Essays about: "Head of State immunity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words Head of State immunity.

  1. 1. Immunity and the Crime of Aggression - The Legal Possibilities and Implications of Prosecuting Heads of State for the Crime of Aggression in National Courts and the International Criminal Court

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

    Author : Amanda Wikström; [2020]
    Keywords : public international law; international criminal law; international criminal court; crime of aggression; personal immunity; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Efter aktiveringen av Internationella brottmålsdomstolens jurisdiktion över aggressionsbrottet i juli 2018 är dessa gärningar för första gången sedan Nürnbergtribunalen möjliga att väcka åtal för i en internationell domstol. Aggressionsbrottet kan bara begås av personer i position att effektivt utöva kontroll över eller styra politiska eller militära handlingar av en stat. READ MORE

  2. 2. Immunity from arrest? - An analysis of obligations for State Parties to the Rome Statute to arrest and surrender a Head of State of a state not party to the Statute in a situation referred to the ICC pursuant to a UN Security Council resolution

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

    Author : Maria Sandén; [2018]
    Keywords : Public international law; International criminal law; Immunity; Head of State immunity; Customary international law; Rome Statute; International Criminal Court; ICC; UN Security Council; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created as a compliment to domestic courts in the global fight against impunity. However, customary international law has afforded Heads of State with immunity from prosecution, even for serious international crimes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Jurisdictional Immunities of the State - The Balance Between State Immunity and Jus Cogens

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

    Author : Karolin Jönsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Public International Law; State immunity; Jus cogens; International Court of Justice; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The jurisdictional immunity of states in cases concerning serious human rights violations has been extensively discussed in the international legal debate, and has given rise to conflicting judicial decisions by courts of various jurisdictions. While serious human rights violations constitute breaches of peremptory norms, jus cogens, from which no derogation is permitted, the law of state immunity is said to constitute a procedural bar to the exercise of jurisdiction by national courts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Head of State Immunity and International Crimes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Magnus Mannerström; [2015]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Public International Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the status of the immunity afforded to heads of state for serious international crimes. The central question asked is whether heads of state at the present time can commit international crimes and still be granted impunity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diplomatic and Consular Immunities from National Jurisdiction in Criminal Cases - Practice from the Swedish, Dutch and Danish Ministries of Foreign Affairs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Monika Lozancic; [2009]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Straffrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This study looks into diplomatic and consular immunity under international law as applied by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs in Sweden, Denmark and The Netherlands. It does so by examining the practice and/or considerations of these Ministries in 10 different hypothetical cases where individuals enjoying such immunity commit crimes in respective State, i. READ MORE