Applying The Rome Statutes Complementarity Principle: Drawing Lessons From The Prosecution of Core Crimes by States Acting Under the Universality Principle

Ryngaert, Cedric
March 2008
Criminal Law Forum;Mar2008, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p153
Academic Journal
The article discusses a criminal law forum concerning the lessons from the prosecution of core crimes by states under the universality principle. This case was drawn from the Rome Statutes complementarity principle which exercise jurisdiction in investigating and prosecuting situations of crimes committed against international humanitarian law. It focuses on the application of the law in complementary to the jurisdiction of States. The International Criminal Court procedures is examined in its jurisdiction in prosecuting crimes concerning territoriality and nationality.


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