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Part E Conclusion, 22 Transnational Criminal Law: Some ReflectIons

From: An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law

Neil Boister

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 June 2024

Drug trafficking — Human trafficking — Terrorism — Soft law
As we have seen above, transnational criminal law has grown incrementally, the newer suppression conventions drawing heavily on earlier treaties. As threats emerged or remerged, new conventions were developed to respond to them, roughly in the following order: slave-trading (1800s); drugs (1900s); slave-trading (1920s); drugs and terrorism (1930s); drugs (1950s, 1960s); drugs and terrorism (1970s); drug trafficking and money laundering (1980s); terrorism (1990s); transnational organized crime, human trafficking, migrant smuggling, firearms smuggling, corruption...
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