International Criminal Law Products

  • From International to Global Criminal Justice

    Core Challenges and the Influence of Globalization

    By Rosemary Byrne

    International criminal law is commonly contextualized by international lawyers against the backdrop of ‘globalization’, and international legal scholars have recognized that international criminal justice is both a symptom and a driver of this phenomenon. This book illustrates how the core…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Jurisdiction, Immunity and Transnational Human Rights Litigation

    By Xiaodong Yang

    This book examines, from the perspective of public international law, various issues and difficulties faced by human rights advocates in their effort to seek redress transnationally for victims of human rights abuses through the means mainly of bringing legal action against alleged violators of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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 – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge

  • Responding to Modern Genocide

    At the Confluence of Law and Politics

    By Mark D. Kielsgard

    Developments in the understanding and treatment of genocide through the twentieth century have involved a combination of politics, public opinion, social trends, and economic development, and led to the substantive law of genocide and the assumption of international jurisdiction. This book analyzes…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Responsibility for the Crime of Aggression

    By Patrycja Grzebyk

    Since the Nuremberg trial, the crime of aggression has been considered one of the gravest international crimes. However, since the 1940s no defendants have been charged with this crime, with some states actively opposing the notion of punishing aggression. The option of trying an individual for…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Truth, Denial and Transition

    Northern Ireland and the Contested Past

    By Cheryl Lawther

    Truth, Denial and Transition: Northern Ireland and the Contested Past makes a unique and timely contribution to the transitional justice field. In contrast to the focus on truth and those societies where truth recovery has been central to dealing with the aftermath of human rights violations,…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Cybercrime

    Key Issues and Debates

    By Alisdair A. Gillespie

    As technology develops and internet-enabled devices become ever more prevalent new opportunities exist for that technology to be exploited by criminals. One result of this is that cybercrime is increasingly recognised as a distinct branch of criminal law. This book is designed for students studying…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • Transitional Justice Theories

    Edited by Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Teresa Koloma Beck, Christian Braun, Friederike Mieth

    Transitional Justice Theories is the first volume to approach the politically sensitive subject of post-conflict or post-authoritarian justice from a theoretical perspective. It combines contributions from distinguished scholars and practitioners as well as from emerging academics from different…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Transitional Justice and Rule of Law Reconstruction

    A Contentious Relationship

    By Padraig McAuliffe

    This short and accessible book is the first to focus exclusively on the inter-relation between transitional justice and rule of law reconstruction in post-conflict and post-authoritarian states. In so doing it provides a provocative reassessment of the various tangled relationships between the two…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • After Violence

    Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy

    By Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca, Trine Eide

    After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific…

    Hardback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

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