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...
www.amicc.org/docs/Universal Jurisdiction Q&A.pdf
Jun 28, 2007 ... How do states exercise universal jurisdiction? Countries typically enact
legislation granting domestic courts the power to assert universal ...
Thirteen African states have abolished in national law, or have agreed to do so,
..... 14 Amnesty International, Universal jurisdiction: The duty of states to enact ...
universality and should rely on its general acceptance to further its efficiency and
.... The recognition of universal jurisdiction by the state as a principle is not .....
Contracting Parties undertake to enact any legislation necessary to provide ...
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
To what extent do states accept a political norm of universal jurisdiction for ...
Previous scholars have suggested that international norms pass through a "life ...
Dec 18, 2012 ... 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 (
of universal jurisdiction (AI Index: IOR 53/01/99). ... States should ensure that
their national courts can exercise universal jurisdiction over ... tion law is enacted.
case, a State may choose to exercise a universal criminal jurisdiction in absentia,
it must also .... jurisdiction should bear in mind before instituting their next
criminal or civil proceeding. .... under newly-enacted universal jurisdiction
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.