Recapping principles of jurisdiction at international law

Danielle Ireland-Piper*

*Corresponding author for this work

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This chapter provides recaps the principles of jurisdiction at international law, both in the context of jurisdictional authority of the State and jurisdictional obligations that follow the State extraterritorially. The adequacy of principles of jurisdictional restraint is reflected upon. Chapter 2 also introduces some of the contemporary challenges to traditional conceptions of jurisdiction, such as those presented by the internet and by increased human activity in outer space. Chapter 2 concludes with some brief observations on extraterritoriality in a contemporary context.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationExtraterritoriality in East Asia
Subtitle of host publicationExtraterritorial Criminal Jurisdiction in China, Japan, and South Korea
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages35
ISBN (Electronic)9781788976664
ISBN (Print)9781788976657
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2021
Externally publishedYes


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