Confronting the Shadow State: An International Law Perspective on State Organized Crime

Confronting the Shadow State: An International Law Perspective on State Organized Crime

by Henri Decoeur

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198823933
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/17/2018
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author



Henri Decoeur, Avocat, Paris Bar Association

Henri Decoeur is a lawyer specializing in international criminal litigation, in matters relating to human rights, organized crime, terrorism, and corruption. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, an LLM from McGill University, and a BA in comparative law from Université Paris Nanterre. He has worked for international criminal courts and tribunals, and practices law as a licensed member of the Paris Bar.

Table of Contents



Introduction
State organized crime
1. The phenomenon of state organized crime
The limits of applicable international law
2. State responsibility for state organized crime
3. International criminal law instruments for the suppression of organized crime and corruption
4. The limits of applicable crime-suppression conventions
International legal mechanisms for the suppression of state organized crime
5. A normative justification for establishing state organized crime as an international crime
6. A convention for the suppression of state organized crime
7. The potential role of the UN Security Council in the suppression of state organized crime
8. The potential role of international criminal tribunals in the suppression of state organized crime
Concluding remarks

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