Today's quest for international criminal justice: a short overview of the present state of criminal prosecution of international crimes

Bachmann, Sascha (2010) Today's quest for international criminal justice: a short overview of the present state of criminal prosecution of international crimes. In: International law and armed conflict: challenges in the 21st century. Asser Press - Springer, pp. 289-308. ISBN 9789067043113

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The subject of administering international criminal justice has again grasped our short lived attention when the decision of the prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to apply for an arrest warrant against the Sudanese state president Omar Bashir made the news.
This chapter attempts to provide a short overview of the possibilities of holding individuals criminally accountable for human rights atrocities before the different existing international criminal forums.

Additional Information:The subject of administering international criminal justice has again grasped our short lived attention when the decision of the prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to apply for an arrest warrant against the Sudanese state president Omar Bashir made the news. This chapter attempts to provide a short overview of the possibilities of holding individuals criminally accountable for human rights atrocities before the different existing international criminal forums.
Keywords:international criminal law, international criminal justice, Nuremberg, nuremberg trials, international criminal jurisprudence
Subjects:M Law > M130 Public International Law
Divisions:College of Social Science > Lincoln Law School
ID Code:6372
Deposited On:29 Sep 2012 21:51

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