Essays about: "the International Criminal Court"

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  1. 1. Trivialising Through Trial. The Victim-Perpetrator in International Criminal Law.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Johan Lindberg; [2017-04-10]
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    Abstract : This thesis encircles the Ongwen case currently pending in the International Criminal Court. The thesis develops a number of theoretical observations, focusing on the unique character of this case in terms of a ‘victim-perpetrator’ perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Law over mind, and body? A study of the debate and aftermath of the abortion travels to Poland in 1965 and the case of a midwife invoking her conscience in 2017

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Mathilda Tarandi; [2017]
    Keywords : international human rights law; legal history; law; freedom of conscience; abortion; criminal law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis orbits around the changes in the Swedish abortion laws during the last century, and the relation to religion. The aim is to make visible the values enshrined in the first abortion law, and those in the current abortion law, as the legislation made a volte-face in the 1970’s. Today, abortion is a right and the state is the duty-bearer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Corporate Criminal Liability in International Criminal Law "ex nihilo nihil fit"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Armina Savanovic; [2017]
    Keywords : Corporate Criminal Liability; Criminal Law; International Criminal Law; STL; ICC; ICTY; ICTR; Jurisdiction; Universal Jurisdiction; Sanctions for Legal Persons; International Human Rights Law; Human Rights; Atrocity Crimes; Genocide; Crimes Against Humanity; Grave Crimes; Theory of Identification; Vicarious Liability; Corporate Complicity; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The Nuremberg Charter introduced corporate criminal liability into international law and the great American Chief Prosecutor Justice Robert Jackson gave a promise that any legal person who commits crimes prescribed by international law shall be prosecuted and punished according to international criminal law. However, during this period of time, a corporation was never prosecuted per se as the sitting judges did not seem to have the will to dwell on the establishment of the elements of crime that needed to be satisfied in order to impute criminal liability on a corporate body. READ MORE

  4. 4. State Responsibility for Genocide - The International Court of Justice's Judgment in the Genocide Case and its Aftermath

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Kaisa Marttinen; [2016]
    Keywords : folkrätt; public international law; folkmord; genocide; ICJ; Bosnia; statsansvar; State Responsibility; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : State responsibility for commission of genocide has a jus cogens status in customary international law and is based on the general rule of attribution: whether the persons or groups acting within the State are acting, or at least can be treated as acting on behalf of the State is key for State responsibility to arise. For non-state actors to be attributable to the State the relationship between them must be one of “complete dependence”, as the test of control formulated in the Nicaragua case of 1986 suggests. READ MORE

  5. 5. Competing Standards on the Definition of Enforced Disappearance - A victims-oriented perspective for national implementation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Sebnem Erener; [2016]
    Keywords : international human rights law; international criminal law; international humanitarian law; icc; enforced disappearance; committee on enforced disappearance; torture; conflict; complementarity; victims-oriented perspectives; victims; justice; redress; reparation; right to justice; right to truth; al-Senussi; international criminal code; inter-american court of human rights; latin america; crimes against humanity; intention; special intention; elements of crime; International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance; the Rome Statute; Basic Principles and Guidelines; People s Convention; due process; unwilling; unable; criminal law; substantive law; procedural law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : There are competing standards regarding the definition of the crime of “enforced disappearance” under international law. When criminalizing enforced disappearance at the national level as part of their obligations under international law, States which adopt a more narrow definition of enforced disappearance provided in the Rome Statute require victims of enforced disappearance to prove the existence of an additional “special intention” of perpetrators. READ MORE