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 or ou...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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
United States courts invoked universal jurisdiction in the nineteenth century to ....
13 I do not explore in this Article the potential limitations on state efforts to
exercise universal ... the federal war-crimes statute, enacted in 1996, assert
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 ...
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 ...
Jun 1, 2006 ... Challenges and Responses—Making Universal Jurisdiction a Reality. ..... and
should exercise universal jurisdiction over international crimes such as ... of
domestic laws, Universal Jurisdiction - The Duty of States to Enact and.
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.