, 1978 Entered into Force on August 29, 1980 Germany Supplement to Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on October 21, 1986 Entered into Force on March 11, 1993 Germany European Union Protocol to Extradition Treaty with the U.S. Signed on… [read post]
22 Mar 2012, 7:37 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Caribarena on March 22, 2012 released the following: “Antigua St John’s – Leroy King is again facing the prospect of being sent to the United States to face criminal charges. On Wednesday, the Court of Appeal dismissed his applications for an appeal hearing and for a stay of High Court Judge Justice Mario Michel’s decision to commit him for extradition. The court confirmed Justice Michel’s ruling. King’s attorney, Dane Hamilton QC, had argued that Michel and the magistrate, in the first… [read post]
17 Nov 2010, 6:30 pm by Sergio Stone
United Nations Databases and Web Sites for Legal Research and Education Steven Robert Miller   (Indian Univ. Law Library) Res Gestae, The Journal of the Indiana State Bar Association Vol.54 # 3 , pp.12-20 (October 2010) Nice article providing an introduction to major UN databases, such as UNTS, UN-I-QUE, and the UN AudioVisual Library of [...] [read post]
20 Oct 2011, 10:09 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday told Latin American media that his organization was far from financially endangered despite sanctions slapped on it by the United States. Purportedly “our biggest problem is an economic problem related due to that US banking and financial embargo. But we’re not taking this lying down,” Assange told the general assembly of the Inter-American Press Association by teleconference. “We have been presently in a strong enough cash position to survive… [read post]
1 Mar 2011, 12:03 pm by Renee C. Quinn
The survey assesses the impact of the U.S. economy on global IP strategies for 2011, and is available for free to anyone interested in the results. The survey includes a number of interesting findings, including among these are that 88% of respondents say they were in favor of a European Wide Patent System (which isn't surprising really), only 19% of respondents said they filed fewer patent application in 2010 (which probably contradicts the convention wisdom of many) and 46% of respondents brought… [read post]
26 Jul 2011, 7:51 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
In the Dominican Republic, the Supreme Court’s Penal Chamber rescheduled the Monday morning hearing to an unspecified date, in the extradition request from the United States for Ramon Antonio del Rosario Puente (Toño Leña), where he faces drug trafficking charges in Puerto Rico. A few minutes after 11 a.m., the Court was scheduled to hear a defense motion, which requests that Rosario face trial in this country. In addition to narcotics charges, Toño Leña is accused in the murder of three… [read post]
4 Oct 2011, 9:16 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The Colombian government will extradite five Colombian citizens to the U.S and Spain to face trial for drug trafficking and money laundering. Anti-drugs police captured Heder Augusto Sarria Martinez, alias “Niño Malo” in May this year. Sarria allegedly ran drug trafficking operations in Cali and the department of Norte del Valle on behalf of “Los Comba” brothers from the “Rastrojos” gang. He will be extradited to the US on drug charges, while in Colombia he was also accused of forcing… [read post]
18 Apr 2012, 6:20 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Newsday on April 17, 2012 released the following: “After a year of hearings at the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court, the former wife of murdered US war veteran Balram “Balo” Maharaj is facing extradition after Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar ruled yesterday that the State had sufficiently argued a prima facie case. When the matter was called yesterday, Ayers-Caesar said that she was of the opinion that the State, which was represented by attorney Larry Lalla, had sufficiently… [read post]
10 May 2012, 10:04 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Dominican Today on May 10, 2012 released the following: “SANTO DOMINGO.- An ex New York City policeman and alleged local head of the “Cibao Cartel” faces extradition to the United States on charges of drug trafficking and armed robbery, among others, the National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) revealed Thursday. It said the extraditable Iván Miguel Tineo, AKA Miguel Benedicto Goris is being held in Najayo Prison since March 2011 on possession of 157 packages of cocaine found aboard the boat… [read post]
