"This fully-updated and much expanded second edition provides a much needed, short and accessible introduction to the current debates in international humanitarian law. Written by a former UN Chief Prosecutor and a leading international law expert, this book analyses the legal and political underpinnings of international judicial institutions, it provides the reader with an understanding of both the historical development of institutions directed towards international justice, as well as an overview of the differences and similarities between such organizations.New to this edition: New updates on recently found records of the United Nations War Crimes Commission. Updates on the recent judicial decisions of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and International Criminal Tribunal for RwandaUpdates on the Special Tribunal For LebanonA re-evaluation of the future of the International Court of Justice.International Judicial Institutions: Second Edition will be of great interest to students of International Politics, Criminology and Law"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -177) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. International humanitarian law 2. The pre-dawn of international justice 3. International justice following the Second World War 4. The Cold War and the rise of domestic international justice 5. Post-Cold War justice 6. Post ICC prosecutions 7. Conclusion.