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Judicial creativity at the International Criminal Tribunals

Author: Shane Darcy; Joseph Powderly
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the work of the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yogoslavia and Rwanda draws to a close, this edited collection appraises their impact. It particularly focuses on the position of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Recueil de contributions (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shane Darcy; Joseph Powderly
ISBN: 9780199591466 0199591466
OCLC Number: 768800377
Description: 1 online resource (xl, 391 p.)
Contents: Introduction ; PART I - SOURCES OF LAW AND JUDICIAL INTERPRETATION ; 1. Judicial Interpretation at the ad hoc Tribunals: Method from Chaos? ; 2. General Principles of Law, Judicial Creativity and the Development of International Criminal Law ; PART II - DEFINITION OF CRIMES ; 3. Judicial Activism and the Crime of Genocide ; 4. Using Custom to Reconceptualize Crimes Against Humanity ; 5. The Reinvention of War Crimes by the International Criminal Tribunals ; 6. Creating a Definition of Rape in International Law: the Contribution of the International Criminal Tribunals ; PART III - FORMS OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY ; 7. The ad hoc Tribunals and the Law of Command Responsibility: A Quiet Earthquake ; 8. Judicial Creativity and Joint Criminal Enterprise ; 9. Omission Liability at the International Criminal Tribunals - A Case for Reform ; PART IV - DEFENCES AND FAIR TRIAL RIGHTS ; 10. The Judicial Development of the Law of Defences by the International Criminal Tribunals ; 11. The Development of the Right to Self Representation before the International Criminal Tribunals ; 12. The Right to be Informed of the Nature and Cause of the Charges: A Potentially Formidable Jurisprudential Legacy ; PART V - PROCEDURE ; 13. Procedural Lawmaking at the International Criminal Tribunals ; 14. Trying Cases at the International Criminal Tribunals in the Absence of the Accused? ; 15. The Role of the Judges in the Definition and Implementation of the Completion Strategies of the International Criminal Tribunals
Responsibility: edited by Shane Darcy, Joseph Powderly.

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