Miguel Lemos


The author currently teaches at Faculty of Law, University of Macau, People’s Republic of China. His 2017 doctoral thesis in the University of Coimbra is an analysis of the principle nullum crimen sine lege in international law with a specific focus on the work of the war Courts of the 20th Century. As of lately, his research has mainly been focused on international criminal law, the law of war and peace, particularly the role of the Security Council in the maintenance of international peace and security, and the constitutional law of the People’s Republic of China, with a focus on the constitutional systems of Hong Kong and Macau.

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The Law of Immunity and the Prosecution of the Head of State of the Russian Federation for International Crimes in the War against Ukraine

The debate on how to prosecute the international crimes linked to the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine is ongoing (for example, here, here and here). One of the most prominent aspects of the debate concerns the question of how to prosecute the persons who are allegedly most responsible for such crimes, particularly, the…

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