The recently created International Criminal Court should interpert its statute to establish jurisdiction over all existing forms of slavery. If the Court refuses to construe the new law in this way, the international community should amend the statute to include all forms of "involuntary servitude" except military conscription and criminal incarceration pursuant to legitimate due process.
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Why the International Court Should Have Jurisdiction Over SlaveryEffective Strategies for Protecting Human Rights: Economic Sanctions, Use of National Courts and International for a and Coercive Power
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Citation InformationJames G. Wilson, Why the International Court Should Have Jurisdiction Over Slavery, in Effective Strategies for Protecting Human Rights: Economic Sanctions, Use of National Courts and International fora and Coercive Power 175-186 (D. Barnhizer ed., Ashgate Press 2001)