Principio de Justicia Universal: De modelo absoluto a modelo restrictivo, a propósito de sucesivas modificaciones del art. 23.4 L.O. Poder judicial

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This article aims to explain the progression of the principle of universal jurisdiction in Spanish law. First the question will be placed in the larger context. The legislative history of 23.4 LOPJ and its most significant reforms. It will be shown as abandoned the absolute conception of the principle of universal justice to derive towards a system of universal justice applied restrictively. That restrictive application is based on the importance of the principle of subsidiarity and the development of requirements to act. First, establishing "points of connection" and then the exceptions to the non-attendance the "points of connection" or "need for intervention." So comes to the analysis of the advantages and problems with the implementation of the latest reform has been raising over the past year.
Original languageSpanish
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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