TITLE

TORTURE, EXTRATERRITORIALITY, TERRORISM, AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

AUTHOR(S)
Gathiie, James Thuo
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2003, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p335
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores whether extraterritorial torture of foreign citizens in the context of the war on terrorism should be subject to judicial review in the U.S. under the rules of customary international law. Discussion on framing the question of extraterritorial torture for purposes of obtaining jurisdiction; Demonstration of the inconsistency of jurisprudence surrounding extraterritorial jurisdictional denials; Evidence that federal courts are more likely to find they have jurisdiction where a claim of torture is brought against a government other than the U.S.
ACCESSION #
14016789

 

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