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By offering both a comprehensive update and new material reflecting the continuing development of the subject, this continues to be the leading textbook on international criminal law. Its experienced author team draws on its combined expertise as teachers, scholars and practitioners to offer an authoritative survey of the field. The third edition contains new material on the theory of international criminal law, the practice of international criminal tribunals, the developing case law on principles of liability and procedures and new practice on immunities. It offers valuable supporting online materials such as case studies, worked examples and study guides. Retaining its comprehensive coverage, clarity and critical analysis, it remains essential reading for all in the field.
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Introduction : what is international criminal law? The aims, objectives and justifications of international criminal law Jurisdiction National prosecutions of international crimes State cooperation with respect to national proceedings The history of international criminal prosecutions : Nuremberg and Tokyo The ad hoc international criminal tribunals The International Criminal Court Other courts with international elements Genocide Crimes against humanity War crimes Aggression Transnational crimes, terrorism and torture General principles of liability Defences/grounds for excluding criminal responsibility Procedures of international criminal investigations and prosecutions Victims in the international criminal process Sentencing and penalties State cooperation with the International Courts and Tribunals Immunities Alternatives and complements to criminal prosecution The future of international criminal law.