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...
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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 ...
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 .... Universal jurisdiction can be used as a “safety net” for grave
international ... In 2002 Germany enacted the Code of Crimes Against
International Law ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
(approximately 9.33%) UN member states can exercise universal jurisdiction ....
duty of states to enact and implement legislation, documenting state practice at ...
“Universal jurisdiction” is an idea that is as much acclaimed as denounced. ...
they can and should exercise universal jurisdiction over international crimes such
.... Universal Jurisdiction - The Duty of States to Enact and Enforce Legislation (AI
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.
Jun 4, 2011 ... principle of universal jurisdiction and will ensure peace and justice .... Under
territorial jurisdiction10, States may enact criminal laws which give ...