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Establishment of the principle of universal jurisdiction and its implementation by bodies of international criminal justice

RUDN Journal of Law. 2014;0(2):311-319


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Journal Title: RUDN Journal of Law

ISSN: 2313-2337 (Print); 2408-9001 (Online)

Publisher: Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

LCC Subject Category: Law

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: English, Russian

Full-text formats available: PDF



N M Lyamin (Российский университет дружбы народов)


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Time From Submission to Publication: 12 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

The article explains the concept of universal jurisdiction, the gradual emergence and recognition of the principle of the jurisdiction in international law. It shows the possibility and conditions for the exercise of universal jurisdiction by bodies of international criminal justice, in particular, the International criminal court.