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Complementarity in the Rome Statute and National Criminal Jurisdictions

Jann K. Kleffner

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199238453
eISBN:
9780191716744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238453.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The book examines the principle of complementarity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and the implications of that principle for the suppression of genocide, crimes against ... More


National Suppression of Core Crimes

Jann K. Kleffner

in Complementarity in the Rome Statute and National Criminal Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199238453
eISBN:
9780191716744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238453.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the national suppression of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes prior to and independent of the Rome Statute. International law clearly envisages national criminal ... More


Peremptory Norms and the Allocation of Jurisdiction to States

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in Peremptory Norms in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546114
eISBN:
9780191712203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546114.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on universal criminal jurisdiction and duty to prosecute serious international crimes as incidences of jus cogens, and expands on the available evidence. Universal civil ... More


The Need Reasonably to Expand National Criminal Jurisdiction over International Crimes

Paola Gaeta

in Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691661
eISBN:
9780191738593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691661.003.0045
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the question of the extraterritorial expansion of criminal jurisdiction over international crimes. Since recourse to the territorial and active nationality principles is ... More


Conclusions

Jann K. Kleffner

in Complementarity in the Rome Statute and National Criminal Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199238453
eISBN:
9780191716744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238453.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter offers some conclusions. As to the question of the aptitude of complementarity to supply the deficiencies of domestic suppression of ICC crimes, the criteria for admissibility in the ... More


Immunity for Private Military Contractors: Legal Hurdles or Political Snags?

Micaela Frulli

in War by Contract: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Private Contractors

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199604555
eISBN:
9780191725180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604555.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses the extent to which different kinds of immunities may bar legal proceedings against PMSCs end their employees. Firstly, it addresses the issue of immunity from criminal ... More


The Second Generation UN-Based Tribunals: A Diversity of Mixed Jurisdictions

Daphna Shraga

in Internationalized Criminal Courts: Sierra Leone, East Timor, Kosovo, and Cambodia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276745
eISBN:
9780191707650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276745.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The establishment of the ad hoc international tribunals for former Yugoslavia and Rwanda in 1993 and 1994 triggered a proliferation of international criminal jurisdictions. A precursor to the ... More


The Statute of the International Criminal Court: Some Preliminary Reflections

Antonio Cassese

in The Human Dimension of International Law: Selected Papers of Antonio Cassese

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232918
eISBN:
9780191696572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232918.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

It is easy to find fault in any new legal institution. In the case of the International Criminal Court (ICC), whose Statute was adopted in Rome on 17 July 1998, however, one should be mindful of the ... More


Some Tentative Remarks on the Relationship Between Internationalized Criminal Jurisdictions and the International Criminal Court

Markus Benzing and Morten Bergsmo

in Internationalized Criminal Courts: Sierra Leone, East Timor, Kosovo, and Cambodia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276745
eISBN:
9780191707650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276745.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter identifies preliminary issues and possible difficulties in the relationship between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and internationalized criminal jurisdictions in terms of ... More


Crimes and Criminal Procedure

R. H. Helmholz

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: The Canon Law and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction from 597 to the 1640s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258971
eISBN:
9780191681882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258971.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter deals with criminal law. The crimes that came before the spiritual courts were a miscellaneous lot, and the criminal jurisdiction exercised in them was not wholly stable over time. Both ... More


At the Mercy of the State: Linking Rape to Federal Indian Law

Sarah Deer

in The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter briefly reviews the history of Indian law and describes the complicated matrix of criminal jurisdiction in Indian country. From a perspective that privileges tribal sovereignty, it ... More


The Contribution of the Courts: Nuremberg, Tokyo, and the Rest

Geoffrey Blest

in War and Law since 1945

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206996
eISBN:
9780191677427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206996.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the contributions of the international Courts in relation to the clarification and development of the law of war with the possible exception of the Nuremberg Principles. It ... More


What Are the Rules If Everybody Wants to Play?: Multiple Federal and State Prosecutors (Acting) as Regulators

Sara Sun Beale

in Prosecutors in the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787038
eISBN:
9780814709375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787038.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the overlapping jurisdiction of federal and state prosecutors over corporate misconduct. It begins with an overview of concurrent criminal jurisdiction and the potential for ... More


The Ideal of the Rule of Law: Regina v. Keyn (1876)

A. W. Brian Simpson

in Leading Cases in the Common Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262992
eISBN:
9780191682438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262992.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the case of: Regina v. Keyn, also known as the case of the Franconia. At a technical level the case involved a question of criminal jurisdiction, the right of an English court ... More


Ethics and Criminal Justice

Andrew Ashworth

in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259312
eISBN:
9780191681936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259312.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter describes the ethical problems in the criminal law jurisdictions. The concern of this chapter is with one particular kind of criticism — that certain conduct in criminal justice is ... More


The Apologist Role of National Courts: Legitimizing (Illegal) State Policy

Sharon Weill

in The Role of National Courts in Applying International Humanitarian Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685424
eISBN:
9780191765643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685424.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses the apologist role of courts, in which they serve as a legitimating agency for state action. The first case study shows how the Israeli High Court of Justice (HCJ) contributed ... More


Malos tiempos para la justicia universal

Antonio Remiro Brotóns

in THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE: Global Trends: Law, Policy & Justice Essays in Honour of Professor Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199332304
eISBN:
9780190259815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199332304.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

International crimes substantially correspond to established categories, yet which court of competent jurisdiction should prosecute the perpetrators of these crimes remains an open question. In the ... More


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