International Criminal Justice: Legitimacy and Coherence

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Gideon Boas, William Schabas, Michael P. Scharf
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Law - 322 pages
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ŠInternational criminal justice indeed is a crowded field. But this edited collection stands well above the crowd. And it does so with dignity. Through interdisciplinary analysis, the editors skillfully turn shibboleths into intrigues. Theirs is a kaleido
 

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Contents

1 What is international criminal justice?
1
the unique challenge of maintaining control of a war crimes trial
25
3 Making war crimes trials work balancing fairness and expedition
44
defence counsel and the right to disclosure
68
the ICC Libyan warrants
105
6 International criminal justice and the past
123
the postSecond World War trials and modern international criminal justice
145
questions of incoherence and illegitimacy
190
9 The International Criminal Court and the complexities of international criminal justice
231
steps forward or dancing backward
254
11 Have recent changes designed to benefit victims of international crimes added to the legitimacy of international criminal justice?
269
12 International criminal justice and military perspectives
304
Index
319
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Michael P. Scharf is Professor of Law at New England School of Law. He served as Attorney-Adviser at the U.S. Department of State, 1989-1993, where he played a key role in drafting U.S. proposals for the Yugoslavia Tribunal and the Security Council resolutions leading to its establishment.

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