International Judicial Institutions: The architecture of international justice at home and abroad

2nd Edition

Richard J. Goldstone, Adam M. Smith

Routledge
Published March 12, 2015
Textbook - 202 Pages
ISBN 9781138799769 - CAT# Y169802
Series: Global Institutions

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Summary

This fully-updated and much expanded second edition provides a much needed, short and accessible introduction to the current debates in international humanitarian law. Written by a former UN Chief Prosecutor and a leading international law expert, this book analyses the legal and political underpinnings of international judicial institutions, it provides the reader with an understanding of both the historical development of institutions directed towards international justice, as well as an overview of the differences and similarities between such organizations.

New to this edition:

  • New updates on recently found records of the United Nations War Crimes Commission.
  • Updates on the recent judicial decisions of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
  • Updates on the Special Tribunal For Lebanon
  • A re-evaluation of the future of the International Criminal Court

International Judicial Institutions: Second Edition will be of great interest to students of International Politics, Criminology and Law.

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