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Cherif Bassiouni is often referred to as "the father of international criminal law." Every major international criminal law instrument developed in the last forty years, from the Torture Convention to the Statute of the International Criminal Court, bears his hallmark.
His writings, diplomatic initiatives, fieldwork, and even litigation have made an unparalleled contribution to the emergence of international criminal law as a distinct discipline within the field of international law.
This book contains a collection of fifteen scholarly essays, written by leading experts from around the world, about the theory and practice of modern international criminal law, with a focus on Cherif Bassiouni's unique legacy within this important area.
Among the contributing authors are Louise Arbour, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; Mahnoush Arsanjani, Chief of the UN Office of Legal Affairs Codification Division; Diane Orentlicher, UN Independent Expert on Combating Impunity; Michael Reisman, former President of the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights; Yves Sandoz, Director for International Law of the International Committee of the Red Cross; William Schabas, Member of the Sierra Leone Truth Commission; Brigitte Stern, Advocate for the Bosnians in the World Court's Genocide case; and Prince Hassan bin Talal, first President of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court.
Foreword: Taking Aim at the Sky Leila Nadya Sadat Sadat, Leila Nadya Michael P. Scharf Scharf, Michael P.
Dedications Louise Arbour Arbour, Louise El Hassan bin Talal Talal, El Hassan bin Glen Weissenberger Weissenberger, Glen Ved P. Nanda Nanda, Ved P.
Ch. 1 A Hard Look at the Soft Theory of International Criminal Law Mark A. Drumbl Drumbl, Mark A. 1
Ch. 2 A Modern Perspective on International Criminal Law: Accountability as a Meta-Right Anja Matwijkiw Matwijkiw, Anja Bronik Matwijkiw Matwijkiw, Bronik 19
Ch. 3 Depoliticizing Individual Criminal Responsibility Bartram S. Brown Brown, Bartram S. 81
Ch. 4 Universal Jurisdiction: A Pragmatic Strategy in Pursuit of a Moralist's Vision Diane F. Orentlicher Orentlicher, Diane F. 127
Ch. 5 Acting Out Against Terrorism, Torture, and Other Atrocious Crimes: Contemplating Morality, Law, and History Christopher L. Blakesley Blakesley, Christopher L. 155
Ch. 6 Terrorizing the Terrorists: An Essay on the Permissibility of Torture Christopher C. Joyner Joyner, Christopher C. 227
Ch. 7 Secret Detentions, Secret Renditions, and Forced Disappearances During the Bush Administration's "War" on Terror Jordan J. Paust Paust, Jordan J. 253
Ch. 8 Cherif Bassiouni and the 780 Commission: The Gateway to the Era of Accountability Michael P. Scharf Scharf, Michael P. 269
Ch. 9 Sexual Violence as Genocide: The Important Role Played by the Bassiouni Commission in the Recent Development of International Criminal Law Brigitte Stern Stern, Brigitte Isabell Fouchard Fouchard, Isabell 285
Ch. 10 The International Criminal Court and The Transformation of International Law Leila Nadya Sadat Sadat, Leila Nadya 309
Ch. 11The International Criminal Court and the Congo: From Theory to Reality Mahnoush H. Arsanjani Arsanjani, Mahnoush H. W. Michael Reisman Reisman, W. Michael 325
Ch. 12 Crimes Against Humanity: The State Plan or Policy Element William A. Schabas Schabas, William A. 347
Ch. 13 "The Only Thing Left Is Justice" Cherif Bassiouni, Saddam Hussein, and the Quest for Impartiality in International Criminal Law Diane Marie Amann Amann, Diane Marie 365
Ch. 14 Using International Human Rights Law to Better Protect Victims of Trafficking: The Prohibitions on Slavery, Servitude, Forced Labor, and Debt Bondage Anne Gallagher Gallagher, Anne 397
Ch. 15 Cherif Bassiouni, the ICRC, and International Humanitarian Law Yves Sandoz Sandoz, Yves 431