skip to content
Writing history in international criminal trials Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Writing history in international criminal trials

Author: Richard Wilson
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This book uses empirical research on three international criminal tribunals to understand how law and history are combined in the courtroom"--
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wilson
ISBN: 9780521198851 0521198852 9780521138314 0521138310
OCLC Number: 726825499
Notes: Machine generated contents note: 1. Assessing court histories of mass crimes; 2. What does the 'international' actually mean for international criminal trials?; 3. Contrasting evidence: international and common law approaches to expert testimony; 4. Does history have any legal relevance in international criminal trials?; 5. From monumental history to micro-histories; 6. Exoneration and mitigation in defense histories; 7. Misjudging Rwandan society and history at the international criminal tribunal for Rwanda; 8. Permanent justice: the international criminal court; 9. Conclusion: new directions in international criminal trials.
Description: xiv, 257 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Assessing court histories of mass crimes --
2. What does the 'international' actually mean for international criminal trials? --
3. Contrasting evidence: international and common law approaches to expert testimony --
4. Does history have any legal relevance in international criminal trials? --
5. From monumental history to micro-histories --
6. Exoneration and mitigation in defense histories --
7. Misjudging Rwandan society and history at the international criminal tribunal for Rwanda --
8. Permanent justice: the international criminal court --
9. Conclusion: new directions in international criminal trials.
Responsibility: Richard Ashby Wilson.

Abstract:

Why do international criminal tribunals write histories of the origins and causes of armed conflicts? Richard Ashby Wilson conducted empirical research with judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys and  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"How well do international criminal courts craft historical understandings of genocide, massacre and other grave violations of human rights? And how well do recent efforts to highlight such Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.