24 Apr 2012, 7:29 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Vanguard on April 24, 2012 released the following: “Lagos- The Federal Government is seeking extradition of a suspected fraudster, Olaniyi Jones, to the U.S. in connection with an Internet fraud, estimated at $3.2 million. Nigeria’s Attorney-General and Minister of Justice on Monday, filed an application for the order of the Federal High Court to extradite Jones to the New Jersey District Court in the U.S, to face a 10-count charge of conspiracy and Internet fraud. Jones and some other people in… [read post]
20 Jan 2012, 8:20 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Bloomberg Businessweek on January 19, 2012 released the following: “By Marina Sysoyeva Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) — Russia’s Foreign Ministry said it’s “alarmed” that Swiss and American authorities didn’t inform it about the extradition to the U.S. of Vladimir Zdorovenin, who’s accused of online fraud. “Unfortunately, it’s not the first case when U.S. security forces organize a detention of our nationals in third countries, often on dubious grounds and using a provocation,” Alexander… [read post]
15 Sep 2011, 8:20 am by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Peter Margulies (Roger Williams) responded to my blogging about criminal membership and al-Bahlul at Lawfare.  I wrote a response, which Lawfare’s Bobby Chesney was kind enough to post for me.  Instead of reposting the lengthy exchange here, interested readers should check out the posts at Lawfare.  You can find Peter’s original post here, and my response here.  Feel free to weigh in below! My thanks to Peter for his response. UPDATE: Peter and I have gone one… [read post]
22 Sep 2011, 9:30 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The hearings for the U.S. extradition request of alleged drugs kingpin Ramon Antonio del Rosario Puente (Toño Leña) has set a record in postponements, surpassing the milestone cases of ex Army captain Quirino Paulino and his associate Ernesto Bienvenido Guevara Diaz (Maconi). Until now the Supreme Court’s 2nd Penal Chamber has rescheduled the hearings seven times, without explanations by the authorities on the extradition request for the man wanted in Puerto Rico, where he faces several charges… [read post]
8 Sep 2011, 9:21 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
A suspected child molester wanted in Escondido was extradited to the United States on Wednesday after being arrested in Mexico, according to the Escondido Police Department. Ricardo Lopez Borbon was booked into the Vista jail on two counts of child molestation and a charge of parole violation, Lt. Craig Carter said. The molestation charges stem from an incident that occurred Aug. 17, 2009, authorities said. On that date, officers were called to investigate a sexual assault involving a 9-year-old… [read post]
19 Jun 2012, 12:35 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
CNN on June 19, 2012 released the following: “By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and has formally requested asylum, Ecuador’s foreign minister said Tuesday. Ricardo Patino read a statement to reporters at a news conference in Quito. He took no questions. Assange has been fighting for a year and a half against being sent to Sweden for questioning about accusations of sexual abuse. Two women accused him in August 2010 of sexually… [read post]
3 May 2012, 1:52 pm by Robert Chesney
Yesterday I posted a lengthy response to Gabor Rona’s critique of the Brennan speech, and Gabor has now replied to my comments.  Alas, we seem to be speaking past one another in various ways (for example, I critiqued what I understood to be Gabor’s argument for a narrow domestic law interpretation of the AUMF as a matter of domestic law, and Gabor responds that I improperly focused on domestic law when it is IHL that is really in issue), and worse we may be misunderstanding one another’s… [read post]
10 May 2012, 4:25 am by Gene Quinn
The moral of the story is this: First, pick the countries where you want to seek patents wisely, filing obtaining a patent in a country only when there is an articulable business strategy. Second, remember to consider not only the cost of obtaining a patent in the first instance but also the cost of maintaining that patent once it has been obtained, if you can't afford to keep the patent maintained then what in the world are you doing obtaining the patent in the first place? Finally, for goodness… [read post]
4 Oct 2011, 9:22 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Jamaica’s outgoing leader said Sunday that public perceptions about his handling of a U.S. extradition request for a notorious drug gang leader contributed to his recent decision to step down. Prime Minister Bruce Golding said in a nationally televised address that questions about the role he played in the extradition of Christopher “Dudus” Coke had affected him deeply. Sunday’s address was the first time since Golding’s unexpected announcement last week about stepping down that he has… [read post]