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Unformatted text preview: o Important: Since intl law governs relations betwn indpt states, restrictions upon independence of States cannot therefore be presumed o Court had to ascertain whether there exists rule of intl law limiting freedom of states to extend the criminal jurisdiction of their courts in the present situation Court decides that since ther is no rule establishing exclusive jurisdiction of state whose flag was flown (French argument), then Turkey is chill doing what it did Since Turkey did not, absence such principles of intl law, acted in manner contrary to those principles, it is fine...
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- Fall '08