Providing an introduction to, and detailed examination of substantive, enforcement and procedural aspects of international criminal law, this book’s examination of international and transnational crimes under treaty and customary law has been fully updated and revised.
Exploring the enforcement of international criminal law through an investigation of the practice of the Security Council-based tribunals for Yugoslavia and Rwanda, the International Criminal Court and other hybrid tribunals, such as those for Cambodia, Sierra Leone, Lockerbie and truth commissions, the authors look at terrorism, offences against the person, piracy and jurisdiction, and immunities amongst a variety of other topics.
New to this edition are four additional chapters on:
This is an ideal text for undergraduate and postgraduate students of law or international relations, practitioners and those interested in gaining an insight into international criminal law
1. Theory of International Criminal Law 2. Principles of Liability and Participation in International Criminal Law 3. Defences in International Criminal Law 4. State Jurisdiction and Immunities 5. War Crimes and Grave Breaches 6: Crimes Against Humanity 7. Genocide 8. Offences Against the Person 9. International Criminal Law of the Sea 10. Terrorism 11. Transnational Offences 1 12. Transnational Offences 2 13. Extradition 14. Abduction 15. Mutual Legal Assistance 16. Mutual Legal Assistance: National Perspectives 17. International Police Cooperation 18: International Criminal Procedure 19. Nuremberg, Tokyo and the Birth of Modern International Criminal Law