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- Canada Committed "Colonial Genocide": Report
As has been widely reported, the National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls recently released its Final Report. It was accompanied by an explosive Supplementary Report that provides a legal argument (hereafter the “Genocide Argument” or “Argument”) that in its dealings wit … Read more »
- Extradition Scrap: Netherlands Court Bars Extradition Over UK Prison Conditions
As has been widely reported (try here and here), a Dutch court recently ruled that an alleged narcotics smuggler could not be extradited from the Netherlands to Great Britain, because of atrocious conditions at the prison in Liverpool, England. A copy of the decision can be found here; it is in Du … Read more »
- New Book: Einarsen & Rikhof, "A Theory of Punishable Participation in Universal Crimes"
I am delighted to announce the publication of a terrific-looking new book: A Theory of Punishable Participation in Universal Crimes, by Professor Terje Einarsen of the University of Bergen, and my knowledgable and able co-author, Dr. Joseph Rikhof, recently retired from the War Crimes Program at J … Read more »
- Reconsidering Canada's Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing Laws
Canada’s Standing Committee on Finance (a committee of our federal House of Commons) recently released its new report on reforming our anti-money laundering and terrorist financing laws. The report makes 32 recommendations for changes to the AML regime, on such topics as adjustments to reporting r … Read more »
- UK Weakens Human Rights Protections Under MLAT
Back in 2000 I published an article in the journal Criminal Law Forum, entitled “Human Rights and International Mutual Legal Assistance: Resolving the Tension.” The cite is (2000) 11 Criminal Law Forum 143, but you can read a pre-publication version here. “Mutual legal assistance” (MLA) essentiall … Read more »