The Principal Jurisdictional Maxims in International Criminal Law: Opting the Uncontested and the Feasible One

Alemseged Dejenie
2019 Beijing Law Review  
This article scrutinizes the prevailing jurisdictional principles of international criminal law and identifies the most feasible once which would assist the International Criminal Court in achieving its core objectives. In so doing in-depth investigations of the contemporary constitutional and criminal legislations of Ethiopia in tandem with international laws has been made. The article argues that the Principle of Complementarity has the possible way outs for the pitfalls of the other
more » ... the other competing maxims by giving deference to national-level prosecutions under most circumstances.
doi:10.4236/blr.2019.104054 fatcat:ogerehpegvglfhce2lwonicb3q