The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice by Antonio Cassese

The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice

byAntonio CasseseEditorFlorian Jessberger, Jia Bing Bing

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The move to end impunity for human rights atrocities has seen the creation of international and hybrid tribunals and increased prosecutions in domestic courts. The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice is the first major reference work to provide a complete overview of thisemerging field.Its 1200 pages are divided into three sections. In the first part, 21 essays by leading thinkers offer a comprehensive survey of issues and debates surrounding international humanitarian law, international criminal law, and their enforcement. The second part is arranged alphabetically, containing300 entries on doctrines, procedures, institutions and personalities. The final part contains over 330 case summaries on different trials from international and domestic courts dealing with war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, torture, and terrorism.With analysis and commentary on every aspect of international criminal justice, this Companion is designed to be the first port of call for scholars and practitioners interested in current developments in international justice.

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Antonio Cassese is Professor of International Law at the University of Florence

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Title:The Oxford Companion to International Criminal JusticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1200 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.03 inPublished:January 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199238324

ISBN - 13:9780199238323

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Table of Contents

Part I Essays on the General Themes Surrounding International Criminal LawPart II Entries on Key Concepts and Problematic Issues in International Criminal LawPart III Case Summaries