International Criminal Law: The Essentials

International Criminal Law: The Essentials

by Ronald C. Slye, Elizabeth van Schaak
     
 

ISBN-10: 0735565538

ISBN-13: 9780735565531

Pub. Date: 11/15/2008

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Highly respected educator-scholars Elizabeth Van Schaack and Ronald C. Slye highlight and summarize the major concepts and themes of International Criminal Law with clear, informal language in this concise paperback text.

Van Schaack and Slye provide a general overview of International Criminal Law that includes:

• a straightforward

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Overview

Highly respected educator-scholars Elizabeth Van Schaack and Ronald C. Slye highlight and summarize the major concepts and themes of International Criminal Law with clear, informal language in this concise paperback text.

Van Schaack and Slye provide a general overview of International Criminal Law that includes:

• a straightforward introductory chapter
explanation and descriptions of the major international crimes, including:

war crimes
crimes against humanity
genocide
aggression
terrorism

coverage of individual rights and protections and the major defenses available to International Criminal Law defendants
references to decisions from outside of the usual Western canon such as those from African, Asian, and Central and South American source
discussion of the growing body of international jurisprudence being generated through international tribunals, hybrid tribunals, and other sources

If you’re thinking about teaching a course on International Criminal Law, you’ll want to examine this timely, brief, and conceptually organized introductory text, written by two of the leading authorities in the field.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735565531
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
11/15/2008
Series:
Elective and Essentials Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Discipline of International Criminal Law

Chapter 1. A Concise History of International Criminal Law
Chapter 2. Sovereignty, Jurisdiction, & Power
Chapter 3. The Making of International Criminal Law
Chapter 4. The Internationalization of Crimes
Chapter 5. The Principle of Legality in International Criminal Law

Part II: Intersections

Chapter 6. The Legal Regulation of War
Chapter 7. The Crimes of Terrorism
Chapter 8. Genocide & Crimes Against Humanity
Chapter 9. Immunities & Excuses
Chapter 10. Superiors, Accomplices & Co-Conspirators
Chapter 11. International Criminal Law & Its Alternatives

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