El significado y la activacion del crimen de agresion bajo el Estatuto de Roma de la Corte Penal Internacional

David J Scheffer*

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The paper analyzes the amendments that took place on Kampala regarding the crime of aggression, under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. In particular, the author studies the definition of the crime, its jurisdictional filters, the elements of the crime and the understandings adopted at Kampala. The paper concludes by reviewing the United States of America's involvement in connection with the adoption of the crime of aggression, and suggests potential future strategies for engagement with the international community, after Kampala's agreements.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)209-229
Number of pages21
JournalPolitica Criminal
Issue number13
StatePublished - Jul 2012


  • Act of aggression
  • Crime of aggression
  • International Criminal Court
  • Kampala Conference

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Law

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