An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure by Robert Cryer

By Robert Cryer

Overseas felony legislations has built significantly within the final decade and a part, leading to a posh and re-invigorated self-discipline. This has impacted at once at the acclaim for the learn of the topic, relatively on postgraduate legislations levels. This textbook serves those classes via offering an advent to the foundations of overseas felony legislation and procedures. Written via 4 foreign legal professionals with adventure of training overseas legal legislation, it truly is obtainable but refined in its technique. It covers major overseas legal legislation, the associations designed to implement it and their systems, and the foreign legislations appropriate to family prosecutions of overseas crimes. it is going to be crucial examining for college kids and academics of foreign legal legislations. additionally, practitioners and researchers within the box (and in comparable fields akin to felony law), scholars of overseas legislations and diplomacy will locate this creation valuable.

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However, it is clear that since these crimes have a basis in international law, they are also regarded by the international community as violating or threatening values protected by general international law. ‘International criminal law’, as used in this book, encompasses not only the law concerning genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and aggression, but also the principles and procedures governing the international investigation and prosecution of these crimes. As we shall see, in practice the greater part of the enforcement of international criminal law is undertaken by domestic authorities.

2005; [2005] ECHR 189 84 Tyrer v. 2006; [2006] 3 CMLR 6; [2006] ECR I-2333 67 Inter-American Court of Human Rights Barrios Altos case (Chumbipuma Aguirre et al. v. 2001; Series C No. 75, [2001] IACHR 5 65 Velasquez-Rodriguez v. 1988, reprinted in (1989) 28 ILM 291 32 Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Hermosilla et al. v. Chile Case No. 843, Report No. 1996 Herrera et al. v. Argentina Cases No. 311, Report No. 1992 Las Hojas Massacre, El Salvador Case No. 287, Report No. 1992 237 xxx Table of Cases Las Tablada, Argentina Case No.

Secretary of State for the Home Department (No. 2) [2005] UKHL 71; [2006] 2 AC 221 Al-Adsani v. Government of Kuwait 107 ILR 536 (1996) 424 Al Megrahi v. HM Advocate 2002 SCCR 509 162 Chusaburo III LRTWC 76 335 Essen Lynching Trial 1 LRTWC 88 239, 305 Heyer (Erich) I LRTWC 88 305 Her Majesty’s Advocate v. Al Megrahi High Ct. Justiciary at Camp Zeist 162 Jones v. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia [2006] UKHL 26; [2006] 2 WLR 1424 424, 427, 432–3 Mofaz reproduced 53 ICLQ (2004) 769 428, 436 Mugabe reproduced 53 ICLQ (2004) 769 428 Peleus case, 13 ILR 248 Pinochet 428 Re Pinochet Ugarte [1998] All ER(D) 629; [1998] EWJ No.

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