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

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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.

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N M Lyamin

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

The Department of International Law


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