International Criminal Law by Kriangsak KittichaisareeInternational Criminal Law by Kriangsak Kittichaisaree

International Criminal Law

byKriangsak Kittichaisaree

Paperback | February 15, 2002

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This is the first ever textbook on international criminal law published after the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in July 1998 and the adoption in June 2000 of the Elements of Crimes under the Statute and the Court's Rules of Procedure and Evidence. The book systematically analyses international criminal law in light of the latest developments, including the jurisprudence of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and that for Rwanda. It is divided into four parts. Part I introduces the legal foundations of internationalcriminal law. Part II analyses the substantive law of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and aggression and other international crimes. Part III deals with modes of perpetration of international crimes and grounds for excluding international criminal responsibility. Part IV elaboratespractical procedural and other issues pertaining to the implementation of international criminal justice before international criminal tribunals. This compact, stand-alone textbook covering both the substantive and procedural aspects of international criminal law and containing much of the most recent relevant case law, provides the ideal introduction to this burgeoning field.
Kriangsak Kittichaisaree is Director of the Legal Affairs Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand and sometime head of the Thai delegation to the Preparatory Commission for the International Criminal Court. He is also Chairman of the Foundation for the Development of International Law in Asia and an Honorary Visiting Fe...
Title:International Criminal LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:514 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.06 inPublished:February 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198765770

ISBN - 13:9780198765776

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Table of Contents

Part I: Legal Foundations1. Review of Relevant Concepts2. Ad Hoc International Tribunals and the International Criminal Court3. General Principles of International Criminal LawPart II: Particular International Crimes4. Genocide5. Crimes Against Humanity6. War Crimes7. Aggression and other International CrimesPart III: Modes of Participation and Grounds for Excluding Criminal Responsibility8. Modes of Participation in International Crimes9. Grounds for Excluding Criminal ResponsibiltyPart IV: Procedural and Other Aspects10. Initiation of Proceedings and International Cooperation11. Rights of Parties12. Cumulative Charges, Sentencing, and Compensation for VictimsEpilogueAppendixBibliographyIndex

Editorial Reviews

"... provides a clear explanation of the legal principles governing international criminal law and takes the student through the labyrinth of the law. ... The book is concise and one that students would find helpfully accessible." --Democracy and Development - Journal of West African Affairs, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2002