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The United States And The International Criminal Court

Author : Sarah B. Sewall
ISBN : 0742501353
Genre : Law
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In exploring American reluctance to join the International Criminal Court, this text illuminates a central dilemma facing US foreign policy; whether the U.S. can afford to remain estranged from international institutions that support norms and behaviours it has long championed.

An Introduction To The International Criminal Court

Author : William A. Schabas
ISBN : 9781316883235
Genre : Law
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The International Criminal Court ushered in a new era in the protection of human rights. The Court prosecutes genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression when national justice systems are either unwilling or unable to do so themselves. This fifth edition of the seminal text describes a Court which is no longer in its infancy; the Court is currently examining situations that involve more than twenty countries in every continent of the planet. This book considers the difficulties in the Court's troubled relationship with Africa, the vagaries of the position of the United States, and the challenges the Court may face as it confronts conflicts around the world. It also reviews the history of international criminal prosecution and the Rome Statute. Written by a leading commentator, it is an authoritative and up-to-date introduction to the legal issues involved in the creation and operation of the Court.

The Institutionalization Of The International Criminal Court

Author : Salla Huikuri
ISBN : 9783319955858
Genre : LAW
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Rough Justice

Author : David Bosco
ISBN : 9780199844135
Genre : History
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The story of the movement to establish the International Criminal Court, its tumultuous first decade, and the challenges it will continue to face in the future.

Means To An End

Author : Lee Feinstein
ISBN : 9780815721710
Genre : Political Science
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The International Criminal Court remains a sensitive issue in U.S. foreign policy circles. It was agreed to at the tail end of the Clinton administration, but with serious reservations. In 2002 the Bush administration ceremoniously reversed course and "unsigned" the Rome Statute that had established the Court. But recent developments in Washington and elsewhere indicate that the United States may be moving toward de facto acceptance of the Court and active cooperation in its mission. In Means to an End, Lee Feinstein and Tod Lindberg reassess the relationship of the United States and the ICC, as well as American policy toward international justice more broadly. Praise for the hardcover edition of Means to an End "Books of this sort are all too rare. Two experienced policy intellectuals, one liberal, one conservative, have come together to find common ground on a controversial foreign policy issue.... The book is short, but it goes a long way toward clearing the ideological air." — Foreign Affairs "A well-researched and timely contribution to the debate over America's proper relationship to the International Criminal Court. Rigorous in its arguments and humane in its conclusions, the volume is an indispensable guide for scholars and policymakers alike." —Madeleine K. Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State "Two of our nation's leading authorities on preventing atrocities have joined to make a convincing argument that closer cooperation with the International Criminal Court will help promote human rights and the values on which America was founded." —Angelina Jolie, co-chair, Jolie-Pitt Foundation

The International Criminal Court And National Courts

Author : Nidal Nabil Jurdi
ISBN : 9781317027300
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This book analyzes the position of the ICC in relation to national court systems. The research illustrates that what seemed to be a straight forward relationship between the ICC and national courts under the complementarity mechanism, proves to be much more complex in practice. Using the referrals of Uganda and Darfur, the book demonstrates ways in which it might be possible to prosecute for crimes currently not prosecuted by the ICC and brings to light possible solutions to overcome the gaps in law and practice in the jurisdictional relation between the ICC and national systems. It will be of value to academics, students and policy-makers working in the area of international law, international organizations, and human rights.

Is A U N International Criminal Court In The U S National Interest

Author : Rod Grams
ISBN : 0756704332
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Witnesses: John Bolton, Former Assist. Sec. of State for Int'l. Org. Affairs, & Sr. V.P., Amer. Enterprise Inst.; Lee Casey, Attorney, Hunton & Williams; Michael Scharf, Prof. of Law, & Dir., Center for Int'l. Law & Policy, New England School of Law; & David Scheffer, Amb.-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, accomp. by Mary Ellen Warlow, U.S. Dept. of Justice. Also includes: statements submitted by The Lawyers Comm. for Human Rights & by Richard Dicker of Human Rights Watch; & doc. such as the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court; State. of the U.S. Del. to the Preparatory Comm. on the Estab. of an International Criminal Court; & Proposal Submitted on Elements of Offenses for the International Criminal Court.

National Security And International Criminal Justice

Author : Herwig Roggemann
ISBN : 9041118160
Genre : Law
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USA. By Stephen C. Thaman.

The International Criminal Court In Search Of Its Purpose And Identity

Author : Triestino Mariniello
ISBN : 9781317703099
Genre : Law
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The International Criminal Court (ICC) is the first permanent international criminal tribunal, which has jurisdiction over the most serious crimes of concern to the international community as a whole: genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and crime of aggression. This book critically analyses the law and practice of the ICC and its contribution to the development of international criminal law and policy. The book focuses on the key procedural and substantive challenges faced by the ICC since its establishment. The critical analysis of the normative framework aims to elaborate ways in which the Court may resolve difficulties, which prevent it from reaching its declared objectives in particularly complex situations. Contributors to the book include leading experts in international criminal justice, and cover a range of topics including, inter alia, terrorism, modes of liability, ne bis in idem, victims reparations, the evidentiary threshold for the confirmation of charges, and sentencing. The book also considers the relationship between the ICC and States, and explores the impact that the new regime of international criminal justice has had on countries where the most serious crimes have been committed. In drawing together these discussions, the book provides a significant contribution in assessing how the ICC’s practice could be refined or improved in future cases. The book will be of great use and interest to international criminal law and public international law.

The International Criminal Court

Author : Roy S. K. Lee
ISBN : 904111212X
Genre : Political Science
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"This publication is a collective work by a group of persons closely associated with the actual making of the Rome Statute. It covers the substantive and procedural issues raised during the preparatory stages as well as at the Conference. These active participants in the Conference provide an account of the main contentions on each of the key issues, the divergent approaches put forward by the principal proponents, how differences were resolved, how groups of articles were prepared, and how the final text as a whole was assembled."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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