Non Bis in Idem and the International Criminal Court
Non bis in idem, or the double jeopardy principle, is a fundamental element of fairness in criminal procedure. At its core, it prohibits the state from repeatedly prosecuting, and punishing, individuals for the same offence. The Rome Statute contains the principle but affords little protection against harassment by contracting parties.
Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | International Law
Date of this Version
Reynaud Neil Daniels, "Non Bis in Idem and the International Criminal Court" (May 11, 2006). bepress Legal Series. bepress Legal Series.Working Paper 1365.