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An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure

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  • Date Published: July 2010
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  • isbn: 9780511784163

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  • This market-leading textbook gives an authoritative account of international criminal law, and focuses on what the student needs to know - the crimes that are dealt with by international courts and tribunals as well as the procedures that police the investigation and prosecution of those crimes. The reader is guided through controversies with an accessible, yet sophisticated approach by the author team of four international lawyers, with experience both of teaching the subject, and as negotiators at the foundation of the International Criminal Court and the Rome conference. It is an invaluable introduction for all students of international criminal law and international relations, and now covers developments in the ICC, victims' rights, and alternatives to international criminal justice, as well as including extended coverage of terrorism. Short, well chosen excerpts allow students to familiarise themselves with primary material from a wide range of sources. An extensive package of online resources is also available.

    • Authoritative and reliable analysis of international criminal law from a distinguished author team of lawyers, teachers and negotiators
    • Reflects new developments in international criminal law and the ICC; updated edition includes new chapters on victims and alternatives to international criminal justice
    • Short, well chosen excerpts introduce students to the most important primary material from a wide range of sources
    • Complete textbook package for students and lecturers: online resources include sample syllabi, simulations and excerpts, as well as points for reflection, exercises, and links to further material for each chapter
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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: July 2010
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511784163
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Introduction:
    1. Introduction: what is international criminal law?
    2. The objectives of international criminal law
    Part II. Prosecutions in National Courts:
    3. Jurisdiction
    4. National prosecutions of international crimes
    5. State cooperation with respect to national proceedings
    Part III. International Prosecutions:
    6. The history of international criminal prosecutions: Nuremberg and Tokyo
    7. The ad hoc international criminal tribunals
    8. The International Criminal Court
    9. Other courts with international elements
    10. Genocide
    11. Crimes against humanity
    12. War crimes
    13. Aggression
    14. Transnational crimes, terrorism and torture
    Part IV. Principles and Procedures of International Prosecutions:
    15. General principles of liability
    16. Defences/grounds for excluding criminal responsibility
    17. Procedures of international criminal investigations and prosecutions
    18. Victims in the international criminal process
    19. Sentencing and penalties
    Part V. Relationship between National and International Systems:
    20. State cooperation with the international courts and tribunals
    21. Immunities
    22. Alternatives and complements to criminal prosecution
    23. The future of international criminal law.

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    An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure

    Robert Cryer, Hakan Friman, Darryl Robinson, Elizabeth Wilmshurst

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    Robert Cryer, University of Birmingham
    Robert Cryer is Professor of International and Criminal Law at the University of Birmingham.

    Hakan Friman, University College London
    Håkan Friman is Visiting Professor at University College London.

    Darryl Robinson, Queen's University, Ontario
    Darryl Robinson is a Professor at Queen's University, Faculty of Law, Kingston, Canada.

    Elizabeth Wilmshurst, University College London
    Elizabeth Wilmshurst is an Associate Fellow at Chatham House and Visiting Professor at University College London.

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