The Theory and Practice of International Criminal Law

The Theory and Practice of International Criminal Law

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qCherif Bassiouniq is often referred to as qthe father of international criminal law.q Every major international criminal law instrument developed in the last forty years, from the Torture Convention to the Statute of the International Criminal Court, bears his hallmark. His writings, diplomatic initiatives, fieldwork, and even litigation have made an unparalleled contribution to the emergence of international criminal law as a distinct discipline within the field of international law. This book contains a collection of fifteen scholarly essays, written by leading experts from around the world, about the theory and practice of modern international criminal law, with a focus on qCherif Bassiouni'sq unique legacy within this important area. Among the contributing authors are qLouise Arbour, q UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; qMahnoush Arsanjani, q Chief of the UN Office of Legal Affairs Codification Division; qDiane Orentlicher, q UN Independent Expert on Combating Impunity; qMichael Reisman, q former President of the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights; qYves Sandoz, q Director for International Law of the International Committee of the Red Cross; qWilliam Schabas, q Member of the Sierra Leone Truth Commission; qBrigitte Stern, q Advocate for the Bosnians in the World Court's Genocide case; and qPrince Hassan bin Talal, q first President of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court.Essays in Honor of M. Cherif Bassiouni Leila Nadya Sadat, Michael P. Scharf ... Interestingly enough, much of the strongest opposition to these views came from within military itself, as army, marine, navy ... POST, July 15, 2005, at Al. The U.S. military is a professional institution based on values, ethics, and moral principles, anbsp;...


Title:The Theory and Practice of International Criminal Law
Author: Leila Nadya Sadat, Michael P. Scharf
Publisher:BRILL - 2008
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