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International criminal law books

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Memory and Punishment Historical Denialism, Free Speech and the Limits of Criminal Law by Emanuela Fronza Memory and Punishment Historical Denialism, Free Speech and the Limits of Criminal Law

This book examines the criminalisation of denials of genocide and of other massatrocities in Europe and discusses the implications of protecting institutional historicalmemory through criminal law.The analysis highlights the tensions with free speech, investigating the relationshipbetween criminal law and historical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/02/2018

Crime and Global Justice The Dynamics of International Punishment by Daniele Archibugi, Alice Pease Crime and Global Justice The Dynamics of International Punishment
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Over the last quarter of a century a new system of global criminal justice has emerged.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2018

Crime and Global Justice The Dynamics of International Punishment by Daniele Archibugi, Alice Pease Crime and Global Justice The Dynamics of International Punishment
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Over the last quarter of a century a new system of global criminal justice has emerged.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Cultural Defences at the International Criminal Court by Noelle Higgins Cultural Defences at the International Criminal Court

Cultural defences, i.e. claims that certain aspects of a defendant's cultural background should be taken into consideration by courts when adjudicating on their guilt or innocence, have been raised before domestic courts in a variety of jurisdictions. This has been...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/01/2018

Judicial Responses to Pre-Trial Procedural Violations in International Criminal Proceedings by Kelly Pitcher Judicial Responses to Pre-Trial Procedural Violations in International Criminal Proceedings

This book provides an in-depth examination of the judicial response at the internationalcriminal tribunals (ICTs) to the violation of procedural standards in thepre-trial phase of proceedings. It does so against the backdrop of the assumption thatcertain particularities of international criminal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

Habeas Corpus in Wartime From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay by Amanda L. (Professor of Law, Berkeley Law, University of California) Tyler Habeas Corpus in Wartime From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay
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Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

A Conviction in Question The First Trial at the International Criminal Court by Jim Freedman A Conviction in Question The First Trial at the International Criminal Court

A Conviction in Question follows the foundational and controversial trial of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, a murderer whose trial is paramount in tracing the rapid evolution of international law.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/12/2017

Responding to Modern Genocide At the Confluence of Law and Politics by Mark D. (City University of Hong Kong) Kielsgard Responding to Modern Genocide At the Confluence of Law and Politics

Developments in the understanding and treatment of genocide through the twentieth century have involved a combination of politics, public opinion, social trends, and economic development, and led to the substantive law of genocide and the assumption of international jurisdiction. This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/12/2017

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International Criminal Procedure Principles and Rules by Goran Sluiter International Criminal Procedure Principles and Rules

This major reference work identifies and crystallizes the common rules and principles underlying international criminal procedure, as developed by international courts and tribunals since the Second World War. It covers the whole of the international criminal process, from initial investigations...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

International Criminal Law in a Nutshell by David Stewart International Criminal Law in a Nutshell

Provides an introduction for students taking a first course in international criminal law as well as practitioners with little or no familiarity with the field. After a brief introduction to the history of international criminal law, it summarizes basic principles...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Vietnam War and International Law, Volume 3 The Widening Context by Richard A. Falk The Vietnam War and International Law, Volume 3 The Widening Context

Issues of the war that have provoked public controversy and legal debate over the last two years--the Cambodian invasion of May-June 1970, the disclosure in November 1969 of the My Lai massacre, and the question of war crimes--are the focus...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Vietnam War and International Law, Volume 4 The Concluding Phase by Richard A. Falk The Vietnam War and International Law, Volume 4 The Concluding Phase

This concluding volume of The Vietnam War and International Law focuses on the last stages of America's combat role in Indochina. The articles in the first section deal with general aspects of the relationship of international law to the Indochina...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Obligation to Extradite or Prosecute by Kriangsak (Judge, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea) Kittichaisaree The Obligation to Extradite or Prosecute
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It was hoped that the creation of the International Criminal Court would enable the extradition and prosecution of crimes which shock the world. Fifteen years later, Kittichaisaree scrutinises the achievements and limitations of the court so far, offering his own...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/03/2018

China and the International Criminal Court by Dan Zhu China and the International Criminal Court

The book places the China-ICC relationship within the wider context of China's interactions with international judicial bodies, and uses the ICC as an example to reflect China's engagement with international institutions and global governance in general.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/03/2018

The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary by Frank (Assistant Professor of Law, University of Geneva) Haldemann The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary
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Bringing together leading experts in the field, this volume provides comprehensive academic commentary on the UN Principles to Combat Impunity. The book features the text of each of the 38 Principles, along with a full analysis, detailed commentary, and a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2018

Punishing Atrocities through a Fair Trial International Criminal Law from Nuremberg to the Age of Global Terrorism by Jonathan (Seton Hall University, New Jersey) Hafetz Punishing Atrocities through a Fair Trial International Criminal Law from Nuremberg to the Age of Global Terrorism
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Punishing Atrocities Through a Fair Trial examines the tension between punishing mass atrocity and ensuring a fair trial for defendants.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/04/2018

The 'Contextual Elements' of the Crime of Genocide by Nasour Koursami The 'Contextual Elements' of the Crime of Genocide

