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International criminal law books

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International Practices of Criminal Law Social and Legal Perspectives by Mikkel Jarle Christensen International Practices of Criminal Law Social and Legal Perspectives

This book examines the social dynamics behind the creation of internationalized criminal law. Although the emergence of different forms of international criminal law in the 1990s has been the topic of much academic and legal attention, this book takes the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2017

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 focussed on the practice of international tribunals to draw on a variety of perspectives, capturing the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

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: 26/10/2017

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: 16/10/2017

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

Aggression, the Crime of Crimes Individual Criminal Liability for the Unlawful Use of Force by Cristina Villarino Villa Aggression, the Crime of Crimes Individual Criminal Liability for the Unlawful Use of Force

There are some circumstances in which individuals can be held criminally responsible for launching unlawful wars. This book is a historical and legal study of this notion, examining how the law has developed and critically assessing the recent changes incorporating...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

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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: 01/12/2017

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

This book examines the position of 'contextual elements' as a constitutive element of the legal definition of the crime of genocide, and determines the extent to which an individual genocidaire is required to act within a particular genocidal context.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/12/2017

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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

Criminal Liability of Political Decision-Makers A Comparative Perspective by Frank Zimmermann Criminal Liability of Political Decision-Makers A Comparative Perspective

This book is dedicated to a fundamental conflict in modern states: those persons holding public office are no more than ordinary citizens. Therefore, their activities must - as a matter of principle - be subject to full judicial control. But...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

The European Union and Deprivation of Liberty A Legislative and Judicial Analysis from the Perspective of the Individual by Leandro Mancano The European Union and Deprivation of Liberty A Legislative and Judicial Analysis from the Perspective of the Individual

The books explore the European Union's judicial and legislative approach to deprivation of liberty. It examines the Union's institutional framework to assess the impact of the collapse of the pillars-based structure and of the Charter of Fundamental Rights. The books...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Defining International Terrorism Between State Sovereignty and Cosmopolitanism by Stella Margariti Defining International Terrorism Between State Sovereignty and Cosmopolitanism

This book is an attempt to approach the issue of defining international terrorism, proposingthat the most workable way to do so is to achieve due balance between the two principal drivingforces of international law developments: State sovereignty interests and cosmopolitan...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Criminalising Peacekeepers Modernising National Approaches to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by Melanie O'Brien Criminalising Peacekeepers Modernising National Approaches to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

This book examines Australia's and the United States' ability to prosecute their peacekeepers for sexual exploitation and abuse.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

The International Criminal Court at the Mercy of Powerful States An Assessment of the Neo-Colonialism Claim Made by African Stakeholders by Res Schuerch The International Criminal Court at the Mercy of Powerful States An Assessment of the Neo-Colonialism Claim Made by African Stakeholders

This book aims to investigate whether, and if so, how, an institution designed to bring to justice perpetrators of the most heinous crimes can be regarded a tool of oppression in a (neo-)colonial sense. To do so, it re-invents the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

TERRORISM: COMMENTARY ON SECURITY DOCUMENTS VOLUME 146 Russia's Resurgence by Douglas C., Jr. (Director, Strategic Studies Institute, Army War College) Lovelace TERRORISM: COMMENTARY ON SECURITY DOCUMENTS VOLUME 146 Russia's Resurgence
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Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents is a series that provides primary source documents and expert commentary on various topics relating to the worldwide effort to combat terrorism, as well as efforts by the United States and other nations to protect...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

Control Beyond the State Transnational Counter-Terrorism Law by Cian C. Murphy Control Beyond the State Transnational Counter-Terrorism Law

A key characteristic of governance after 11 September 2001 is the acceleration of existing dynamics of the globalisation of law. In the face of transnational threats to national security states have sought to use global forums for policy development to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

Anti-money Laundering Law: Socio-legal Perspectives on the Effectiveness of German Practices by Verena Zoppei Anti-money Laundering Law: Socio-legal Perspectives on the Effectiveness of German Practices

In the aftermath of recent multiple leaks such as the Panama Papers, the Swiss leaks, the Luxleaks, and the Bahama leaks, this book offers an interesting view on the underlying conflictinginterests that impede the adoption of more effective legislation to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017

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