the Nuremberg Cases

Many things that are still limited about this court

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Unformatted text preview: too much power in hands of individual. Reality is US could stand trial, ICourt and jurisdiction over all states . a state that is an ICC member could hand you over to the ICC. Article 98 of the Rome statute allows for agreement of immunity to not surrender or render nationals of that state over to the court. US entered into bilateral agreements with almost all members of ICC not to render US nationals. People argued that violated the treaty, explicitly allowed in treaty. under Vienna convention ILAW recognized – you can’t coerce states to sign treaties. Article 98 certainly wasn’t a treaty. Many people argue it was the sense of coercing. Unlikely that US citizen as practical matter would not stand before ICC, but as a legal matter they could. ICC as ILAw has jurisdiction over all individuals. Many thin...
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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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