International Criminal Law: Cases and Commentary

Title

International Criminal Law: Cases and Commentary

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Description

International Criminal Law: Cases and Commentary presents a comprehensive practice-oriented explanation of the development of major areas in substantive international criminal law through a selection of key illustrative cases from domestic and international jurisdictions.

The book focuses on law related to individual criminal liability for war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, and aggression, with specific attention paid to sources of international criminal law, fundamental principles of criminal responsibility, and defences. The decisions presented in the book are helpfully accompanied by short introductions setting out the circumstances of each case and brief commentaries on the importance of the decision and principles illustrated.

ISBN

9780199576784

Publication Date

5-26-2011

Document Type

Book

Publisher

Oxford University Press

City

New York

Keywords

crimes against humanity, defenses, genocide, terrorism, torture, trials, war crimes

Disciplines

Criminal Law | International Law | Military, War, and Peace