Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015.
187 pages ; 22 cm.
Global institutions series ; 93.
Formatted Contents Note
International humanitarian law : a short review The pre-dawn of international justice : through World War I International justice following World War II : Nuremberg and Tokyo The Cold War and the rise of domestic international justice Post Cold War justice : the UN ad hoc tribunals, mixed courts, and the ICC Post ICC prosecutions : new domestic proceedings and international proceedings beyond ICC justice Conclusion : the future of "international" justice, active at home and abroad.
"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 Rwanda Updates on the Special Tribunal For Lebanon: A 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 and index.