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Universal Jurisdiction Fault Lines and the Immunity of State Officials: A Salutary Warning Before Perdition

Universal Jurisdiction Fault Lines and the Immunity of State Officials: A Salutary Warning Before... An examination of universal criminal jurisdiction (UCJ) utility reveals objections and obstacles. The African Union (AU) and many states are wary of its ascendancy. The gap between UCJ and its application is wide. Nevertheless, to prevent impunity for international crimes, a balanced and nuanced approach to UCJ is inevitable. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png African Journal of International and Comparative Law Edinburgh University Press

Universal Jurisdiction Fault Lines and the Immunity of State Officials: A Salutary Warning Before Perdition

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Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Copyright
Copyright © American Meteorological Society
ISSN
0954-8890
eISSN
1755-1609
DOI
10.3366/ajicl.2018.0248
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Abstract

An examination of universal criminal jurisdiction (UCJ) utility reveals objections and obstacles. The African Union (AU) and many states are wary of its ascendancy. The gap between UCJ and its application is wide. Nevertheless, to prevent impunity for international crimes, a balanced and nuanced approach to UCJ is inevitable.

Journal

African Journal of International and Comparative LawEdinburgh University Press

Published: Nov 1, 2018

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