Cassese's international criminal law.
- Uniform Title
- International criminal law
- Third edition / revised by Antonio Cassese, Paola Gaeta, Laurel Baig, Mary Fan, Christopher Gosnell and Alex Whiting.
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 
- Copyright notice
- Physical description
- lii, 414 pages ; 25 cm
Law Library (Crown)
|K5000 .C37 2013||At Law Library circulation desk|
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Fundamentals of international criminal law
- The principal of legality
- The elements of international crimes, in particular, the mental element
- War crimes
- Crimes against humanity
- Genocide / revised by Paola Gaeta
- Torture and aggression / revised by Mary Fan
- Perpetration : in particular joint and indirect perpetration / revised by Laurel Baig
- Omission liability and superior responsibility / revised by Laurel Baig
- Other modes of criminal liability and inchoate crimes / revised by Laurel Baig
- Justification and excuses / revised by Christopher Gosnell
- Obedience to superior orders and official capacity / revised by Christopher Gosnell and Paola Gaeta
- International criminal courts
- The repression of international crimes in domestic jurisdictions / revised by Paola Gaeta
- International versus national jurisdiction / revised by Alex Whiting
- Legal impediments to the exercise of criminal jurisdiction
- The adoption of the essential features of the adversarial system / revised by Christopher Gosnell
- Investigation and trial before international criminal courts / revised by Christopher Gosnell
- Appeals and enforcement / revised by Laurel Baig.
- Publisher's Summary
- The third edition of Cassese's International Criminal Law provides a clear account of the main substantive and procedural aspects of international criminal law. Adopting a combination of the classic common law and more theoretical approaches to the subject, it discusses: * the historical evolution of international criminal law; * the legal definition of the so-called core crimes (war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide) plus aggression, torture and terrorism; * the forms and modes of criminal responsibility; and * the main issues related to the prosecution and punishment of international crimes at the national and international level, including amnesties, statutes of limitations and immunities. Cassese guides the reader through a vast array of cases and materials from a number of jurisdictions, providing thought-provoking analysis that brings the political and human contexts to the fore. The International Criminal Court and all the other modern international criminal courts are fully covered, both as regards their structure, functioning and proceedings and as far as their case law is concerned. Online Resource Centre Case materials: Key international documents and foreign legislation relating to chapters of the textbook Your questions answered: responses to questions from international law students Web links: Links to web sites relating to topics within the text.
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- Publication date
- Copyright date
- Revised edition of: International criminal law, second edition, 2008.
- Other edition
- Revision of: Cassese, Antonio. International criminal law Second edition. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008 ( 9780199203109 )
- 9780199694921 (paperback)
- 0199694923 (paperback)
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