Treatise on International Criminal Law: Volume II: The Crimes and Sentencing

Hardcover | February 3, 2014

byKai Ambos

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Since the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in 1998, international criminal law has rapidly grown in importance. This three-volume treatise on international criminal law presents a foundational, systematic, consistent, and comprehensive analysis of the field.Taking into account the scholarly literature, not only sources written in English but also in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish, the book draws on the author's extensive academic and practical work in international criminal law. This second volume offers a comprehensive analysis of the core international crimes, namely, genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and aggression. It also assesses relevant treaty crimes. It examines in detail the problem of concours delictorum and the law of sentencing, offering proposalsfor the development of a more consistent sentencing regime.The full three-volume treatise will address the entirety of international criminal law, re-stating and re-examining the fundamental principles upon which it rests, the manner it is enacted, and the key issues that are shaping its future. It will be essential reading for practitioners, scholars, andstudents of international criminal law alike.

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Since the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in 1998, international criminal law has rapidly grown in importance. This three-volume treatise on international criminal law presents a foundational, systematic, consistent, and comprehensive analysis of the field.Taking into account the scholarly literature, n...

Kai Ambos has been Chair of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Comparative Law and International Criminal Law at the Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen since May 2003 and Judge at the Provincial Court (Landgericht) of Gottingen since 2006. He has been Dean of Student Affairs between summer 2008 and 2010. From 1991 to 2003, he was senio...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:February 3, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199665605

ISBN - 13:9780199665600

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Table of Contents

1. Genocide2. Crimes against Humanity3. War Crimes4. The Crime of Aggression5. Treaty Crimes6. Concursus Delictorum and Sentencing