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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
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An Introduction to the International Criminal Court 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780521151955
New Edition ISBN: 9781107590175
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780521881258
Published: February 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £35.99

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The International Criminal Court has ushered in a new era in the protection of human rights. Protecting against genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, the Court acts when national justice systems are unwilling or unable to do so.

Written by the leading expert in the field, the fourth edition of this seminal text considers the Court in action: its initial rulings, cases it has prosecuted and cases where it has decided not to proceed, such as Iraq. It also examines the results of the Review Conference, by which the crime of aggression was added to the jurisdiction of the Court and addresses the political context, such as the warming of the United States to the Court and the increasing recognition of the inevitability of the institution.

International Criminal Law
1. Creation of the Court
2. The Court becomes operational
3. Jurisdiction
4. Triggering the jurisdiction
5. Admissibility
6. General principles of criminal law
7. Investigation and pre-trial procedure
8. Trial and appeal
9. Punishment
10. Victims of crimes and their concerns
11. Structure and administration of the Court
Appendix 1. Rome Statute
Appendix 2. States parties and signatories
Appendix 3. Declarations and reservations
Appendix 4. Objections.