Blackstones International Criminal Practice by John R.W.D. Jones QC

Blackstones International Criminal Practice

EditorJohn R.W.D. Jones QC, Misa Zgonec-Rozej

Hardcover | June 8, 2017

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Blackstone's International Criminal Practice is the definitive guide to the practice of the international criminal courts, tribunals and relevant domestic practice. This one volume, readily accessible guide provides practitioners with everything they need to ensure their case goes smoothly inthe tribunal or court. This book contains comprehensive analysis of the practice, procedure, and substantive application of international criminal law. It covers the practice of all major international and internationalised criminal courts with primary focus on the International Criminal Court but also includes coverageof war crimes tribunals established for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, Lebanon, Sierra Leone, Cambodia, and for other conflict zones. The text analyses relevant jurisprudence and key practice before the domestic courts including the development of the principle of universal jurisdiction andrelated sections on extradition and mutual legal assistance.A team of expert authors and editors provide in-depth commentary on the establishment and organisation of the international and internationalised criminal courts and related jurisdictional issues. The book also provides analysis of the substantive crimes under international criminal law and thevarious forms of criminal liability and available defences. It comprehensively sets out the procedural and evidentiary rules applicable in international criminal proceedings with a focus on the current application of these rules. This book also includes detailed analysis of the various rights of theaccused; the protection, and participation, of victims and witnesses and the role of states in providing international co-operation and judicial assistance.With expert analysis of the substantive, as well as the procedural and evidential aspects of international criminal proceedings, this book will sit alongside Blackstone's Criminal Practice as an indispensable resource for criminal practitioners.

About The Author

John Jones QC is a barrister who has worked in international criminal law since 1995. He has represented accused/suspects before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) (counsel in five cases), the International Criminal Court (Saif Gaddafi), the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) (Charles Taylor), the C...

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Title:Blackstones International Criminal PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1750 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:June 8, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198749333

ISBN - 13:9780198749332

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