Extraterritorial Jurisdiction: Definition & International Law

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The authority to enforce laws beyond the borders of a nation is called:

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1. The ability to pass extraterritorial jurisdiction legislation is called:

2. The authority to have a court within its borders hear a case based on extraterritorial jurisdiction is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the worksheet and quiz to check your comprehension of extraterritorial jurisdiction. Categories of jurisdiction are addressed on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how familiar you are with the following topics:

  • Authority to arrest foreigners in a foreign land for crimes committed against a forum nation
  • The authority to enforce laws beyond the borders of a nation
  • Ability to pass extraterritorial jurisdiction legislation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on extraterritorial jurisdiction
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the case that gave nations the right to pass extraterritorial jurisdiction legislation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about jurisdiction types

Additional Learning

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction: Definition & International Law is a lesson you can work through to learn more about the following:

  • Meaning of a ''hot pursuit doctrine''
  • How forum states operate
  • Definition of territoriality
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