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International courts & procedures

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The Congo Trials in the International Criminal Court

The Congo Trials in the International Criminal Court

Author: Richard (Brandeis University, Massachusetts) Gaskins Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/08/2020

This is the first in-depth study of the first three ICC trials: an engaging, accessible text meant for specialists and students, for legal advocates and a wide range of professionals concerned with diverse cultures, human rights, and restorative justice. It introduces international justice and courtroom trials in practical terms, offering a balanced view on persistent tensions and controversies. Separate chapters analyze the working realities of central African armed conflicts, finding reasons for their surprising resistance to ICC legal formulas. The book dissects the Court's structural dynamics, which were designed to steer an elusive middle course between high moral ideals and hard political realities. Detailed chapters provide vivid accounts of courtroom encounters with four Congolese suspects. The mixed record of convictions, acquittals, dissents, and appeals, resulting from these trials, provides a map of distinct fault-lines within the ICC legal code, and suggests a rocky path ahead for the Court's next ventures.

The European Court of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights, by Angelika Nussberger is the first title in a new series, The Elements of International Law. Providing a fresh, objective, and non-argumentative approach to the discipline of international law, this series is an accessible go-to source for practicing international lawyers, judges and arbitrators, government and military officers, scholars, teachers, and students. In this volume, Professor Nussberger explores the Court's uniqueness as an international adjudicatory body in the light of its history, structure, and procedure, as well as its key doctrines and case law. This book also shows the role played by the Court in the development of modern international law and human rights law. Tracing the history of the Court from its political context in the 1940s to the present day, Nussberger engages with pressing questions about its origins and internal workings. What was the best model for such an international organization? How should it evolve within more and more diverse legal cultures? How does a case move among different decision-making bodies? These questions help frame the six parts of the book, whilst the final section reflects on the past successes and failures of the Court, shedding light on possible future directions.

The European Court of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights, by Angelika Nussberger is the first title in a new series, The Elements of International Law. Providing a fresh, objective, and non-argumentative approach to the discipline of international law, this series is an accessible go-to source for practicing international lawyers, judges and arbitrators, government and military officers, scholars, teachers, and students. In this volume, Professor Nussberger explores the Court's uniqueness as an international adjudicatory body in the light of its history, structure, and procedure, as well as its key doctrines and case law. This book also shows the role played by the Court in the development of modern international law and human rights law. Tracing the history of the Court from its political context in the 1940s to the present day, Nussberger engages with pressing questions about its origins and internal workings. What was the best model for such an international organization? How should it evolve within more and more diverse legal cultures? How does a case move among different decision-making bodies? These questions help frame the six parts of the book, whilst the final section reflects on the past successes and failures of the Court, shedding light on possible future directions.

Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice

Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice

Author: Valmaine Toki Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/07/2020

In New Zealand, as well as in Australia, Canada and other comparable jurisdictions, Indigenous peoples comprise a significantly disproportionate percentage of the prison population. For example, Maori, who comprise 15% of New Zealand's population, make up 50% of its prisoners. For Maori women, the figure is 60%. These statistics have, moreover, remained more or less the same for at least the past thirty years. With New Zealand as its focus, this book explores how the fact that Indigenous peoples are more likely than any other ethnic group to be apprehended, arrested, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated, might be alleviated. Taking seriously the rights to culture and to self-determination contained in the Treaty of Waitangi, in many comparable jurisdictions (including Australia, Canada, the United States of America), and also in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the book make the case for an Indigenous court founded on Indigenous conceptions of proper conduct, punishment, and behavior. More specifically, the book draws on contemporary notions of 'therapeutic jurisprudence' and 'restorative justice' in order to argue that such a court would offer an effective way to ameliorate the disproportionate incarceration of Indigenous peoples.

Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders Judgement No. 2867 of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organisation upon a Complaint filed against the International Fund for

Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders Judgement No. 2867 of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organisation upon a Complaint filed against the International Fund for

Author: International Court of Justice Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2020

This series contains the decisions of the Court in both the English and French texts. Each decision is published as soon as possible after it has been given, in an unbound fascicle, which is sold separately. To allow for binding, a continuous system of pagination is adopted for all the fascicles of any one year. Early each year an analytical index is published of the previous year's decisions; this may also be purchased separately. A binder is available for those who have obtained the separate fascicles and index at the time of their publication. The collected decisions, with index, for each year, may also be obtained ready bound in one volume.

