International Criminal Law Practitioner Library: Volume 3 : International Criminal Procedure
A comprehensive and invaluable reference work for practitioners, academics and students of international criminal law, this series critically examines a complex and important legal area. Volume I considers the criminal responsibility of individuals for the commission of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide; Volume II focuses on these core international crimes and discusses their interaction with the forms of responsibility; and Volume III provides an evaluation of international criminal procedure and the rules and practices designed to ensure effective investigations and fair trials.
- Electronic book text
- 23 Mar 2012
- CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
- Cambridge, United Kingdom
About Gideon Boas
Gideon Boas is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Monash University Law Faculty and an international law consultant. James L. Bischoff is an Attorney-Adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser of the United States Department of State. He participated in this series in his personal capacity, and the views expressed are his and his co-authors' own. They do not necessarily reflect the views or official positions of the United States Department of State or the United States Government. Natalie L. Reid is an Associate with Debevoise and Plimpton LLP, New York. B. Don Taylor III is Executive Director of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute and Cash Nickerson Fellow at Washington University in St Louis School of Law.
Table of contents
1. The nature of international criminal procedure; 2. Creation and amendment of rules of international criminal procedure; 3. Procedures related to primacy and complementarity; 4. Investigations, rights of suspects, and detention; 5. Defence counsel, amici curiae, and the different forms of representation of accused; 6. Pre-trial proceedings; 7. Trial proceedings; 8. The role and status of victims in international criminal procedure; 9. Evidence; 10. Judgement and sentencing; 11. Appeal and revision; 12. Conclusion.
'Boas et al. brilliantly succeeds in its mission to survey the main rules of procedure, to show how they operate in practice, and to provide useful criticism.' Marko Divac OEberg, Leiden Journal of International Law