International criminal law /

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Main Author: Cassese, Antonio
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. I. Introduction. The reaction of the international community to atrocities ; Fundamentals of international criminal law
  • pt. II. Substantive criminal law. Sec. I. International crimes. War crimes ; Crimes against humanity ; Genocide ; Other international crimes (aggression, torture, and terrorism) ; Sec. II. Fundamentals of international crime responsibility. General principles ; Mens rea ; Perpetration and other modalities of criminal conduct ; Criminal liability for omissions ; Multiplicity of offences ; Circumstances excluding criminal liability: justifications and excuses ; Other excuses: superior order, necessity, duress, and mistake ; Immunities
  • pt. III. Presecution and punishment by national courts. Legal grounds of jurisdiction ; The impact of international law on national legislation ; Legal impediments to the exercise of national jurisdiction
  • pt. IV. Prosecution and punishment by international courts. Sec. I. General. The establishment of international criminal tribunals ; International versus national jurisdiction ; Sec. II. International criminal trials. The adoption of the fundamental features of the adversarial system at the international level ; The general principles governing international criminal trials ; Stages of international proceedings in outline ; The outlook for international criminal justice