Blackstone's International Criminal Practice

Editat de John R.W.D. Jones QC, Miša Zgonec-Rožej
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Blackstone's International Criminal Practice is the definitive guide to the practice of the international criminal courts, tribunals and relevant domestic practice. This one volume, readily accessible guide provides practitioners with everything they need to ensure their case goes smoothly in the tribunal or court. This book contains comprehensive analysis of the practice, procedure, and substantive application of international criminal law. It covers the practice of all major international and internationalised criminal courts with primary focus on the International Criminal Court but also includes coverage of war crimes tribunals established for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, Lebanon, Sierra Leone, Cambodia, and for other conflict zones. The text analyses relevant jurisprudence and key practicebefore the domestic courts including the development of the principle of universal jurisdiction and related sections on extradition and mutual legal assistance.A team of expert authors and editors provide in-depth commentary on the establishment and organisation of the international and internationalised criminal courts and related jurisdictional issues. The book also provides analysis of the substantive crimes under international criminal law and the various forms of criminal liability and available defences. It comprehensively sets out the procedural and evidentiary rules applicable in international criminal proceedings with a focus on the currentapplication of these rules. This book also includes detailed analysis of the various rights of the accused; the protection, and participation, of victims and witnesses and the role of states in providing international co-operation and judicial assistance.With expert analysis of the substantive, as well as the procedural and evidential aspects of international criminal proceedings, this book will sit alongside Blackstone's Criminal Practice as an indispensable resource for criminal practitioners.
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ISBN-13: 9780198749332
ISBN-10: 0198749333
Pagini: 1750
Dimensiuni: 171 x 246 mm
Editura: Oxford University Press
Colecția OUP Oxford
Locul publicării: Oxford, United Kingdom

Notă biografică

John Jones QC is a barrister who has worked in international criminal law since 1995. He has represented accused/suspects before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) (counsel in five cases), the International Criminal Court (Saif Gaddafi), the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) (Charles Taylor), the Cambodia Tribunal (ECCC) and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. He has also worked for the Chambers and Registry of the ICTY and theInternational Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (1995-1999). He was the first acting Principal Defender of the SCSL in 2003. In addition to international criminal law, John specialises in extradition, UN and EU sanctions and Interpol red notices. John is admitted to the Bars of England and Wales, WashingtonD.C. and Cambodia, and has been admitted to the bars of Gibraltar, Kigali and Kosovo for individual cases.Dr. Miša Zgonec-Rožej is currently an associate fellow in international law at Chatham House. She was formerly a legal advisor in the international justice team at Amnesty International, in the International Secretariat in London, legal officer in the Chambers of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, legal assistant to the former President of the International Court of Justice, Judge Shi, and the former Vice-President of the Court, Judge Al-Khasawneh, alecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana in Slovenia and a teaching fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She holds a PhD from the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana and an LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law, New York. She is also the author ofseveral manuals on international criminal law and human rights. She regularly acts as a trainer and consultant on international law and human rights issues.