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The Rome Statute and the Constitution of World Society

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/9780199214310.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter demonstrates how the Rome Statute creates a Court that is legally separate from the society of states. To the extent that it gives victims of core crimes a means of legal redress that ... More


The Context and Emergence of Complementarity

Jann K. Kleffner

in Complementarity in the Rome Statute and National Criminal Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199238453
eISBN:
9780191716744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238453.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter places complementarity into the broader context of allocating the respective competences of international and domestic courts and tribunals. It traces the emergence of complementarity in ... More


Balancing Individual and Community Interests: Reflections on the International Criminal Court

Hans-Peter Kaul and Eleni Chaitidou

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0062
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Essentially, the balancing exercise before the International Criminal Court (ICC) involves two main interests: on the one side, there is the collective interest of States to try persons for ‘the most ... More


War crimes (II): other offences in international armed conflicts

Christine Byron

in War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073892
eISBN:
9781781701942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073892.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses Article 8(2)(b) of the Rome Statute. It covers the origins and development of Article 8(2)(b)(i) Attacking civilians; Article 8(2)(b)(ii) Attacking civilian objects; Article ... More


Conclusion

Christine Byron

in War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073892
eISBN:
9781781701942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073892.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book has examined crimes against humanity and war crimes under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). This concluding chapter commences by considering how this ... More


Crimes against humanity

Christine Byron

in War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073892
eISBN:
9781781701942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073892.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins with a brief background to crimes against humanity. It then discusses Article 7(1) covering the origins and development Article 7(1)(a) Murder; Article 7(1)(b) Extermination; ... More


Case Study: The International Criminal Court

Caroline Fehl

in Living with a Reluctant Hegemon: Explaining European Responses to US Unilateralism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199608621
eISBN:
9780191731730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608621.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the negotiations over the ICC Statute, most European delegations rejected US proposals that would have subordinated the court to the veto of the UN Security Council or would have denied it ... More


National Suppression of Core Crimes

Jann K. Kleffner

in Complementarity in the Rome Statute and National Criminal Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199238453
eISBN:
9780191716744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238453.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the national suppression of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes prior to and independent of the Rome Statute. International law clearly envisages national criminal ... More


From National to International Responsibility

Bruce Broomhall

in International Justice and the International Criminal Court: Between Sovereignty and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274246
eISBN:
9780191719585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274246.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how the principles of clarity and non-retroactivity have been brought to bear upon international criminal law, in particular in the negotiation of the Rome Statute of the ICC. ... More


Geographical and Jurisdictional Reach of ICC: Gaps in the International Criminal Justice System and a Role for Internationalized Bodies

Mariacarmen Colitti

in Internationalized Criminal Courts: Sierra Leone, East Timor, Kosovo, and Cambodia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276745
eISBN:
9780191707650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276745.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

On July 1, 2002, the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) came into force. The establishment of the ICC can be considered a great achievement in the work for prosecution of gross ... More


The International Criminal Court

Bruce Broomhall

in International Justice and the International Criminal Court: Between Sovereignty and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274246
eISBN:
9780191719585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274246.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter finds in the basic features of the Rome Statute a balance between the needs of a credible system of justice and the desire to induce wide State support for the ICC. The real strengths in ... More


Trying Sitting Heads of State: The African Union versus the ICC in the and Cases

Paola Gaeta and Patryk I Labuda

in The International Criminal Court and Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198810568
eISBN:
9780191847837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810568.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The issue of the exercise of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) jurisdiction over sitting heads of state is one of the major bones of contention in the tense relationship between the ICC and ... More


The Impact of the War Crimes Tribunals on Corporate Liability for Atrocity Crimes under US Law

David Scheffer

in Corporate Social Responsibility?: Human Rights in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226244273
eISBN:
9780226244440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244440.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Federal courts resort to the jurisprudence of the international war crimes tribunals to interpret and enforce the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) against individuals and corporations. This practice ... More


Introduction

Christine Byron

in War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073892
eISBN:
9781781701942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073892.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to provide a critical analysis of the definitions of war crimes and crimes against humanity as construed in the Rome Statute ... More


War Crimes

Adil Ahmad Haque

in Law and Morality at War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687398
eISBN:
9780191767180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687398.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court fails to enforce the fundamental principles of distinction, discrimination, precautions, and proportionality. Defendants will often escape ... More


The African Union, the Security Council, and the International Criminal Court

Charles Chernor Jalloh

in The International Criminal Court and Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198810568
eISBN:
9780191847837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810568.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter analyses the controversies surrounding the work of the African Union, the Security Council, and the International Criminal Court. It examines whether the legal justifications offered for ... More


National Proceedings (Including Amnesties)

Bruce Broomhall

in International Justice and the International Criminal Court: Between Sovereignty and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274246
eISBN:
9780191719585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274246.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter shows that the ‘complementarity’ mechanism of the Rome Statute, whereby States are given priority in proceeding against international crimes, is one of the real potential strengths of ... More


ICC Enforcement: Cooperation of States, Including the Security Council

Bruce Broomhall

in International Justice and the International Criminal Court: Between Sovereignty and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274246
eISBN:
9780191719585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274246.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter shows how the Rome Statute mechanisms for State (and Security Council) cooperation, essential to the functioning of the ICC, leave the likelihood of effective enforcement open to ... More


Complementing Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court

Louise Chappell

in The Politics of Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court: Legacies and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199927890
eISBN:
9780190279585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927890.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the link between the Rome Statute’s innovative complementarity provisions and its gender justice mandate. It outlines the gender justice dimensions of complementarity and the ... More


War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Christine Byron

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073892
eISBN:
9781781701942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073892.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book provides a critical analysis of the definitions of war crimes and crimes against humanity as construed in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Each crime is discussed from ... More


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