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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 ... t...

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 - Coalition for the International Criminal Court

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

"Universal Jurisdiction for Human Rights: From Legal Principle to ...

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To what extent do states accept a political norm of universal jurisdiction for ... Previous scholars have suggested that international norms pass through a "life ...

Universal Jurisdiction - Global Policy Forum

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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 ( April 6,...

14 Principles on the Effective Exercise of Universal Jurisdiction

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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.

Curbing the Manipulation of Universal Jurisdiction - Jerusalem ...

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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 legislation,.

The Politics of Universal Jurisdiction, Legal Accountability and the ...

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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.

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

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Jun 4, 2011 ... Indeed, many legal systems do not define the term “crimes” that can be prosecuted .... Under territorial jurisdiction10, States may enact criminal laws which ... 11 Human Right Watch, Universal Jurisdiction in Europe The State ...

Universal Jurisdiction and US Law - Duke Law Scholarship Repository

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United States courts invoked universal jurisdiction in the nineteenth century to ..... the federal war-crimes statute, enacted in 1996, assert universal jurisdiction. .... do not violate international law.31 For a variety of reasons, includ- ing a desire to  ...

universal jurisdiction - Amnesty International

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the majority of AU member states have universal jurisdiction legislation ... Thirteen African states have abolished in national law, or have agreed to do so, .... duty of states to enact and implement legislation, documenting state practice at the ...