European Arrest Warrant

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UN Security Council

UN Security Council The Council is composed of fifteen member states, five of them permanent members and specified by name in the Charter. These are the United States, Russia (replacing the Soviet Union in 1991), China, the United Kingdom, and France. The rest are elected for two-year terms […]

Corruption

Corruption Definition Corruption, wrongdoing by those in a special position of trust. The term is commonly applied to self-benefiting conduct by public officials and others dedicated to public service. (1) Corruption is not a technical term; it is not considered a criminal offence in most […]

Foreign National

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Removal

Removal, Suspension, Trial From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Removal, Suspension, Trial (1): In the United States under the laws and discipline of the Catholic Church a priest may be removed from the charge of a congregation at the pleasure of the bishop, without […]

Extradition

Introduction to Extradition Extradition, in law, surrender by one sovereign power to another of a fugitive from justice. Between nations, the right of one power to demand of another the extradition of a fugitive accused of crime, and the duty of the country in which the fugitive has found […]

Iran

The Legal History of Islamic Law in Iran This section provides an overview of Islamic Law in Iran Iran in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): See information on Nationality, Citizenship and Immigration […]

Terrorism

What is Terrorism? Government Definitions of Terrorism Introduction to Terrorism Legal statutes in most countries around the world regard terrorism as a crime. Yet there is considerable variation in how these laws define terrorism, even in countries whose laws derive from a common origin. […]

Piracy

See Transnational crime . The first precise attempt to codify piracy was in 1958 when the Convention on the High Seas was adopted in order to clarify the legal status of pirates and the competence to arrest pirates. These articles in the Convention on the High Seas have been incorporated into […]

Somalia

The Legal History of Somalia This section provides an overview of Somalia Contact Group on Piracy Off the Coast of Somalia In relation to the international law practice and Contact Group on Piracy Off the Coast of Somalia in this world legal Encyclopedia, please see the following section: […]

Death Penalty

WHEN BRITISH LAWYER CHRISTOPHER EADES arrived at Louisiana's oldest prison, the State Penitentiary at Angola, he found abominable food, sweltering heat, and inmates who feared for their lives. Literacy and education were minimal. One prisoner could name his birth date but not his age. Others […]

Libya

Countries or entities currently subject to sanctions by the United States: Libya Libya in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On March 26, 2011, State Department Legal Adviser Harold Hongju Koh […]

International Criminal Court

Introduction to International Criminal Court International Criminal Court (ICC), independent judicial institution with the power to try and punish individuals for the most serious crimes of international concern: genocide, crimes against humanity, crimes of aggression, and war crimes. The […]

United States

Wisconsin, Mississippi, New York From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Wisconsin, Mississippi, New York (1): The statutory law of the different States of the Union is so varied and the laws of one State are of so little interest to the people of another that it would be […]

International Criminal Law

International Criminal Law

International Criminal Law Authority

Main source: Duff, Antony, "Theories of Criminal Law", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2008 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = . We have focused so […]

Cote D'ivoire

Cote D'ivoire Cote D'ivoire in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On April 12, 2011, President Obama called President Alassane Outtara to congratulate him on assuming his duties as the […]

Prosecutions

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International Crimes

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Un Security Council Resolutions Implementation

United States Targeted Sanctions Implementing United Nations Security Council Resolutions in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): See information on Nationality, Citizenship and Immigration in this legal […]

Us Extradition Treaty With Thailand

Criminal Case Implicating the us Extradition Treaty With Thailand in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): See discussion of United States v. Siriwan, in section B.4.d., infra. Resources See Also […]

Un Assembly

UN Assembly In relation to the international law practice and UN Assembly in this world legal Encyclopedia, please see the following section: International Criminal Law About this subject:

International Crimes

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Trafficking in Persons

Definition Definition of “Trafficking in persons” based on the concept provided by the United Nations Protocol To Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking In Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized […]

Drug Transit

Major Drug Transit or Illicit Drug Producing Countries In relation to the international law practice and Major Drug Transit or Illicit Drug Producing Countries in this world legal Encyclopedia, please see the following section: International Criminal Law About this subject:

International […]

Trafficking in Persons Report

Trafficking in Persons Report in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On June 27, 2011, the Department of State released the 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report pursuant to § 110(b)(1) of the […]

Extradition Treaty Requirements

Extradition of Fugitive Alleging Failure to Comply With Requirements of Extradition Treaty in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): Habeas corpus, it is well known, "is not a neutral proceeding in […]

Arrests

Arrest of Rato Mladic United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): As mentioned in the statements of Ambassadors DiCarlo and DeLaurentis above, several key arrests of suspects sought by the ICTY were made in 2011. […]

UN Security Council Resolutions

UN Security Council Resolutions in International Economic Law This section provides an overview of un security council resolutions law within the legal context of Economic Sanctions in international economic law (Principles). U.S. Targeted Sanctions Implementing UN Security Council Resolutions […]

Darfur

Darfur in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On December 15, 2011, Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis, U.S. Alternate Representative to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs, addressed a […]

Interdiction Assistance

Interdiction Assistance in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): During 2011 President Obama again certified, with respect to Colombia (76 Fed. Reg. 53,299 (Aug. 25, 2011)) and Brazil (Daily Comp. Pres. […]

Radovan Karadzic

United States Response to Requests For Documents by Radovan Karadzic in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): 6. A party seeking an order under Rule 54 bis must satisfy a number of general requirements […]

Global Counterterrorism

Global Counterterrorism Forum in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On September 22, 2011, 29 countries and the European Union launched the Global Counterterrorism Forum ("GCTF"). The United […]

Organized Crime

Organized Crime in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): See information on Nationality, Citizenship and Immigration in this legal Encyclopedia. for discussion of a new executive order and sanctions […]

Khmer Rouge Tribunal

United States Views By John B. Bellinger, III, Legal Adviser to the United States Secretary of State (2008): Like the Special Court for Sierra Leone, the Khmer Rouge Tribunal is a “hybrid” court established by agreement between the UN and the Cambodian government to bring to justice those […]

Counterterrorism

Human Rights and Counterterrorism in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On March 7, 2011, the United States Delegation to the 16th Session of the Human Rights Council delivered a statement in the […]

Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum

In Kiobel, et al., v Royal Dutch Petroleum, et al., lawyers for 12 individuals seeking to hold major oil companies legally responsible for human rights abuses in Nigeria in the 1990s have asked the Supreme Court to overturn a federal appeals court's ruling that corporations are immune to such […]

Pirates

International Support For Efforts to Bring Suspected Pirates to Justice In relation to the international law practice and International Support For Efforts to Bring Suspected Pirates to Justice in this world legal Encyclopedia, please see the following section: International Criminal Law […]

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

International Criminal Tribunal For Rwanda in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On June 24, 2011 the ICTR handed down several convictions, including one against the former Minister of Women's […]

Universal Jurisdiction

Definition of Universal Jurisdiction A principle in international law whereby a state can claim criminal jurisdiction over a person regardless of traditional jurisdictional bounds such as the territory in which the crime allegedly took place, the nationality of the defendant, etc. Universal […]