Unformatted text preview: o Crimes against the government: May range from protests, illegal demonstrations, and strikes to espionage, political whistleblowing, assassination, and terrorism. L EGAL A SPECTS “Political crime” is not a legally-recognized concept. o The Anglo-American legal tradition does not differentiate crimes based on motive. The Nuremburg Principle o Human rights violations committed as the result of carrying out orders are not justifiable. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights o United Nations o Concept of human rights supports the notion that some inalienable rights and freedoms supersede those of government. International Law o Limited power of enforcement....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2011 for the course CCJS 105 taught by Professor Mcgoin during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.
- Spring '08