Solidarity in a Disaggregated World Universal Jurisdiction and the Evolution of Sovereignty

September 2012
Journal of International Law & International Relations;2012, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p36
Academic Journal
The article examines the doctrine of universal jurisdiction which poses challenges to notions of sovereignty in international relations. It depicts that development in human rights norms and international criminal law has increased the challenges for sovereignty in international relations. It discusses that present international society is moving from sovereignty towards greater solidarity with the application of universal jurisdiction doctrine.


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