the Nuremberg Cases

Can a us citizen legally not be tried before court us

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Unformatted text preview: , there are less checks. The comp. clause supposed to solve some of this. He/she only do this if state unable or unwilling to prosecute. In US we prosecute our own for war crimes/ genocide, long hist of prosecuting our own. Refuse giving up our sivereingty to international body like ICC. State sovereignty issue. We don not want our own citizens tried in ICourt. Some peeps don’t like US policy, concern that court could haul our leaders before this court. Could be used as a political tool. US has limited itself – can’t help define aggression. Can a US citizen legally not be tried before court. US originally asked for a reservation (no US citizen tried) to the treaty, no such reservations allowed in the Rome statute. No real oversight – US thought...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2014 for the course GOVT 403 taught by Professor Catherinebethlotrionte during the Fall '13 term at Georgetown.

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