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International crimes and the ad hoc tribunals

Author: Guénaël Mettraux
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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This volume offers the first comprehensive study of the law of international crimes as applied by the ad hoc Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. It contains a comprehensive and detailed  Read more...

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Mettraux, Guénaël.
International crimes and the ad hoc tribunals.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607579738
Online version:
Mettraux, Guénaël.
International crimes and the ad hoc tribunals.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)624695109
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Guénaël Mettraux
ISBN: 0199271550 9780199271559
OCLC Number: 56951324
Description: xxxii, 442 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: General remarks : the creation and jurisdiction of the ad hoc tribunals --
Subject-matter jurisdiction and applicable law : customary international law and treaty law? --
Identifying customary international law and the role of judges in the customary process --
Binding precedents and internal jurisprudential hierarchy --
War crimes in the statutes of the ad hoc tribunals --
Chapeau elements of war crimes --
Grave breaches of the 1949 Geneva Conventions --
Other serious violations of the laws or customs of war : underlying offences --
War crimes in internal armed conflicts --
Crimes against humanity in the statutes of the ad hoc tribunals --
Chapeau elements of crimes against humanity --
Underlying offences --
Genocide and international criminal tribunals --
General or chapeau elements of genocide --
Underlying offences --
Genocide and other forms of criminal involvement --
General remarks on participation --
Jurisdiction ratione personae and applicable law --
The person of the perpetrator : who can commit an international crime? --
Article 7(1) of the ICTY Statute and Article 6(1) of the ICTR Statute : 'direct' participation --
Article 7(3) of the ICTY Statute and Article 6(3) of the ICTR Statute : command or superior responsibility --
Convictions under Articles 7(1) and 7(3) of the ICTY Statute and Articles 6(1) and 6(3) of the ICTR Statute --
Cumulative charging and cumulative convictions --
War crimes and crimes against humanity --
War crimes and genocide --
Genocide and crimes against humanity --
Applicable law and purposes of sentencing --
Relevant factors in sentencing --
Other available penalty : return of property --
Enforcement of sentences --
Concluding remarks.
Responsibility: Guénaël Mettraux.
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Mettraux has produced an essential volume that belongs on every international criminal law bookshelf. His grasp of the material is unequalled, a wonderful blend of knowledge that comes from years of Read more...

 
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