Immunity of heads of state and state officials for international crimes / by Ramona Pedretti.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill Nijhoff, 
xix, 488 pages ; 25 cm.
Developments in international law ; v. 69. 0924-5332.
Formatted Contents Note
The immunity of heads of state and other state officials as rules of customary international law Immunity of heads of state and other state officials from the criminal jurisdiction of a foreign state Immunity of heads of state and other state officials from international or internationalised criminal jurisdiction Interdependency between immunity from criminal jurisdiction of a foreign state and immunity from international criminal jurisdiction Conclusion on immunity of heads of state and other state officials under contemporary customary international law Ultra vires action and individual criminal responsibility The principle of universal jurisdiction and the obligation aut dedere aut judicare The character of jus cogens norms and the international ordre public Conclusion on the relationship between principles relating to crimes pursuant to international law and immunity of heads of state and other state officials.
Based on author's thesis (doctoral - University of Lucern), 2013.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-462) and index.
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