LOCKERBIE - No jurisdiction Claims are inadmissible o MC...

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LOCKERBIE o Liby v. UK) o Libya filed against UK in dispute in interpretation between Montreal Convention o Libya argued: Montreal convention applicable LIby afully complied w/ its obligations and justified in exercising criminal jurisdiction under Montreal Convention UK breached and is doing it continually, its legal obligations to Libya under MC UK must respect under UN Charter Libyan Sovereignty o UK argued
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Unformatted text preview: No jurisdiction Claims are inadmissible o MC article 14 gives jurisdiction o UK argues that UN SC resolutions (two of them) superseded MC Court said no bc they were adopted after Also, UN SC resolution’s are mere recommendations WITHOUT binding effects o UK wants subjects tried in UK or US o Article 8 (MC) In a handout “could be justification for extradition”...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course PSC 144 taught by Professor Thomas during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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