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The Ashgate research companion to international criminal law : critical perspectives

Author: William Schabas; Yvonne McDermott; Niamh Hayes
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2013.
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"International criminal law is at a crucial point in its history and development, and the time is right for practitioners, academics and students to take stock of the lessons learnt from the past fifteen years, as the international community moves towards an increasingly uni-polar international criminal legal order, with the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the helm. This unique research companion takes a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Schabas; Yvonne McDermott; Niamh Hayes
ISBN: 9781409419181 1409419185 9781409419198 1409419193 9781409472537 1409472531
OCLC Number: 810586717
Description: xlv 554 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Sisyphus wept : prosecuting sexual violence at the international criminal court / Niamh Hayes --
Creating a framework for the prosecution of environmental crimes in international criminal law / Tara Smith --
Alleged aggression in utopia : an international criminal law examination question for 2020 / Roger S. Clark --
The special tribunal for Lebanon and terrorism as an international crime : reflections on the judicial function / Ben Saul --
Damned if you don't : liability for omissions in international criminal law / Christopher Gosnell --
Joint criminal enterprise liability : result orientated justice / Wayne Jordash --
Rights in reverse : a critical analysis of fair trial rights under international criminal law / Yvonne McDermott --
Victims' participation at the international criminal court : benefit or burden? / Lorraine Smith-van Lin --
A shifting scale of power : who is in charge of the charges at the international criminal court? / Dov Jacobs --
Distinguishing creativity from activism : international criminal law and the legitimacy of judicial development of the law / Joseph Powderly --
Equality of arms in international criminal law : continuing challenges / Charles Chernor Jalloh and Amy Dibella --
Protecting the rights of the accused in international criminal proceedings : lip service or affirmative action? / Colleen Rohan --
Reconciliation and sentencing in the practice of the ad hoc tribunals / Silvia D'Ascoli --
A sentence-based theory of complementarity / Kevin Jon Heller --
'Sentencing horror' or 'sentencing heuristic'? a reply to Heller's 'sentence-based' theory of complementarity / Carsten Stahn --
Three theories of complementarity : charge, sentence or process? A comment on Kevin Heller's sentence-based theory of complementarity / Darryl Robinson --
The short arm of international criminal law / William A. Schabas --
Palestine and the politics of international criminal justice / Michael Kearney and John Reynolds --
Lions and tigers and deterrence, oh my : evaluating expectations of international criminal justice / Kate Cronin-Furman and Amanda Taub --
Hybrid courts in retrospect : of lost legacies and modest futures / Padraig McAuliffe --
'Political trials'? : The UN Security Council and the development of international criminal law / David P. Forsythe --
Expanding the focus of the 'African criminal court' / Kai Ambos --
The future of international criminal law and transitional justice / Mark A. Drumbl.
Responsibility: edited by William A. Schabas, Yvonne McDermott, Niamh Hayes.
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