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Justice for crimes against humanity

Author: Mark Lattimer; Philippe Sands
Publisher: Oxford : Hart, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text provides an assessment of recent developments in international law in bringing to justice those accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Lattimer; Philippe Sands
ISBN: 1841135682 9781841135687
OCLC Number: 62712361
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction / Mark Lattimer and Philippe Sands --
pt. I. Atrocity, impunity, justice. From Nuremberg to Rome: a personal account / Benjamin Ferencz ; Universal jurisdiction: new uses for an old tool / Christopher Ketih Hall ; Immunities for heads of state: where do we stand? / Brigitte Stern ; Their atrocities and our misdemeanours: the reticence of states to try their 'own nationals' for international crimes / Timothy L.H. McCormack --
pt. II. Justice in international and mixed law courts. The international criminal tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda / Graham T. Blewitt ; The collection and admissibility of evidence and the rights of the accused / Richard May ; The permanent international criminal court / M. Cherif Bassiouni ; Striking a balance: mixed law tribunals and conflicts of jurisdiction / Diane F. Orentlicher --
pt. III. Justice in national courts. Pursuing crimes against humanity in the United States: the need for a comprehensive liability regime / William J. Aceves and Paul L. Hoffman ; Criminal responsibility in the UK for international crimes beyond Pinochet / Clare Montgomery ; Civil reparation in national courts for victims of human rights abuse / Fiona McKay ; National action challenged: sovereignty, immunity and universal jurisdiction before the International Court of Justice / Andrew Clapham --
pt. IV. Perspectives from practitioners. Personal perspectives. PW Botha before South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation process / Alex Boraine ; Prosecuting Hastings Banda in Malawi / Sadakat Kadri ; The contribution of international tribunals to the development of international criminal law / Eric David ; UK prosecutions for crimes under international law / Geoffrey Bindman ; The UN human rights machinery and international criminal law / Nigel Rodley ; Using universal jurisdiction to combat impunity / Reed Brody --
pt. V. Conclusion. Enforcing human rights through international criminal law / Mark Lattimer.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Lattimer and Philippe Sands.

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This book assesses developments in international law and seeks to end impunity by bringing to justice those accused of crimes against humanity.  Read more...

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.serves as a good source of insight into the past and present development of international criminal justice in relation to crimes against humanity. Tom Obokata, University of Dundee Human Rights Law Read more...

 
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