International Criminal Law

1. Assess the purpose and function of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
2. Explain why the United States has not joined the ICC.
3. Examine the pros and cons for the United States to be a member of the ICC.
4. Construct an argument proposing the United States should join or continue to not be a part of the ICC. Provide sound reasoning for your opinions. Examine not just the United States reasons for not joining the ICC, but also various international perspectives about the leading military power in the worlds decision not to join this criminal law court.
5. Explain the ramifications of the opinion that you advance to the United States and the international community