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An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure

An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure

4th Edition


  • Publication planned for: June 2019
  • availability: Not yet published - available from June 2019
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108481922

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  • Written by a team of international lawyers with extensive academic and practical experience of international criminal law, the fourth edition of this leading textbook offers readers comprehensive coverage and a high level of academic rigour while maintaining its signature accessible and engaging style. Introducing the readers to the fundamental concepts of international criminal law, as well as the domestic and international institutions that enforce that law, this book engages with critical questions, political and moral challenges, and alternatives to international justice. Suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students, academics and practitioners in the field, and cited by the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Court, the Special Court for Sierra Leone, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, and the highest courts in domestic systems, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in learning more about international criminal law.

    • · Guides readers through ICL concepts and their relationship with domestic analogues · The presentations in the book are condensed and can be supplemented with primary sources · An optimal reference source and didactic material in one, marked by both sophistication and accessibility
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    • Edition: 4th Edition
    • Publication planned for: June 2019
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108481922
    • availability: Not yet published - available from June 2019
  • Table of Contents

    Part A. Introduction
    1. Introduction
    2. The Aims, Objectives and Justifications of International Criminal Law
    Part B. Prosecutions in National Courts
    3. Jurisdiction
    4. National Prosecutions of International Crimes
    5. State Cooperation with Respect to National Proceedings
    Part C. International Prosecution
    6. The History of International Criminal Prosecutions: Nuremberg and Tokyo
    7. The Ad Hoc International Criminal Tribunals
    8. The International Criminal Court
    9. Hybrid and Special Courts
    Part D. Substantive Law of International Crimes
    10. Genocide
    11. Crimes against Humanity
    12. War Crimes
    13. Aggression
    14. Transnational Crimes, Terrorism and Torture
    15. General Principles of Liability
    16. Defences/Grounds for Excluding Criminal Responsibility
    Part E. International Criminal Procedure and Sentencing
    17. International Criminal Procedure
    18. Victims in the International Criminal Process
    19. Punishment and Sentencing
    Part F. 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

  • Authors

    Robert Cryer, University of Birmingham

    Darryl Robinson, Queen's University, Ontario

    Sergey Vasiliev, Universiteit Leiden

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