Essays about: "criminal accountability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words criminal accountability.

  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 LIABILITY OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENT MACHINES:EYEING INTO AI´S MIND

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

    Author : Tany Calixto Bonfim; [2022]
    Keywords : Mens rea – AI – Artificial Intelligence – Criminal Liability – Consciousness - E-personhood – Robots – Autonomous systems; Technology and Engineering; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In modern legal systems, criminal responsibility is based on the concept of agency, which includes autonomy, intentionality, and individual accountability. In parallel, as technology advances and the use of artificial intelligence in our daily lives becomes more prevalent, important tasks are entrusted to AI-driven systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mind the Gap: Conflict-Related Sexual Violence and the Obligations of Armed Non-State Actors Under International Law

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

    Author : Julia Dalman; [2021]
    Keywords : Conflict-Related Sexual Violence; Armed Non-State Actors; International Humanitarian Law; International Human Rights Law; International Criminal Law; Gender; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : War has changed. Since the Second World War, State monopoly on resort to violence has been significantly subverted. Instead, contemporary armed conflict witnesses the pervasiveness of armed non-State actors and the threat they pose to peace, security and human rights. READ MORE

  4. 4. UN Peacekeeping Forces – a Legal Analysis of Individual Accountability for Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

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

    Author : Alva Rosqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : public international law; United Nations; peacekeeping; sexual exploitation and abuse; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : United Nations peacekeeping operations have, for the better part of two decades, been plagued by allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse of local civilian populations. Several reports indicate not only that peacekeepers exploit and abuse the very people they were sent to protect, but also that these crimes routinely go unpunished. READ MORE

  5. 5. Universal Jurisdiction and the Fight Against Torture: Ensuring Accountability Through a Human Rights Centred Approach

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

    Author : Elina Hammarström; [2020]
    Keywords : universal jurisdiction; torture; accountability; public international law; human rights; human rights approach; UNCAT; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Within international human rights law, the prohibition of torture is absolute and uncontroversial. However, despite considerable efforts to end it, torture remains a pervasive problem all over the world, in part due to the widespread impunity for such acts. READ MORE