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International Criminal Law Documents

  • Date Published: August 2019
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108729086


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  • This carefully edited text collects the major documents on International Criminal Law, through the early practice after the First World War, the Nuremberg and Tokyo International Military Tribunals up to the present. It includes the statutes of the ad hoc Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, as well as the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and its associated documents, including the elements of crimes that were adopted to assist the Court, and its Rules of Procedure and Evidence. The book also includes the main treaty provisions that provide the basis of the subject. Edited by a specialist in the field with more than twenty years' experience of teaching international criminal law, this book is designed for practical use by students and practitioners. For students it is ideal as a companion for both study and examination.

    • Offers a one-stop resource for the key texts important in international criminal law
    • Suited to students and practitioners alike, providing a companion for study, exam use and practice
    • Edited by a specialist in the field with more than twenty years' experience of teaching international criminal law
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    Reviews & endorsements

    'This collection of documents is a 'one-stop' source which should be within arm's reach of anyone who wishes to research international criminal law.' Bruce Oswald, Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law, University of Melbourne

    'This book compiles in one place the key instruments that source international criminal law. The result is an accessible, tangible, and handy resource. In addition, Professor Cryer provides an introductory synthesis that situates these sources chronologically within an overall trajectory.' Mark A. Drumbl, Washington and Lee University, Virginia

    'This book is an essential addition to the libraries of international criminal law scholars and practitioners. A 'must' for the serious scholar, the aspiring student, or the busy advocate. Comprehensive and beautifully edited, I recommend it heartily.' Leila Sadat, Washington University, St. Louis

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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2019
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108729086
    • length: 462 pages
    • dimensions: 247 x 175 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.93kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. 1919 Report of the Commission on the Responsibility of the War, and on their Punishment (excerpts)
    2. 1919 Treaty of Versailles (excerpts)
    3. 1945 Nuremberg International Military Tribunal (IMT) Statute
    4. 1945 Nuremberg IMT Rules of Procedure and Evidence (RoPE)
    5. 1945 Control Council Law 10
    6. 1946 Tokyo IMT Statute
    7. 1946 Tokyo IMT RoPE
    8. 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
    9. 1949 Geneva Conventions (excerpts)
    10. 1968 Convention on the Non-applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity
    11. 1973 International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid
    12. 1974 Definition of Aggression (General Assembly Resolution 3314)
    13. 1977 Additional Protocol I to the 1949 Geneva Conventions (excerpts)
    14. 1984 UN Convention against Torture
    15. 1993 Secretary-General's Report pursuant to Security Council Resolution 808
    16. International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Residual Mechanism for the International Criminal Tribunals (MICT Statutes): Security Council Resolutions 827 and 1966
    17. 1994 International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Statute
    18. 1994 International Law Commission (ILC) Draft Statute of an International Criminal Court
    19. 1996 ILC Draft Code of Crimes Against the Peace and Security of Mankind
    20. 1998 Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and 2010 Kampala Amendments
    21. 2002 ICC RoPE
    22. 2002 ICC Elements of Crimes
    23. 2004 UN-ICC Relationship Agreement (UN-ICC)
    24. 2002 Special Court for Sierra Leone CSL and Residual Mechanism for the Special Court for Sierra Leone Statutes
    25. 2003 Agreement between UN and Cambodia relating to the Extraordinary Courts in the Chambers of Cambodia
    26. 2007 Special Tribunal for Lebanon Statute and Security Council Resolution 1757
    27. 2008 International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances.

  • Editor

    Robert Cryer, University of Birmingham
    Robert Cryer is Professor of International and Criminal Law at the University of Birmingham. He has spoken widely around the world on issues of international law (including international crimes such as genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes), criminal law more generally, and criminal co-operation (including extradition) in both academic and media contexts. His previous publications include An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure (Cambridge, forthcoming, with Darryl Robinson and Sergey Vasiliev) and The Tokyo International Military Tribunal: A Reappraisal (2008, with Neil Boister).

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