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Prosecution of Human Rights Violations under Customary International Law

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

While the previous part of the book considers treaty law this chapter turns to the question of whether customary international law provides for a duty to prosecute serious human rights violations. It ... More


Genocide and Political Groups

David L. Nersessian

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book provides an examination of the crime of genocide in connection with political groups. It offers an empirical study of the current status of political groups under customary international ... More


Political Genocide and Customary International Law

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the question of whether, as some suggest, political genocide is prohibited already by virtue of post-Convention developments in customary international law. It discusses the ... More


The Case for a Crime of Political Genocide

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter discusses why political genocide should be proscribed as a separate international crime. It evaluates political genocide in light of the underlying theoretical justifications for ... More


The Tokyo International Military Tribunal - A Reappraisal

Neil Boister and Robert Cryer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278527
eISBN:
9780191706950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278527.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Tokyo International Military Tribunal (IMT) (1946-1948) is a neglected topic in the literature on post-war international criminal law. Condemned by its critics as ‘Victors' Justice’ and ... More


‘UNIMAGINABLE ATROCITIES’: IDENTIFYING INTERNATIONAL CRIMES

William Schabas

in Unimaginable Atrocities: Justice, Politics, and Rights at the War Crimes Tribunals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199653072
eISBN:
9780191739361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653072.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the general concept of international crimes. It discusses the discipline of international criminal law, piracy as the first international crime, a new generation of ... More


Internationalized Courts and Substantive Criminal Law

Bert Swart

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/9780199276745.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the substantive criminal law applicable in the internationalized courts created in East Timor and Sierra Leone, as well as the internationalized court envisaged for Cambodia, ... More


A Jurisdictional Theory of International Crimes

Alejandro Chehtman

in The Philosophical Foundations of Extraterritorial Punishment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199603404
eISBN:
9780191725173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603404.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents a jurisdictional theory of international crimes. It argues that the defining feature of the concept of an international crime is that it warrants conferring upon at least some ... More


Some Criminal Issues before the ICTY

Mohamed Shahabuddeen

in International Criminal Justice at the Yugoslav Tribunal: A Judge's Recollection

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199670826
eISBN:
9780191751523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670826.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the following issues before the Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY): jurisdiction over international crimes, international criminal responsibility, and the role ... More


Reasons for Defining and Criminalizing Terrorism

Ben Saul

in Defining Terrorism in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199535477
eISBN:
9780191712197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535477.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explains the policy rationale for defining and criminalizing terrorism. It discusses how much of the international disagreement about defining terrorism stems from a more fundamental ... More


Norm Expression: Norm Affirmation, Norm Projection, and Storytelling

Carsten Stahn

in Justice as Message: Expressivist Foundations of International Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198864189
eISBN:
9780191896385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864189.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Expressivist theory suggests that international criminal justice can serve as a means to instil norms and values in international society through communicative justice and persuasion. The chapter ... More


Peremptory Norms and the Validity of the Actions of States

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in Peremptory Norms in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546114
eISBN:
9780191712203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546114.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter deals with the validity of acts and actions of States — that is non-treaty acts in the broadest sense — in the ways they come into collision with jus cogens. The analysis begins with the ... More


International Crime: in Context and in Contrast

Adil Ahmad Haque

in The Structures of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199644315
eISBN:
9780191732249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644315.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on the structure of international crimes, which differs from the structure of national crimes in two important respects. First, international crimes typically include — in ... More


Investigations

Hiroto Fujiwara and Stephan Parmentier

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/9780199554294.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the first and crucial phase in ‘building a case’, that is, the criminal investigation. ‘International criminal investigation’ is defined as a process of searching, collecting, ... More


Human Groups and Genocide

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyses whether political groups merit equal treatment to the four groups enumerated in the Genocide Convention. It first discusses what human ‘groups’ really are and the inherent ... More


Scope

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/9780199274246.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter defines the scope of international criminal law. It outlines the limits of three potential definitions of ‘international criminal law’ (inter-state criminal law, suppression conventions, ... More


Terrorism in Customary International Law

Ben Saul

in Defining Terrorism in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199535477
eISBN:
9780191712197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535477.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter confirms that there is no generic international crime, or distinct legal concept, of terrorism. It discusses how early attempts in the General Assembly to define terrorism were ... More


Coming to Terms with Ruthlessness: State Sovereignty and International Criminal Law in Domestic Courts

Brad R. Roth

in Sovereign Equality and Moral Disagreement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195342666
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342666.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter probes the limits of international criminal justice, focusing on doctrines of international law that constrain domestic-court prosecutions of foreign-state officials for human rights ... More


Crime in International Law: Obligations Erga Omnes and the Duty to Prosecute

Guy S. Goodwin-Gill

in The Reality of International Law: Essays in Honour of Ian Brownlie

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268376
eISBN:
9780191683510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268376.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the application of the duty to prosecute and obligations erga omnes in crimes in international law. It focuses on one element in the relationship between sovereign rights and ... More


The Missing Link: Criminological Perspectives on Transitional Justice and International Crimes

Stephan Parmentier

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter reflects on how criminology can and should expand its scientific attention into areas of mass-scale violent conflict. After a brief account of the subject at hand it gives a summary of ... More


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