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The International Criminal Court

An Introduction

Authors: Novak, Andrew

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  • Introduces the International Criminal Court to non-law students and non-lawyers
  • Discusses controversies such as the Court’s relations with Africa and the membership of Palestine
  • Contains definitions, suggestions for further reading and discussion, and bulleted summaries
  • Suitable as a supplemental course text for an international or comparative criminal justice course
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About this Textbook

This book is about the International Criminal Court (ICC), a new and highly distinctive criminal justice institution with the ability to prosecute the highest-level government officials, including heads of state, even in countries that have not accepted its jurisdiction. The book explores the historical development of international criminal law and the formal legal structure created by the Rome Statute, against the background of the Court’s search for objectivity in a political global environment. The book reviews the operations of the Court in practice and the Court’s position in the power politics of the international system. It discusses and clarifies all stages of an international criminal proceeding from the opening of the investigation to sentencing, reparations, and final appeals in the context of its restorative justice mission. Making appropriate comparisons and contrasts between the international criminal justice system and domestic and national systems, the book fills a gap in international criminal justice study.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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eBook 32,12 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-15832-7
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Hardcover 39,99 €
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover 39,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-36843-6
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The International Criminal Court
Book Subtitle
An Introduction
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-15832-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-15832-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-15831-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-36843-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 116
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations
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