International criminal law

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  • History Of Individual Responsibility

    whereas there have only been statements regarding conduct of international organizations since the 1980’s. In International Law, the main criminal responsibility for individuals is dealt with by the International Criminal Court. In 1998, the Rome Statute was established by the ICC and the treaty came into force in 2002, with 124 states having ratified the treaty. (Lecture, Clarke) It established that there are four core international crimes that shall not be…

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  • R. V. Hauser Case Study

    relation to a power struggle of jurisdiction. The whole case surrounds the question on whether the Attorney General, or the Attorney General of Canada should have the power to control the prosecution under the Federal Narcotics Control Act. It is a battle for powers of jurisdiction in regards to the criminal code, and more so the Narcotics Control Act; (NCA), 1961. The Narcotics Act was once Canada’s national drug control statue prior to its repeal in 1996 where the Controlled Drugs and…

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  • Case: Mediation And Arbitration: Enrica Lexie Case

    Even with the use of United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. To help solve disputes of international sea law between two states the United nations has created the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. However, before being able to take the case to the International Tribunal for the Law of the sea, Italy must have first exhausted all of its possible remedies to find a solution for this case. The permanent court of arbitration helped navigate this case, in the end however, India…

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  • Should Child Soldiers Be Treated As Criminals Essay

    Everyone knows that child soldiers are a bad occurrence. But the real question is, should a child soldier be treated as a victim or a criminal? Many say that the children are victims because they are forced into being a soldier, the result of refusal often being death. But how would you feel if your family was killed? It doesn’t matter who they were killed by, you would still want justice. A great majority of the child soldiers enlist and some even seem to enjoy killing. Those who refuse the…

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  • Rights In Criminal Cases

    Rights in Criminal Cases One of the articles that I looked at address whether crime victims should have rights during criminal investigation, using the crime Victim’s (CVRA) as the focal point for our discussion. This can also help with like finding the criminals or seeing who is guilty or not. This is part of the first article, our article proceeds in four parts. First, to highlights the importance of applying the act before the formal filing of charges by illustrating how dozens of victims in…

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  • Evidence Interpretation

    There are various elements that play a role in solving cases; evidence is a one of these key elements. Many factors can determine if the evidence submitted before a court of law is accurate such as how the evidence is collected, if proper protocell was followed before the laboratory’s handling of the evidence, and if the evidences was accurately processed by the crime scene laboratory by various forensic scientists. Furthermore, with the advances in technology in today’s society, various…

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  • Application Essay: A Career As A Probation Officer

    Everyone makes mistakes. Unfortunately, often times those mistakes lead individuals to become incarcerated. I want to be in law enforcement because I have seen how crime can have a negative impact on communities. Growing up in a St. Petersburg, Florida, I have seen how drug dealers and crime harmed communities, and affected families. I believe that receiving my Bachelors of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies will equip me with the tools that I need to be a successful law enforcement…

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  • Self-Determination Of People

    What is the relationship between the self-determination of peoples and the sovereignty of states in contemporary international politics? 1 This report elucidates the link between sovereignty of states & self-determination of peoples therefore the focal point of this essay is to elaborate on the underlying concept of sovereignty as it incorporates the protection and the practice of various human rights as stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The main goal of this…

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  • Al-Bashir

    allegations of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity committed in Darfur, Sudan between the periods of 2003 to 2005. The International Criminal Court (“ICC”) informed all State Parties to the Rome Statute of the ICC (“Rome Statute”), to which South Africa is a party, to cooperate with the arrest warrant and to surrender Al-Bashir to the Court if he enters into their territorial jurisdiction. It is the first warrant of arrest issued to a head of state by the ICC. This illustrates…

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  • State Crimes

    when these international criminal courts don 't have their own policing teams it can be hard to punish people in power within their own state. By definition from Kramer and Michalowski (2005, pp. 447-448) state crime…

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