70 ANS DE LA Cour en Photos (English/French Edition)

70 ANS DE LA Cour en Photos (English/French Edition)

Author: International Court of Justice Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2020

Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders

Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders

Author: International Court of Justice Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2020

This series contains the decisions of the Court in both the English and French texts. Each decision is published as soon as possible after it has been given, in an unbound fascicle, which is sold separately. To allow for binding, a continuous system of pagination is adopted for all the fascicles of any one year. Early each year an analytical index is published of the previous year's decisions; this may also be purchased separately. A binder is available for those who have obtained the separate fascicles and index at the time of their publication. The collected decisions, with index, for each year, may also be obtained ready bound in one volume.

Reports of judgments, advisory opinions and orders 2017

Reports of judgments, advisory opinions and orders 2017

Author: International Court of Justice Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/07/2020

One of the main purposes of the United Nations is to bring about adjustment or settlement of international disputes by peaceful means. This is accomplished through the International Court of Justice (ICJ), a principal organ of the United Nations. This publication is a compilation of the reports of judgments passed, advisory opinions offered, and orders by the Court with respect to cases brought before it by Member States and organs of the United Nations.

Certain activities carried out by Nicaragua in the border area

Certain activities carried out by Nicaragua in the border area

Author: International Court of Justice Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2020

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Legitimacy and International Courts

Legitimacy and International Courts

Author: Nienke (University of Baltimore) Grossman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2020

One of the most noted developments in international law over the past twenty years is the proliferation of international courts and tribunals. They decide who has the right to exploit natural resources, define the scope of human rights, delimit international boundaries and determine when the use of force is prohibited. As the number and influence of international courts grow, so too do challenges to their legitimacy. This volume provides new interdisciplinary insights into international courts' legitimacy: what drives and undermines the legitimacy of these bodies? How do drivers change depending on the court concerned? What is the link between legitimacy, democracy, effectiveness and justice? Top international experts analyse legitimacy for specific international courts, as well as the links between legitimacy and cross-cutting themes. Failure to understand and respond to legitimacy concerns can endanger both the courts and the law they interpret and apply.

The International Criminal Court and Nigeria

The International Criminal Court and Nigeria

Author: Muyiwa (University of Ibadan, Nigeria, Africa) Adigun Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/2019

If Nigeria fails to prosecute the crimes recognised under the Rome Statute, then the International Criminal Court (ICC) will intervene. The ICC is only expected to complement the criminal justice system in Nigeria and is not a court of first instance, but one of last resort. This is what is known as the principle of complementarity. Before the ICC can step in, it must make a finding of 'unwillingness' or 'inability' on the part of Nigeria. It is only after this finding is made that the ICC can take over the prosecution of the crimes recognised under the Statute from Nigeria. This book examines the criminal justice process in Nigeria and discovers that the justice system is latent with the requirements of 'unwillingness' and 'inability.' The requirements, which serve as tests for assessment, are as they are laid down by the Rome Statute and interpreted by the ICC. This book offers recommendations as to what Nigeria must do in order to avoid the ICC intervention by reversing those parameters that give rise to 'unwillingness' and 'inability.' The International Criminal Court and Nigeria: Implementing the Complementarity Principle of the Rome Statute offers a contribution to the advancement of international law and will be of practical use to African countries. It aims to sensitise policy makers in different African countries in respect of policy options open to them to close impunity gap in their respective countries. This volume addresses the topics with regard to international criminal law and comparative public law and will be of interest to researchers, academics, organizations, and students in the fields of international law, governance, and comparative criminal justice.

The Performance of International Courts and Tribunals

The Performance of International Courts and Tribunals

Author: Theresa (University of Liverpool) Squatrito Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2019

International courts and tribunals now operate globally and in several world regions, playing significant roles in international law and global governance. However, these courts vary significantly in terms of their practices, procedures, and the outcomes they produce. Why do some international courts perform better than others? Which factors affect the outcome of these courts and tribunals? The Performance of International Courts and Tribunals is an interdisciplinary study featuring approaches, methods and authorship from law and political science, which proposes the concept of performance to describe the processes and outcomes of international courts. It develops a framework for evaluating and explaining performance by offering a broad comparative analysis of international courts, covering several world regions and the areas of trade, investment, the environment, human rights and criminal law, and offers interdisciplinary accounts to explain how and why international court performance varies.