A New Op-Ed - Internationalizing Non Bis In Idem

Post date: May 27, 2011 8:23:53 AM

Alma is proud to present a new Op-Ed - "Internationalizing Non Bis In Idem: Towards a unified concept of double jeopardy in the application of universal jurisdiction over international core crimes"

by Dr. Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen:

During the last decades, international criminal law has been developing through the unification of states around concepts of universal justice, mainly in order to frustrate international core crimes and to deter their perpetrators. However, the unification of states around what can be described as international criminal norms or international criminal justice is opposed to state sovereignty. one of the major expressions of this tension is the application of the double jeopardy principle in inter-state cases. Dr. Moodrick-Even Khen proposes guidelines for a unified concept of double jeopardy. Read more

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