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Crimes Against Peace

Kevin Jon Heller

in The Nuremberg Military Tribunals and the Origins of International Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199554317
eISBN:
9780191728624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554317.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The tribunals generally followed the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg's approach to analyzing whether a defendant had committed crimes against peace. They began by determining whether the ... More


Charges of Crimes Against Peace Arising Out of the Second World War

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the charges of crimes against peace arising out of the Second World War. It begins with the trial of German major war criminals. Defence criticisms of the counts relating to ... More


The Murder Counts

Neil Boister and Robert Cryer

in The Tokyo International Military Tribunal - A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278527
eISBN:
9780191706950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278527.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

One of the legal innovations that the Prosecution attempted to bring about through the Tokyo IMT was the possibility of prosecuting those who initiate aggressive wars as common criminals, i.e., ... More


The Crime of Aggression: From the Trial of Takashi Sakai, August 1946, to the Kampala Review Conference on the ICC in 2010

Roger S. Clark

in The Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671144
eISBN:
9780191751516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671144.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter turns to the August 1946 trial of the Japanese general — Takashi Sakai — by a domestic tribunal in Nanking, the Republic of China, in order to reflect on the meaning of the concept of a ... More


Moral Reflections on the Responsibilities of Soldiers: The Clue to Devising a Legal Definition of Terrorism 1

Robert Morris

in Law and Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237159
eISBN:
9780191705427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237159.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter develops a morally acceptable means of legally distinguishing between terrorists and non-terrorists. The paper is divided into four parts. Building on the work of Schmid, the first part ... More


Crimes Against Peace: Definition and Bases of Responsibilit y

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the principles applied by the various tribunals involved in imposing responsibility for crimes against peace: reference is made to the discussions of the International Law ... More


Prosecution of Nazi War Criminals at Nuremberg

Michael Bazyler

in Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law: A Quest for Justice in a Post-Holocaust World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780195395693
eISBN:
9780199362912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395693.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the prosecution of the Nazi war criminals at Nuremberg, both before the International Military Tribunal trial of the so-called Major War Criminals (1945–1946) and the twelve ... More


Prosecuting Crimes against Peace

William A. Schabas

in The Trial of the Kaiser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198833857
eISBN:
9780191872440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833857.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Within the Allied countries, there is near unanimous support for the view that Germany, led by the Kaiser, started the war. International law is at a turning point, with a growing willingness to ... More


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