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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 ... to pass municipal laws that are based on the concept of universal jurisdiction, indicate widespread international acceptance of the concept.

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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.

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Under international law, States can enact national laws which allow their national courts to investigate, and if there exists sufficient admissible evidence for the ...

www.un.org/press/en/2011/gal3415.doc.htm

Oct 12, 2011 ... Delegates from a large number of Member States took part in the all-day discussion. .... Universal jurisdiction should be seen as a complementary tool to ensure ..... On a national level, she said, Greece had just enacted penal ...

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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 ...

www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/24000/ior530192012en.pdf

8.29%) out of 193 UN member states can exercise universal jurisdiction over conduct ... formal objections to the enactment of such criminal legislation.

www.globalpolicy.org/international-justice/universal-jurisdiction-6-31.html

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 ...

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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 ...

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Dec 13, 2013 ... Counting Universal Jurisdiction States: What's Wrong with Amnesty ... of all states around the world have enacted universal jurisdiction for at least one ... nobly proposed that the ICC should include universal jurisdiction, but ...