The Ubiquity of Universal Jurisdiction: Perspectives on the Nexus of Domestic and International Criminal Law
This event reflecs on the increased number of cases in domestic criminal courts that rely on each country’s assertion of universal jurisdiction. What justifies the assertion of universal jurisdiction beyond the territoriality principle, in civil law and common law countries, in the age of international criminal law? In exercising universal jurisdiction, what legal, procedural, and diplomatic factors should states take into account?
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Morten Boe, Germany (moderator)
Morten Boe is a Doctoral Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law in Freiburg, Germany.
Alejandro Chehtman, Argentina
Alejandro Chehtman is Dean and Professor of Law at the Law School of the University Torcuato Di Tella and a Fellow at the Argentine National Research Council (CONICET).
Elies van Sliedregt, Netherlands
Elies van Sliedregt is Professor of Criminal Law & Procedure at the University of Tilburg.
Mari Takeuchi, Japan
Mari Takeuchi is professor of International Law at Kobe University.