The Issue of ICC Jurisdiction Over Nationals of Non-Consenting, Non-Party States to the Rome Statute: Refuting Professor Dapo Akande’s Arguments
65 Pages Posted: 18 Nov 2019 Last revised: 17 Sep 2020
Date Written: November 7, 2019
The International Criminal Court (ICC) claims the right to extend its jurisdiction over nationals of non-consenting, non-party States to the Rome Statute. The United States, as a non-party State, argues that the Rome Statute violates customary international law by doing so. Professor Dapo Akande has written an article that defends the ICC practice. This article refutes the arguments made by Professor Akande.
Keywords: International Criminal Court, ICC, Rome Statute, international law, customary international law, Professor Akande, delegation of authority, treaty
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