Elements of war crimes under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court : sources and commentary (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Elements of war crimes under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court : sources and commentary

Author: Knut Dörmann; Louise Doswald-Beck; Robert Kolb
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: MyiLibrary.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Elements of War Crimes will assist the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the interpretation and application of the articles of the ICC Statute defining the crimes under its jurisdiction. These will not only be necessary for the future work of the ICC in interpreting the crimes provisions, but also for national courts, which have primary responsibility in the prosecution of international crimes under the Rome  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)49386017
(OCoLC)50582749
(OCoLC)52232834
(OCoLC)52380052
(OCoLC)54758167
(OCoLC)270424054
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Knut Dörmann; Louise Doswald-Beck; Robert Kolb
ISBN: 0521818524 9780521818520 0511495145 9780511495144
OCLC Number: 49386017
Awards: Winner of ASIL Award for a Work in a Specialized Area of International Law.
Winner of ASIL Award.
Description: lx, 524 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Jacob Kellenberger --
Foreword / Philippe Kirsch --
1. Introduction --
2. Legal value of the elements of crimes --
3. General Introduction adopted by the PrepCom --
4. Introduction to elements of war crimes listed in Article 8 of the Rome Statute --
5. Article 8(2)(a) ICC Statute --
Grave breaches of the 1949 Geneva Conventions --
6. Article 8(2)(b) ICC Statute --
Other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in international armed conflict --
7. Article 8(2)(c) ICC Statute --
Violations of common Article 3 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions --
8. Article 8(2)(e) ICC Statute --
Other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in armed conflicts not of an international character --
App. Request from the Governments of Belgium, Finland, Hungary, Mexico, the Republic of Korea and South Africa and the Permanent Observer Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations regarding the text prepared by the International Committee of the Red Cross on the mental element in the common law and civil law systems and on the concepts of mistake of fact and mistake of law in national and international law.
Series Title: MyiLibrary.
Responsibility: Knut Dörmann ; with contributions by Louise Doswald-Beck and Robert Kolb.
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This commentary provides a critical insight into the negotiating history that led to the adoption of the elements of war crimes. It also presents existing jurisprudence, which is relevant for the  Read more...

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