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International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives

Edited by: Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Ron Levi

ISBN13: 9780367232405
Published: April 2019
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2017)
Price: £36.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781138688377

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This book examines the social dynamics behind the creation of internationalized criminal law. Although the emergence of different forms of international criminal law in the 1990s has been the topic of much academic and legal attention, this book takes the people and practices behind the modern phenomenon of internationalized criminal law, and not the law in itself, as its point of departure.

Examining the diffusion of these practices between international, regional and national contexts, this collection of original research considers the actual functioning of international criminal law developed since the 1990s, as it has evolved and circulated within new social and political contexts.

As an analysis of the practices and practitioners of internationalized criminal law, the book thus delivers new and original perspectives on the most recent developments in international criminal justice. It also considers their potential future applications and global impact beyond the international criminal courts.

International Criminal Law
Introduction: The internationalization of criminal law
Mikkel Jarle Christensen and Ron Levi

Part I: Institutions
1. Criminal Investigation and Prosecution by a European Public Prosecutor's Office in the EU
J. A. E. Vervaele
2. Prosecutorial Practice and Strategic Statements: Justifying International Prosecutions
John Hagan, Ron Levi and Sara Dezalay
3. Virtual Trials Revisited: The Shifting Politics of State Cooperation from the UN Ad Hoc Tribunals to
the International Criminal Court
Victor Peskin
4. The Establishment of Historical Truth in the ICTY: A Corpus Linguistic Approach
Anne Lise Kjær and Jakob v. H. Holtermann
5. The Institutions of International and Transnational Crime (tentative title)
Mark Kersten

Part II: Practitioners
6. Displacing and Replacing the Criminal Law within the European Space
Antoine Megie
7. The Global Governance of Transnational Crime: Implications for Justice and the Rule of Law
Valsamis Mitsiligas
8. The Circulation of Legal Professionals: Creating New Transnational Practices of International
Criminal Justice
Mikkel Jarle Christensen
9. The Making of International Criminal Law
Kirsten Campbell

Part III: Practices
10. The Transformation of Legal Ideas: Transitional Justice in Practice
Jamie Rowen
11. International Justice, Penalty Reform, and Reconciliation in Rwanda
Sigall Horovitz
12. Trading on Guilt: The Judicial Logic of Plea Bargains at the ICTY and Its Transplant to Serbia and
Kerstin Bree Carlson
13. "Red Notices," Transfers to International Criminal Tribunals, and the European Arrest Warrant: The Rise of "Surrender" and the Demise of Extradition
Fréderic Megret and Nicola Langille
14. Extracurricular International Criminal Law
Mark A. Drumbl