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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_jurisdiction

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 ... to pass municipal laws that are based on the concept of universal jurisdiction, indicate widespread international acceptance of the concept.

www.un.org/press/en/2014/gal3481.doc.htm

Oct 15, 2014 ... He called on the international community to adopt measures to put an end to the abuse ... However, the principle should not be confused with the exercise of ... Pointing out that States applied universal jurisdiction differently, ...

www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/32000/ior530042011en.pdf

(approximately 9.33%) UN member states can exercise universal jurisdiction over conduct ... formal objections to the enactment of such criminal legislation.

www.hrw.org/reports/2006/ij0606/1.htm

Universal jurisdiction” is an idea that is as much acclaimed as denounced. ... On paper, a great many countries around the world appear to recognize that they can .... Universal Jurisdiction - The Duty of States to Enact and Enforce Legislation ...

scholarship.law.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1081&context=lps_clacp

Jun 4, 2011 ... principle of universal jurisdiction and will ensure peace and justice .... Under territorial jurisdiction10, States may enact criminal laws which give ...

law.depaul.edu/about/centers-and-institutes/international-human-rights-law-institute/projects/Documents/princeton_principles.pdf

National courts can exercise universal jurisdiction to prosecute and punish, and thereby ..... A state shall, where necessary, enact national legis- lation to enable ...

www.justsecurity.org/4581/amnesty-international-universal-jurisdiction-preliminary-survey-legislation-world

Dec 13, 2013 ... Counting Universal Jurisdiction States: What's Wrong with Amnesty ... of all states around the world have enacted universal jurisdiction for at least one ... nobly proposed that the ICC should include universal jurisdiction, but ...

www.jstor.org/stable/25660322

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 ...

hrlibrary.umn.edu/instree/princeton.html

A state may rely on universal jurisdiction as a basis for seeking the extradition ... to be extradited will be tried or the punishment carried out in accordance with .... enact national legislation to enable the exercise of universal jurisdiction and the ...