International customary law has long recognized that dangerous and despicable criminal acts can be committed by individuals in ways that threaten other people as well as the interests and order of governments and of the international community. Under international law, individuals are primarily situated within the domestic and territorial jurisdiction of a particular country, and every country has the right to establish systems of criminal as well as civil law. In this sense, individuals are... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2019. 5p.