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Defending the Society of States: Why America Opposes the International Criminal Court and its Vision of World Society

Jason Ralph

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214310
eISBN:
9780191706615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214310.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is among the first to address the issues raised by the International Criminal Court from an International Relations perspective. By clearly outlining a theoretical framework to interpret ... More


Peace and Justice?: The Contribution of International Judicial Processes to Peacebuilding

Robert C. Johansen

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the complex interplay between international judicial processes and peace. Johansen engages the debate on international judicial activism, evaluating specific cases, especially ... More


Transforming Global Institutions: Four Concrete Cosmopolitan Proposals

Andrew Kuper

in Democracy Beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in Global Institutions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199274901
eISBN:
9780191601552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274908.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How can the theory of Responsive Democracy guide and be implemented in political practice? This chapter proposes significant reforms to: (1) the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court; (2) ... More


The Nomination Process

Ruth MacKenzie, Kate Malleson, Penny Martin, and Philippe Sands

in Selecting International Judges: Principle, Process, and Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199580569
eISBN:
9780191594489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580569.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The nomination process is critical in determining the quality of judges selected to the ICJ and ICC. Both the ICJ and ICC Statutes cover the nomination processes but the rules are open-ended and lack ... More


Introduction

Jason Ralph

in Defending the Society of States: Why America Opposes the International Criminal Court and its Vision of World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214310
eISBN:
9780191706615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214310.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how criminal justice helps to construct society by reaffirming common values at the moment they meet with opposition. It also introduces the English School approach to the study ... More


Democracy Beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in Global Institutions

Andrew Kuper

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199274901
eISBN:
9780191601552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274908.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Global organizations are exercising unprecedented power–from the hallowed halls of the UN to the closed boardrooms of multinational corporations. Yet their leaders are often scandalously ... More


The International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court in Historical Context

Ruth MacKenzie, Kate Malleson, Penny Martin, and Philippe Sands

in Selecting International Judges: Principle, Process, and Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199580569
eISBN:
9780191594489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580569.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The design and operation of international judicial selection processes over the last century have taken place in the context of the ad hoc emergence of international courts and tribunals. There are ... More


The Composition of the International Courts

Ruth MacKenzie, Kate Malleson, Penny Martin, and Philippe Sands

in Selecting International Judges: Principle, Process, and Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199580569
eISBN:
9780191594489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580569.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Different factors determine the composition of the international bench. The most important are the court's governing rules and conventions, including individual selection criteria for judges and ... More


Norms, International Legitimacy, and Contemporary World Society

Ian Clark

in International Legitimacy and World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter locates the discussion in the context of the theoretical literature on international norms, particularly that by Martha Finnemore and Katherine Sikkink. Much of this literature is ... More


The Politics of Establishing International Criminal Tribunals

Luc Reydams, Jan Wouters, and Cedric Ryngaert

in International Prosecutors

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199554294
eISBN:
9780191751691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554294.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents a reconstruction of the historical and political context of the establishment of international tribunals. It looks at the political history of eleven courts employing ... More


Complementarity in the Rome Statute and National Criminal Jurisdictions

Jann K. Kleffner

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199238453
eISBN:
9780191716744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238453.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The book examines the principle of complementarity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and the implications of that principle for the suppression of genocide, crimes against ... More


Grounds for Excluding Criminal Responsibility

Elies van Sliedregt

in Individual Criminal Responsibility in International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199560363
eISBN:
9780191738623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560363.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Codifiers in international criminal law have not been at ease with the subject of defences. They have focused on eliminating defences rather than on defining them. This chapter discusses defences ... More


Fair Labelling and the Dilemma of Prosecuting Gender-Based Crimes at the International Criminal Tribunals

Hilmi M. Zawati

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199357109
eISBN:
9780190259839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199357109.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book explains how the abstractness and lack of accurate description of gender-based crimes in the statutory laws of the international criminal tribunals and courts infringe the principle of fair ... More


Command Responsibility under Customary International Law and the Statute of the International Criminal Court

Guenael Mettraux

in The Law of Command Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559329
eISBN:
9780191705304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559329.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter touches upon subsequent development, in particular the adoption of a definition of that doctrine in the Statute of the International Criminal Court which differs in some significant ... More


Strategies of Peace

Daniel Philpott and Gerard Powers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This volume comprises a discussion among a wide range of expert scholars and practitioners on what defines and distinguishes the concept of strategic peacebuilding. The authors respond reflexively to ... More


The Role of International Actors in National Accountability Processes

Naomi Roht‐Arriaza

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The response of an incoming government to past crimes and gross violations of human rights depends primarily on a combination of domestic political, military and socioeconomic factors. However, ... More


General Principles of Law, Judicial Creativity, and the Development of International Criminal Law

Fabián O Raimondo

in Judicial Creativity at the International Criminal Tribunals

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591466
eISBN:
9780191595585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591466.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the manner in which the ad hoc International Criminal Tribunals have utilized general principles of law in filling substantive and procedural legal gaps. While general ... More


The International Criminal Court

Arman Sarvarian

in Professional Ethics at the International Bar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679461
eISBN:
9780191758522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679461.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Public International Law

This chapter examines the procedure and practice of advocacy before the International Criminal Court with supplementary reference to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the ... More


The ICC and Human Rights Enforcement

Adam Branch

in Displacing Human Rights: War and Intervention in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782086
eISBN:
9780199919130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782086.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 examines the politics of the International Criminal Court’s intervention in northern Uganda. It discusses the Court’s instrumentalization to the Uganda government’s political and military ... More


A Culpable State of Mind

Guenael Mettraux

in The Law of Command Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559329
eISBN:
9780191705304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559329.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter discusses each and every aspect of the relevant mens rea or state of mind relevant to the doctrine of superior responsibility both under customary international law and in the Statute of ... More


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