The Theory and Practice of International Criminal Law: Essays in Honor of M. Cherif Bassiouni

Essays in Honor of M. Cherif Bassiouni
 
 
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
  • erschienen am 15. Juli 2008
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 476 Seiten
978-90-04-16631-8 (ISBN)
 
This book contains a collection of fifteen scholarly essays, written by leading experts from around the world, about the theory and practice of modern international criminal law, with a focus on Cherif Bassiouni's unique legacy within this important area. Among the contributing authors are Louise Arbour, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; Mahnoush Arsanjani, Chief of the UN Office of Legal Affairs Codification Division; Diane Orentlicher, UN Independent Expert on Combating Impunity; Michael Reisman, former President of the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights; Yves Sandoz, Director for International Law of the International Committee of the Red Cross; William Schabas, Member of the Sierra Leone Truth Commission; Brigitte Stern, Advocate for the Bosnians in the World Court's Genocide case; and Prince Hassan bin Talal, first President of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court.
  • Englisch
  • Dordrecht
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  • Niederlande
Brill
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • laminiert
  • Höhe: 237 mm
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  • Breite: 160 mm
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  • Dicke: 34 mm
  • 894 gr
978-90-04-16631-8 (9789004166318)
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Foreword: Taking Aim at the Sky Leila Nadya Sadat and Michael P. Scharf; Dedications Louise Arbour, El Hassan bin Talal, Glen Weissenberger, and Ved P. Nanda;Chapter 1: A Hard Look at the Soft Theory of International Criminal Law Mark A. Drumbl; Chapter 2: A Modern Perspective on International Criminal Law: Accountability as a Meta-Right Anja Matwijkiw and Bronik Matwijkiw; Chapter 3: Depoliticizing Individual Criminal Responsibility Bartram S. Brown; Chapter 4: Universal Jurisdiction: A Pragmatic Strategy in Pursuit of a Moralist's Vision Diane F. Orentlicher; Chapter 5: Acting Out Against Terrorism, Torture, and Other Atrocious Crimes: Contemplating Morality, Law, and History Christopher L. Blakesley; Chapter 6: Terrorizing the Terrorists: An Essay on the Permissibility of Torture Christopher C. Joyner; Chapter 7: Secret Detentions, Secret Renditions, and Forced Disappearances During the Bush Administration's "War" on Terror Jordan J. Paust;Chapter 8: Cherif Bassiouni and the 780 Commission: The Gateway to the Era of Accountability Michael P. Scharf; Chapter 9: Sexual Violence as Genocide: The Important Role Played by the Bassiouni Commission in the Recent Development of International Criminal Law Brigitte Stern and Isabell Fouchard; Chapter 10: The International Criminal Court and the Transformation of International Law Leila Nadya Sadat; Chapter 11: The International Criminal Court and the Congo: From Theory to Reality Mahnoush H. Arsanjani and W. Michael Reisman; Chapter 12: Crimes against Humanity: The State Plan or Policy Element William A. Schabas; Chapter 13: "The Only Thing Left Is Justice" Cherif Bassiouni, Saddam Hussein, and the Quest for Impartiality in International Criminal Law Diane Marie Amann; Chapter 14: Using International Human Rights Law to Better Protect Victims of Trafficking: The Prohibitions on Slavery, Servitude, Forced Labor, and Debt Bondage Anne Gallagher; Chapter 15: Cherif Bassiouni, the ICRC, and International Humanitarian Law Yves Sandoz; Index.

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