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International criminal law - Antonio Cassese

International criminal law

N° de réf. 9780199203109

  • 2e édition
  • Editeur : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN : 978-0-19-920310-9
  • 456 pages - Parution : 03/2008
  • Langue : Anglais

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This market leading textbook is written by an expert in the field of international criminal law. The author uses his broad academic expertise and judicial experience to provide a uniquely personal approach to the subject, with thought-provoking analysis that also brings the political and human contexts to life.

International Criminal Law established itself as the most popular textbook in the field in its first edition. The second edition continues to provide a clear and concise introduction to both substantive international criminal law and international criminal procédure. The book offers a stimulating explanation of the fundamentals of these two branches of international criminal law and provides a theoretical framework to the rules, principles, concepts and legal constructs that are central to the subject. The book covers the various international courts and tribunals as well as mixed or hybrid courts or such national courts as the Iraqi High Tribunal. In addition to using the case law of the International Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda and of recent mixed tribunals, it uniquely draws upon national jurisprudence, in particular Belgian, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and US case law on international crimes.


. New chapters on joint criminal enterprise and command responsibility ensure the book is up to date and covers topics that have acquired crucial importance in the international legal scene
. References to case law have been updated and expanded in light of the rapid developments in international jurisprudence

Antonio Cassese is Professor of international law, University of Florence ; former President of the Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture (1989-93) ; former Judge and President of the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (1993-2000) ; Chairman of the UN International Commission of Inquiry into violations of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Darfur (2004-5) ; Independent Expert tasked by the UN Secretary-General to Review the Efficiency of the Special Court far Sierra Leone (2006) ; since 1995 member of the Institut de Droit International. He was winner of the Wolfgang Friedmann Memorial Award for 2007 for outstanding contributions to the field of international law. He gives readers a unique perspective of international justice, based on his judicial experience, which includes substantial contributions to leading cases including : Tadie (1995 and 1999), Blaskic (1997), Erdemovic (1997) and Furundzjia (1998).
ISBN13 978-0-19-920310-9
Titre International criminal law
Numéro d'édition 2
Date de parution 03/2008
Nombre de pages 456
Type d'ouvrage Manuels, précis et mémentos
Support Livre
Langue Anglais
Auteur(s) Antonio Cassese
Editeur / Collection / Sous-collection Oxford University Press
Thème Droit > Droit pénal & procédure pénale > Droit pénal international
Format Papier
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