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Enforcement of crimes of universal jurisdiction in the absence of traditional jurisdictional nexuses - state, regional and international practice in bringing individuals to justice

Sanders, Lauren


Universal jurisdiction is inconsistently understood and relied upon in contemporary international legal practice. The enforcement of universal jurisdiction, in its 'pure' form (that is, without reliance upon any traditional jurisdictional nexus to the offender or the crime), has been exceedingly rare. Its successful enforcement is further obstructed by the influence of political actors because reliance upon universal jurisdiction is always tainted by the level of political risk associated with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5GTE-ZW87


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