The Gravity Threshold under the Statute of the International Criminal Court

El Zeidy, Mohamed
March 2008
Criminal Law Forum;Mar2008, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p35
Academic Journal
The article discusses the strength of the gravity threshold under the statute of the international criminal court. This paper explains some issues in cases involving various degrees of gravity dealt by the International Criminal Court (ICC). The author tries to give clarifications on what truly should be of international concerns focusing on the philosophical ideas of the ICC. Criminal procedures are examined for their mechanisms of admissibility as taken at the 1994 International Law Commission Draft. Defining gravity in International Law Commission is discussed further.


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