This book examines the position of `contextual elements' as a constitutive elementof the legal definition of the crime of genocide, and determines the extent to whichan individual genocidaire is required to act within a particular genocidal context.Unlike other books in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

Confronting the Shadow State An International Law Perspective on State Organized Crime by Henri (Avocat, Paris Bar Association) Decoeur Confronting the Shadow State An International Law Perspective on State Organized Crime
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In this first comprehensive analysis of state organized crime from the perspective of international law, Decoeur discusses how international law can and should be used to tackle state organized crime and argues for the development of international legal mechanisms specifically...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

Habeas Corpus in International Law by Brian Farrell Habeas Corpus in International Law

The first comprehensive examination of the right to a judicial determination of the legality of one's detention under international law.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/05/2018

Crime Without Punishment Aspects of the History of Homicide by Lawrence M. (Stanford University, California) Friedman Crime Without Punishment Aspects of the History of Homicide
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Explores different examples of unpunished homicides and what these tell us about the interaction of law and society.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/05/2018

The Crime of Aggression, Humanity, and the Soldier by Tom (Tufts University, Massachusetts) Dannenbaum The Crime of Aggression, Humanity, and the Soldier
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Explores the moral and legal implications of the criminality of aggressive war for the soldiers who fight, kill and are killed.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/05/2018

The Crime of Aggression, Humanity, and the Soldier by Tom (Tufts University, Massachusetts) Dannenbaum The Crime of Aggression, Humanity, and the Soldier
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Explores the moral and legal implications of the criminality of aggressive war for the soldiers who fight, kill and are killed.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/05/2018

Bringing International Fugitives to Justice Extradition and its Alternatives by David A. Sadoff Bringing International Fugitives to Justice Extradition and its Alternatives

A novel and robust examination of all policy means and their lawfulness for recovering fugitives abroad via extradition or its alternatives.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/05/2018

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Situation Selection Regime at the International Criminal Court Law, Policy, Practice by Mohammad Zakerhossein Situation Selection Regime at the International Criminal Court Law, Policy, Practice

The International Criminal Court is neither able nor intended to investigate all situations of crisis across the world. Selectivity is unavoidable for the operation of this international organization. However, the authority of the Prosecutor of the Court to select and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

International Practices of Criminal Justice Social and legal perspectives by Mikkel Jarle Christensen International Practices of Criminal Justice Social and legal perspectives

International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice, by analyzing the fields of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

International Criminal Law in Context by Philipp Kastner International Criminal Law in Context

International Criminal Law in Context provides a critical and contextual introduction to the fundamentals of international criminal law. It goes beyond a doctrinal analysis focused on the practice of international tribunals to draw on a variety of perspectives, capturing the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

International Criminal Law in Context by Philipp Kastner International Criminal Law in Context

International Criminal Law in Context provides a critical and contextual introduction to the fundamentals of international criminal law. It goes beyond a doctrinal analysis focused on the practice of international tribunals to draw on a variety of perspectives, capturing the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Fighting and Victimhood in International Criminal Law by JoAnna (University of Oslo, Norway) Nicholson Fighting and Victimhood in International Criminal Law
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The act of fighting or being a fighter has certain consequences in international law. The most obvious example can be found in international humanitarian law, where a distinction is drawn between fighters and civilians, with fighters being military objectives and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

The International Criminal Court and Africa by Charles Chernor (Professor of Law, Florida International University, Miami, USA) Jalloh The International Criminal Court and Africa
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This book considers the legal and political dimensions of the relationship between the International Criminal Court and Africa, looking at the role of the European Union, African Union, and African diplomacy on the issue of sovereignty and impunity for international...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Transitional Justice and the Prosecution of Political Leaders in the Arab Region A Comparative Study of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen by Noha Aboueldahab Transitional Justice and the Prosecution of Political Leaders in the Arab Region A Comparative Study of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen

The dramatic uprisings that ousted the long-standing leaders of several countries in the Arab region set in motion an unprecedented period of social, political and legal transformation. The prosecution of political leaders took centre stage in the pursuit of transitional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Judicial Practice, Customary International Criminal Law and Nullum Crimen Sine Lege by Thomas Rauter Judicial Practice, Customary International Criminal Law and Nullum Crimen Sine Lege

This study analyzes the methods used by international criminal tribunals when determining customary international criminal law and to consider the compatibility of these approaches with the nullum crimen sine lege principle.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Rape, Sexual Violence and Transitional Justice Challenges Lessons from Bosnia Herzegovina by Janine Natalya (University of Birmingham, UK) Clark Rape, Sexual Violence and Transitional Justice Challenges Lessons from Bosnia Herzegovina
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It is estimated that 20,000 people were subjected to rape and other forms of sexual violence during the 1992-1995 Bosnian war. Today, these men and women have been largely forgotten. Where are they now? To what extent do their experiences...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects The International Legal Framework by Milena (Cleveland State University, USA) Sterio Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects The International Legal Framework
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Duncan Gaswaga, a former judge of the Seychelles Supreme Court who has presided over numerous piracy trials, asked the following question: What is a judge to do when a bearded piracy suspect facing justice asserts that he is fourteen? This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

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