International Criminal Law Products

  • Global Violence

    Ethical and Political Issues

    By Eric A Heinze

    What does it mean to say that a particular war is just or unjust, that terrorism is always wrong, or that torture can sometimes be morally justified? What are the moral bases for the possession or use of nuclear weapons, intervening in other countries’ civil wars, or being a bystander to genocide?…

    Hardback – 2016-01-29 
    Global Ethics

  • Justice for Victims before the International Criminal Court

    By Luke Moffett

    Many prosecutors and commentators have praised the victim provisions at the International Criminal Court (ICC) as 'justice for victims', which for the first time include participation, protection and reparations. This book critically examines the role of victims in international criminal justice,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-09 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects

    The International Legal Framework

    By Milena Sterio

    Duncan Gaswaga, a former judge of the Seychelles Supreme Court who has presided over numerous piracy trials, asked the following question: "What is a judge to do when a bearded piracy suspect facing justice asserts that he is fourteen?" This book addresses this important question by focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-03 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring

    Edited by Kirsten J. Fisher, Robert Stewart

    This book presents a varied and critical picture of how the Arab Spring demands a re-examination and re-conceptualization of issues of transitional justice. It demonstrates how unique features of this wave of revolutions and popular protests that have swept the Arab world since December 2010 give…

    Paperback – 2016-01-01 
    Transitional Justice

  • Critical Approaches to International Criminal Law

    An Introduction

    Edited by Christine Schwöbel

    Drawing on the critical legal tradition, the collection of international scholars gathered in this volume analyse the complicities and limitations of International Criminal Law. This area of law has recently experienced a significant surge in scholarship and public debate; individual criminal…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18 

  • International Criminal Law

    Edited by Antonio Cassese, Florian Jeßberger, Robert Cryer, Urmila Dé

    In 1993, the United Nations Security Council set up an ad hoc tribunal to bring to trial those accused of the worst breaches of humanitarian law in the war-torn former Yugoslavia, thus setting in motion a process which has significantly raised the profile and importance of international criminal…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • The Politics of the Death Penalty in Countries in Transition

    Edited by Madoka Futamura, Nadia Bernaz

    The increase in the number of countries that have abolished the death penalty since the end of the Second World War shows a steady trend towards worldwide abolition of capital punishment. This book focuses on the political and legal issues raised by the death penalty in "countries in transition",…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • The International Criminal Court and Global Social Control

    International Criminal Justice in Late Modernity

    By Nerida Chazal

    The International Criminal Court was established in 2002 to prosecute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. At its genesis the ICC was expected to help prevent atrocities from arising or escalating by ending the impunity of leaders and administering punishment for the commission of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Transitional Justice and Reconciliation

    Lessons from the Balkans

    Edited by Martina Fischer, Olivera Simic

    Scholars and practitioners alike agree that somehow the past needs to be addressed in order to enable individuals and collectives to rebuild trust and relationships. However, they also continue to struggle with critical questions. When is the right moment to address the legacies of the past after…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18
    Transitional Justice

  • Comparative Executive Clemency

    The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective

    By Andrew Novak

    Virtually every constitutional order in the common law world contains a provision for executive clemency or pardon in criminal cases. This facility for legal mercy is not limited to a single place in modern legal systems, but is instead realized through various practices such as a law enforcement…

    Hardback – 2015-09-24
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Law and the Politics of Memory

    Confronting the Past

    By Stiina Loytomaki

    Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past examines law’s role as a tool of memory politics in the efforts of contemporary societies to work through the traumas of their past.  Using the examples of French colonialism and Vichy, as well as addressing the politics of memory…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10

  • International Trials and Reconciliation

    Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

    By Janine Natalya Clark

    Transitional justice is a burgeoning field of scholarly inquiry. Yet while the transitional justice literature is replete with claims about the benefits of criminal trials, too often these claims lack an empirical basis and hence remain unproven. While there has been much discussion about whether…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Transitional Justice

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