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Crimes against humanity : historical evolution and contemporary application

Author: M Cherif Bassiouni
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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"This book traces the evolution of crimes against humanity (CAH) and their application from the end of World War I to the present day, in terms of both historic legal analysis and subject-matter content. The first part of the book addresses general issues pertaining to the categorization of CAH in normative jurisprudential and doctrinal terms. This is followed by an analysis of the specific contents of CAH,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Règlements et procédure
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Cherif Bassiouni
ISBN: 9781107001152 1107001153
OCLC Number: 667610181
Description: xxxvii, 845 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Legal nature --
Phenomenological considerations --
Emergence in positive international law --
Post-charter developments --
The principles of legality in the London charter and post-charter developments --
Specific contents --
The theories and elements of criminal responsibility --
Defenses and exonerations --
A survey of national legislation and prosecutions for crimes against humanity --
Concluding assessment: the need for an international convention.
Responsibility: M. Cherif Bassiouni.
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This book retraces the evolution of crimes against humanity and their application in terms of both historic legal analysis and subject-matter content.  Read more...

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