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The Concept of Gravity in the Statute of the International Criminal Court: Jurisdiction, Admissibility and Sentencing

The Concept of Gravity in the Statute of the International Criminal Court: Jurisdiction, Admissibility and Sentencing

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Triestino Mariniello
November 15, 2019

The concept of gravity permeates the entire Rome Statute, and has a key role with regard to different phases of the proceedings before the ICC. Despite this significance, the Rome Statute does not provide any clarifications of the content of gravity and its constitutive factors. This omission is...

Principled International Criminal Justice: Lessons from Tort Law

Principled International Criminal Justice: Lessons from Tort Law

1st Edition

Mark Findlay, Joanna Chuah Hui Ying
July 26, 2018

Commencing its search for a principled international criminal justice, this book argues that the Preamble to the Rome Statute requires a very different notion of justice than that which would be expected in domestic jurisdictions. This thinking necessitates theorising what international criminal...

The Crime of Destruction and the Law of Genocide: Their Impact on Collective Memory

The Crime of Destruction and the Law of Genocide: Their Impact on Collective Memory

1st Edition

Caroline Fournet
October 09, 2017

This highly original work provides a thought-provoking and valuable resource for researchers and academics with an interest in genocide, criminology, international organizations, and law and society. In her book, Caroline Fournet examines the law relating to genocide and explores the apparent...

Policing Undocumented Migrants: Law, Violence and Responsibility

Policing Undocumented Migrants: Law, Violence and Responsibility

1st Edition

Louise Boon-Kuo
August 07, 2017

Migration policing experiments such as boat turn-backs and offshore refugee processing have been criticised as unlawful and have been characterised as exceptional. Policing Undocumented Migrants explores the extraordinarily routine, powerful, and above all lawful practices engaged in policing...

Punishment and Process in International Criminal Trials

Punishment and Process in International Criminal Trials

1st Edition

Ralph Henham
December 07, 2016

International sentencing has become significant given the numerous events on the world stage which have focused attention on the justifications and adequacy of punishment for heinous crimes such as genocide and crimes against humanity. In addition to providing a detailed evaluation of the...

The Genocide Convention: An International Law Analysis

The Genocide Convention: An International Law Analysis

1st Edition

John Quigley
November 15, 2016

The Genocide Convention explores the question of whether the law and genocide law in particular can prevent mass atrocities. The volume explains how genocide came to be accepted as a legal norm and analyzes the intent required for this categorization. The work also discusses individual suits...

The Dual State: Parapolitics, Carl Schmitt and the National Security Complex

The Dual State: Parapolitics, Carl Schmitt and the National Security Complex

1st Edition

Eric Wilson
November 11, 2016

This volume presents a practical demonstration of the relevance of Carl Schmitt's thought to parapolitical studies, arguing that his constitutional theory is the one best suited to investing the ’deep state’ with intellectual and doctrinal coherence. Critiquing Schmitt’s work from a variety of...

The Disruption of International Organised Crime: An Analysis of Legal and Non-Legal Strategies

The Disruption of International Organised Crime: An Analysis of Legal and Non-Legal Strategies

1st Edition

Angela Veng Mei Leong
November 11, 2016

Analyzing the structures of transnational organized crime, this book considers whether traditional mechanisms and national jurisdictions can tackle this increasing menace. Highlighting the strengths and weaknesses in the present methods of control, the book discusses the possibilities of developing...

The Criminal Law of Genocide: International, Comparative and Contextual Aspects

The Criminal Law of Genocide: International, Comparative and Contextual Aspects

1st Edition

Paul Behrens, Ralph Henham
November 11, 2016

This collection of essays presents a contextual view of genocide. The authors, who are academic authorities and practitioners in the field, explore the legal treatment, but also the social and political concepts and historical dimensions of the crime. They also suggest alternative justice solutions...

Criminal Law Reform and Transitional Justice: Human Rights Perspectives for Sudan

Criminal Law Reform and Transitional Justice: Human Rights Perspectives for Sudan

1st Edition

Lutz Oette
October 19, 2016

Sudan has been undergoing profound changes characterized by an uncertain transition from conflict to post-conflict society and the separation of the country in the midst of ongoing human rights concerns. This book examines the nature, policy aspects and interrelationship of Sudanese criminal law...

Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code: The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Reform

Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code: The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Reform

1st Edition

Barry Wright, Wing-Cheong Chan
October 19, 2016

Enacted in 1860, the Indian Penal Code is the longest serving and one of the most influential criminal codes in the common law world. This book commemorates its one hundred and fiftieth anniversary and honours the law reform legacy of Thomas Macaulay, the principal drafter of the Code. The book...

A World View of Criminal Justice

A World View of Criminal Justice

1st Edition

Richard Vogler
September 09, 2016

Criminal justice procedure is the bedrock of human rights. Surprisingly, however, in an era of unprecedented change in criminal justice around the world, it is often dismissed as technical and unimportant. This failure to take procedure seriously has a terrible cost, allowing reform to be driven by...

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