But nobody ever sang by moonlight on the upper deck, and the congregational singing at church and prayers was not of a superior order
Two or three servants of a superior order
stood behind their master upon the dais; the rest occupied the lower part of the hall.
Oh, second father," he exclaimed, "thou who hast given me liberty, knowledge, riches; thou who, like beings of a superior order
to ourselves, couldst understand the science of good and evil; if in the depths of the tomb there still remain something within us which can respond to the voice of those who are left on earth; if after death the soul ever revisit the places where we have lived and suffered, -- then, noble heart, sublime soul, then I conjure thee by the paternal love thou didst bear me, by the filial obedience I vowed to thee, grant me some sign, some revelation
He had looked forward, you are aware, to a brilliant career among "the blacks"; but, either because they had already seen too many white men, or for some other reason, they did not at once recognize him as a superior order
of human being; besides, there were no princesses among them.
70) In his August 2002 memorandum explaining why the Convention Against Torture, supra note 35 would not prevent the use of coercive practices in interrogation, then-Assistant Attorney General Jay Bybee indicated that superior orders
could be a defence in an international prosecution for violations of the Convention Against Torture.
The dilemma raises the difficult question of whether a plea of superior orders
should be a legitimate defense to war crimes.
logistics and relevant military superior orders
," stressed the Prime Minister.
Paragraph 509 addresses the defense of superior orders
,(221) stipulating that following superior orders
would not constitute a defense to a war crimes charge for an individual.
That's why international law recognises individual criminal responsibility and rejected the defence of superior orders
For the defense of superior orders
to be valid, it must be shown that both the person who gives the order and the person who executes it, are acting within the limitations prescribed by law.
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That's why interna tional law recognises individual criminal responsibility and rejected the defence of superior orders
At the international level, the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court allows defendants charged with war crimes to invoke the defense of superior orders
if the command obeyed was not "manifestly unlawful," a standard that has garnered substantial criticism.