International Prosecutors

Hardcover | July 5, 2012

EditorLuc Reydams, Stephan Parmentier, Cedric Ryngaert

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This volume examines the prosecution as an institution and a function in a dozen international and hybrid criminal tribunals, from Nuremberg to the International Criminal Court. It is the result of a sustained collaborative effort among some twenty scholars and (former) tribunal staffers. Thestarting point is that the prosecution shapes a tribunal's practice and legacy more than any other organ and that a systematic examination of international prosecutors is therefore warranted.The chapters are organized chronologically, according to the successive phases of the life of the institution and the various stages of the trials. The analysis includes each institution's establishment, mandate and jurisdiction, as well as the prosecutorial framework and strategy, the prosecutor'sexternal relations and the completion of the institution's work. The book also considers the prosecutors' independence and impartiality, and their accountability for their decisions. The volume thus provides a comprehensive picture of the mandate, organization, and operation of the prosecution ininternational criminal trials.As the first comprehensive study of an international legal actor whose decisions have widespread political repercussions, this book will be essential reading for all with an interest in international criminal justice.

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This volume examines the prosecution as an institution and a function in a dozen international and hybrid criminal tribunals, from Nuremberg to the International Criminal Court. It is the result of a sustained collaborative effort among some twenty scholars and (former) tribunal staffers. Thestarting point is that the prosecution shape...

Luc Reydams is Associate Professional Specialist in the Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame and Associate Fellow of the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies. Stephan Parmentier is Professor of Sociology of Crime, Law and Human Rights at the University of Leuven and Senior Member of the Leuven Centre f...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:780 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:July 5, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction1. Luc Reydams, Jan Wouters, and Jed Odermatt: Establishment of Tribunals2. Luc Reydams, Jan Wouters, and Jed Odermatt: Mandate and Jurisdiction3. Stephan Parmentier: Selection and Profile4. Marieke Wierda and Anthony Triolo: Resources5. Gregory Townsend: Structure and Management6. Luc Cote: Independence and Impartiality7. Frederic Megret: Accountability and Ethics8. Kai Ambos and Stefanie Bock: Procedural Framework9. Luc Cote: Strategy10. Hiroto Fujiwara: Investigation and Evidence11. Jeffrey Locke: Indictment12. Cedric Ryngaert: Arrest and Detention13. Sergey Vasiliev: Trial14. David Re: Appeal15. Cecile Aptel and Victor Peskin: External Relations16. Kevin Heller: CompletionConclusionsBibliography