Customary international law is the most important source of international criminal law. Fifty years after the Nuremberg trials, many convictions imposed by the tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda are still based on customary international law alone. The International Criminal Court, by contrast, has not yet had much opportunity to give more guidance on this matter. Hence, it is worthwhile to provide an overview of the current status of custom by analysing the ad hoc tribunal’s case law on this point. Including a comprehensive synopsis of current literature and a contrast of the ad hoc tribunal’s case law with the jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice, this book offers an inclusive insight into the source’s past and future.
Developments in Customary International Law
Edited by: Poul F. Kjaer, Paulius Jurčys, Ren Yatsunami
This book examines hybridization as a defining phenomenon of regulatory frameworks in the transnational sphere. The contributions illustrate that globalization contributes to blurring the distinctions between national and international, public and private law; and that hybridization therefore ...
By Chiara Giorgetti, with a foreword by Professors Michael Reisman and Lea Brilmayer
This book is the first legal study of state failure in international law. Dr. Giorgetti specifically analyses health, environmental and human rights emergencies and suggests concrete instruments for international actors facing emergencies in failing states. Her Principles for Action are an ...
By Neyire Akpinarli
Current international law has not brought a more peaceful world order. An analysis of the concept of the “failed state” demonstrates the shortcomings of international law in addressing fundamental economic and social problems.
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Edited by Russell Miller Washington & Lee University School of Law and Rebecca Bratspies CUNY School of Law
Progress in International Law is a comprehensive accounting of international law for our times. Forty leading international law theorists analyze the most significant current issues in international law and their critical assessments draw diverse conclusions about the current state and future ...
Edited by Matthew Craven, Malgosia Fitzmaurice and Maria Vogiatzi
Alfred M. Boll. Foreword by Judge Kenneth Keith
L. Ali Khan
Enrico Milano. With a Foreword by Christine Chinkin
This work deals with the question of unlawful territorial situations, i.e. territorial regimes that are established and maintained in defiance of international law.The book represents a welcome contribution to an issue of the outmost importance in international affairs at present times. It ...
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