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Cassese's international criminal law.

By: Cassese, Antonio [author.].
Contributor(s): Gaeta, Paola [editor.] | Baig, L. (Laurel) [editor.] | Fan, M. (Mary) [editor.] | Gosnell, Christopher [editor.] | Whiting, A. (Alex) [editor.].
Publisher: United Kingdom Oxford University Press 2013Edition: Third edition / revised by Antonio Cassese, Paola Gaeta, Laurel Baig, Mary Fan, Christopher Gosnell and Alex Whiting.Description: lii, 414 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780199694921 (paperback); 0199694923 (paperback).Uniform titles: International criminal law Subject(s): International crimes | Criminal procedure (International law) | Criminal jurisdictionOnline resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
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 -- Terrorism -- 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.
Summary: 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.
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Revised edition of: International criminal law, second edition, 2008.

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 -- Terrorism -- 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.

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.

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