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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 ... 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 - Amnesty International

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8.29%) out of 193 UN member states can exercise universal jurisdiction over .... duty of states to enact and implement legislation, documenting state practice at ...

Universal Jurisdiction - Global Policy Forum

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The concept is not new, though states have shown an increasing willingness to enlarge .... Universal jurisdiction can be used as a “safety net” for grave international ... In 2002 Germany enacted the Code of Crimes Against International Law ...

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

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Dec 13, 2013 ... So, even if the Rome Statute required states to enact legislation ... states can exercise universal jurisdiction over conduct amounting to a crime ...

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 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 .... more than three-fifths of all states have enacted universal jurisdiction laws to.

Universal Jurisdiction not so Universal - Scholarship@Cornell Law

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

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 ...

The Princeton Principles on Universal Jurisdiction

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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 ...

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Universal Jurisdiction and US Law - Duke Law Scholarship Repository

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2 An early discussion of these five categories can be found in a 1935 Harvard Re - search Project that ... United States courts invoked universal jurisdiction in the nineteenth ..... the federal war-crimes statute, enacted in 1996, assert universal.

universal jurisdiction - Coalition for the International Criminal Court

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(approximately 9.33%) UN member states can exercise universal jurisdiction .... duty of states to enact and implement legislation, documenting state practice at ...

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

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Is the principle of complementarity a solution that will enable .... The recognition of universal jurisdiction by the state as a principle is not sufficient ..... Contracting Parties undertake to enact any legislation necessary to provide effective penal ...