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Building the international criminal court

Author: Benjamin N Schiff
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The International Criminal Court (ICC) is the first and only standing international court capable of prosecuting humanity's worst crimes: genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. It faces huge obstacles. It has no police force; it pursues investigations in areas of tremendous turmoil, conflict, and death; it is charged both with trying suspects and with aiding their victims; and it seeks to combine  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin N Schiff
ISBN: 9780521873123 0521873126 9780521694728 0521694728
OCLC Number: 165083528
Description: xiii, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: River of justice --
Learning from the Yugoslavia and Rwanda tribunals --
The statute : Justice v. Sovereignty --
Building the court --
NGOS : advocates, assets, critics and goads --
ICC-state relations --
The first situations.
Responsibility: Benjamin N. Schiff.


In Building the International Criminal Court, Schiff analyzes the International Criminal Court's creation, innovations, dynamics, and operational challenges.  Read more...
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"Building the International Criminal Court is a work of great significance and an essential tool for understanding the ICC. Schiff's book is also very timely; exactly ten years after the signing of Read more...

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