Customs Disputes. Legal news and articles for February 29 - 29, 2012

Texas Lawmaker: 77 Percent of Illegals Apprehended Along Southwest Border in ...ICE Makes 2 ArrestsFlorence Grand Jury returns several indictmentsTwo Horry County men face indictments from Florence Grand JuryAustralian Man and His Firm Indicted in Plot to Export Restricted Military and ...Sotheby's trying to resolve Cambodia relic disputeIran Suffers 'Crippling Effect' of Sanctions on Trade, BankingCharleston airport worker sentenced to 10 years for child pornDrones are coming to the skies near youIran Suffers 'Crippling Effect' of SanctionsTunis-Carthage Airport Affair: Final Verdict TomorrowIran Is Seen Suffering Crippling Effect of Sanctions on Oil Trade, BankingThe Travel Detective: Why US Customs and Border Protection Needs to ChangeNew Study Boosts Case Against 'Legacy' LawsuitsPakistan's trade with India to normalise soon

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The woman who changed women's lives
Bellingham HeraldFebruary 1, 2012

Relief from the Comstock law finally came in a case orchestrated by Sanger who had encouraged a Japanese physician to send a package of contraceptive supplies to her clinic. The supplies were promptly confiscated by US Customs under the prohibitions of ...more »

Barnes & Noble's patent-misuse claim v. Microsoft: Not dead yet!
Thomson Reuters News & InsightFebruary 1, 2012

On Tuesday, administrative law judge Theodore Essex of the US International Trade Commission dealt a blow to Barnes & Noble. As the bookseller heads into trial next week on Microsoft's claim that its e-readers infringe four Microsoft patents, ...more »

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Texas Lawmaker: 77 Percent of Illegals Apprehended Along Southwest Border in ...
CNSNews.comFebruary 29, 2012

By Edwin Mora (CNSNews.com) – Only about one in five of the 327577 illegal aliens apprehended along the southwest border by the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency during the last fiscal year were prosecuted by the Department of Justice, ...more »

ICE Makes 2 Arrests
New Haven IndependentFebruary 29, 2012

by Staff | Feb 29, 2012 6:08 pm Two New Haven immigrants have been locked up as part of a regional sweep of convicted criminals who've violated immigration law, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Wednesday. ICE arrested 40 people in ...more »

Florence Grand Jury returns several indictments
WMBFFebruary 29, 2012

Wyvette Thompson Douglas, age 43, of Bennettsville, SC, was charged in a 2-count Indictment with conspiracy to possess controlled substances, a violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846, and health care fraud, a violation of Title 18, ...more »

Two Horry County men face indictments from Florence Grand Jury
MyrtleBeachOnline.comFebruary 29, 2012

He was investigated by agents with the US Immigration and Customs Encorcement, Homeland Secuirty Investigations, Enforcement and Removal Operations. His case has been assigned to Assistant US Attorney William E. Day, II of Florence for prosecution.more »

Australian Man and His Firm Indicted in Plot to Export Restricted Military and ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)February 29, 2012

... States and to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and the Arms Export Control Act; as well as four counts of illegally exporting goods to an embargoed nation in violation of IEEPA; and forfeiture of at least $199227.41.more »

Sotheby's trying to resolve Cambodia relic dispute
NewsOK.comFebruary 29, 2012

The Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a statement that it was working closely with the US Attorney's Office in Manhattan and the Cambodian government "to look into the matter and determine the proper course ...more »

Iran Suffers 'Crippling Effect' of Sanctions on Trade, Banking
San Francisco ChronicleFebruary 29, 2012

'Crippling Effect' "The plethora of sanctions flowing from the US and EU has had a crippling effect on international trade with Iran," Nigel Kushner, a lawyer specializing in Iran trade and sanctions, said in an interview. Kushner, chief executive of ...more »

Charleston airport worker sentenced to 10 years for child porn
Live 5 NewsFebruary 29, 2012

The case was investigated by agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Assistant United States Attorney Rhett DeHart of the Charleston office prosecuted the case. This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative ...more »

Drones are coming to the skies near you
Main LineFebruary 29, 2012

The hungriest market is the nation's 19000 law enforcement agencies. Customs and Border Patrol has nine Predator drones mostly in use on the US-Mexico border, and plans to expand to 24 by 2016. Officials say the unmanned aircraft have helped in the ...more »

Iran Suffers 'Crippling Effect' of Sanctions
BusinessWeekFebruary 29, 2012

“The plethora of sanctions flowing from the US and EU has had a crippling effect on international trade with Iran,” Nigel Kushner, a lawyer specializing in Iran trade and sanctions, said in an interview. Kushner, chief executive of Whale Rock Legal, ...more »

Tunis-Carthage Airport Affair: Final Verdict Tomorrow
Tunisia LiveFebruary 29, 2012

Customs is still pressing charges against the defendants for violations during Ben Ali's regime. Defense attorneys claim that it was unlawful for the army to seize Trabelsi assets on January 14th. In addition, customs official were not aware of the ...more »

Iran Is Seen Suffering Crippling Effect of Sanctions on Oil Trade, Banking
BloombergFebruary 29, 2012

'Crippling Effect' “The plethora of sanctions flowing from the US and EU has had a crippling effect on international trade with Iran,” Nigel Kushner, a lawyer specializing in Iran trade and sanctions, said in an interview. Kushner, chief executive of ...more »

The Travel Detective: Why US Customs and Border Protection Needs to Change
Peter Greenberg.com Travel NewsFebruary 29, 2012

If the very first person you come in contact with is not welcomin, or you have to wait an hour to clear customs, it is not a good sign. I'm not saying that we shouldn't have rules or security protection, but that we should be saying welcome to the ...more »

New Study Boosts Case Against 'Legacy' Lawsuits
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

... we last week posted video of a plaintiffs' 'expert' teaching Gulf Coast personal injury lawyers how to exploit the law and corrupt the civil justice system," began American Tort Reform Association communications director Darren McKinney.more »

Pakistan's trade with India to normalise soon
gulfnews.comFebruary 29, 2012

Responding to a question, Awan rejected apprehensions in some circles that liberalisation of trade with India would undermine Pakistan's stand on the Kashmir dispute. It was a wrong perception, Awan said, asserting that enhanced trade would in no way ...more »

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