El significado y la activación del crimen de agresión bajo el Estatuto de Roma de la Corte Penal Internacional (The Significance and Activation of the Crime of Aggression Under the International Criminal Court's Statute of Rome)

21 Pages Posted: 1 Oct 2015

Date Written: July 1, 2012

Abstract

Spanish Abstract: El texto analiza las reformas efectuadas en Kampala al crimen de agresión, bajo el Estatuto de la Corte Penal Internacional. En particular, el autor indaga sobre la definición del crimen, sus filtros jurisdiccionales, los elementos del crimen y los entendimientos adoptados en Kampala. El artículo concluye revisando la participación de Estados Unidos en relación a la adopción del crimen de agresión y sugiere las posibles estrategias para un futuro involucramiento con la comunidad internacional, tras el acuerdo de Kampala.

English Abstract: The paper analyzes the amendments that took place on Kampala regarding the crime of aggression, under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. In particular, the author studies the definition of the crime, its jurisdictional filters, the elements of the crime and the understandings adopted at Kampala. The paper concludes by reviewing the United States of America’s involvement in connection with the adoption of the crime of aggression, and suggests potential future strategies for engagement with the international community, after Kampala’s agreements.

Note: Downloadable document is in Spanish.

Keywords: Crime of aggression, Act of aggression, International Criminal Court, Kampala Conference, Crimen de agresión, Acto de agresión, Corte Penal Internacional, Conferencia de Kampala

Suggested Citation

Scheffer, David, El significado y la activación del crimen de agresión bajo el Estatuto de Roma de la Corte Penal Internacional (The Significance and Activation of the Crime of Aggression Under the International Criminal Court's Statute of Rome) (July 1, 2012). Politica Criminal, Vol. 7,13, 2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2666847

David Scheffer (Contact Author)

George Washington University - Law School ( email )

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United States

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law ( email )

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Chicago, IL 60611
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