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 ... t...
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 ...
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).
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 ...
should also be subject to universal jurisdiction where it can be demonstrated ......
The United States enacted anti-terrorism legislation based on the idea that if ...
States have retreated from universal jurisdiction since the establishment of the
ICC. No ... The EU should monitor Member States' compliance with Council
Decision ..... was that states are obliged to enact universal jurisdiction statutes.
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
This paper will be concerned with the exercise of universal jurisdiction, or, more
to the point, the .... crimes should have priority in exercising jurisdiction. ... note
that more than three-fifths of all states have enacted universal jurisdiction laws to.
case, a State may choose to exercise a universal criminal jurisdiction in .... should
bear in mind before instituting their next criminal or civil proceeding. .... been
overwhelmed by claims under newly-enacted universal jurisdiction legislation,.
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 ...