Essays about: "International criminal law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 164 essays containing the words International criminal law.

  1. 1. Corporate impunity and the ‘accountability gap’ in Sub-Saharan Africa: is the successful prosecution of corporate involvement in atrocity crimes within reach?

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

    Author : Joseph Keogh; [2022]
    Keywords : International criminal law; corporate criminal liability; transnational corporations; atrocity crime; corporate impunity; Africa; Global North; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Although transnational corporations (hereinafter TNCs) often far outmatch States in terms of resources and influence over the direction of the world economy, they are generally unaccounted for when operating outside the territories in which they are incorporated (hereinafter ‘home States’). This thesis will look specifically at those TNCs that rely on natural resource extraction as their main source of profit. READ MORE

  2. 2. Criminal Complicity or Business as Usual: A Study on Mens Rea Requirements for Corporate Complicity in War Crimes

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

    Author : Amanda Idborg; [2022]
    Keywords : International Criminal Law; Corporate Complicity; Mens Rea; War Crimes.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the levels of mens rea required for corporate actors to be held liable for complicity in war crimes committed by States in non- international armed conflicts. The notion that corporations acting in conflict- torn areas can affect negatively upon the state of conflicts and in some cases even contribute to the commission of war crimes by other actors is becoming increasingly accepted. READ MORE

  3. 3. Individual Criminal Responsibility for Corporate Leaders. A Comparison between International Criminal Law and Domestic Law

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

    Author : Caroline Halfvarson; [2022]
    Keywords : Wirtschaftsvölkerstrafrecht; corporate criminal liability; corporate criminal responsibility; substantial contribution; individual criminal liability; international criminal law; criminal law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Uppsatsen undersöker den internationella straffrättens förväntningar på ansvarighållandet av företagsledare på individnivå. Vidare utreds huruvida nationell rätt, här svensk rätt i jämförelse med tysk, uppfyller de krav och förväntningar som den internationella straffrätten ställer på nationell reglering. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Extradition of Assange – A study of the ECtHR's case law on Article 3 regarding the extradition of persons with mental illness, in conjunction with diplomatic assurances

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

    Author : Magda Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : Public international law; folkrätt; criminal law; straffrätt; extradition; diplomatic assurances; mental illness; European Convention on Human Rights; ECHR; European Court of Human Rights; ECtHR; sovereignty; human rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : On January 4, 2021, the Westminster Magistrates’ Court ruled the anticipated extradition of Julian Assange to the United States of America unlawful, stating it would be oppressive towards Mr. Assange’s mental health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Facing SLAPP in Indonesia: A Human Rights Approach to Judicial Measures Silencing Journalists

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

    Author : Jonatan Klefbom; [2022]
    Keywords : Freedom of expression; Freedom of the press; International Human Rights Law; Journalists; SLAPP; Indonesia.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The UN Human Rights Council has several times addressed the expanding issue of judicial harassments against journalists around the world. In a functioning democracy, it is important to protect the freedom of expression and the freedom of the press. READ MORE