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Universal jurisdiction

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Universal jurisdiction allows states or international organizations to claim criminal jurisdiction ... The notion that heads of state and senior public officials should be treated like pirates or ou...

universal jurisdiction - Amnesty International

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the majority of AU member states have universal jurisdiction legislation regarding ... Universal Jurisdiction: UN General Assembly should support this essential .... duty of states to enact and implement legislation, documenting state practice at ...

Counting Universal Jurisdiction States: What's Wrong with Amnesty ...

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Dec 13, 2013 ... First, the Rome Statute is not based on pure universal jurisdiction. ... South Korea nobly proposed that the ICC should include universal jurisdiction, ... So, even if the Rome Statute required states to enact legislation matching ...

Universal Jurisdiction not so Universal - Scholarship@Cornell Law ...

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Jun 4, 2011 ... Under territorial jurisdiction10, States may enact criminal laws which give ... 11 Human Right Watch, Universal Jurisdiction in Europe The State of the Art .... An essential distinction should be drawn between the obligations of a.

universal jurisdiction: it's back! - JStor

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It should be recalled that the Convention against Torture and the Geneva Conventions ... 1 Amnesty Int'l, Universal Jurisdiction: The Duty of States to enact and ...

The principles of universal jurisdiction and complementarity: how do ...

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every State to exercise its criminal jurisdiction over those responsible for ... It should be noted that the principle of universal jurisdiction is not per se limited to ..... Contracting Parties undertake to enact any legislation necessary to provide ...

As Views Diverge on Universal Jurisdiction's Scope, Application ...

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Oct 20, 2015 ... To that end, States must ensure that universal jurisdiction was accepted in ... Universal jurisdiction should not be confused with the exercise of ..... Should other “nexus or trigger factors” enact universal jurisdiction, then the ...

Universal Jurisdiction - Oxford Scholarship

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This chapter discusses the law of universal jurisdiction and its application in Norway ... should encourage other states to take similar action should the need arise. ... in 2007, the Norwegian government announced its plan to enact legislation to ...

The Princeton Principles on Universal Jurisdiction

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For purposes of these Principles, universal jurisdiction is criminal jurisdiction based solely on the ... A state may rely on universal jurisdiction as a basis for seeking the .... enact national legislation to enable the exercise of universal jurisdiction and the ... states should settle their disputes arising out of the exercise of u...

TRIAL : Universal jurisdiction

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The principle of universal jurisdiction stems from the postulate that some crimes are ... According to these, the High Contracting Parties “undertake to enact any ... As of today, several States acknowledge that they can and should exercise their ...

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What is universal jurisdiction? - AMICC

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Jun 28, 2007 ... How do states exercise universal jurisdiction? Countries typically enact legislation granting domestic courts the power to assert universal ...

Universal Jurisdiction and US Law - Duke Law Scholarship Repository

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United States courts invoked universal jurisdiction in the nineteenth ..... the federal war-crimes statute, enacted in 1996, assert universal jurisdiction. ..... Immunities Act should be construed to have an exception for “peremptory norms” of inter-.

Universal Jurisdiction - Global Policy Forum

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The doctrine of universal jurisdiction allows national courts to try cases of the gravest ... The concept is not new, though states have shown an increasing willingness to enlarge the .... In 2002 Germany enacted the Code of Crimes Against International Law (CCAIL), .... Spain Investigates What America Should ( April 6, 2009).