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Counterterrorism and Transnational Crime  

James Cockayne

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Nov 2016
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Nov 2017
Economic globalization has facilitated transnational criminal and terrorist activity since the mid-nineteenth century, thus incentivizing closer international law enforcement cooperation. ... More

The Crime of Aggression at the International Criminal Court  

Sean D. Murphy

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Jan 2015
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Jun 2016
This chapter focuses on the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction over the crime of aggression. The discussion provides background to the crime of aggression and the resulting ... More

Criminal Justice  

David J. Scheffer

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Nov 2016
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Nov 2017
This chapter considers the historical developments leading to the establishment of international criminal tribunals and why there exist unique provisions and capabilities, as well as some ... More

International Criminal Law  

Elies van Sliedregt

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Nov 2014
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Mar 2015
This chapter is about international criminal law (ICL), a branch of general international law that deals with genocide, aggression, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. After ... More

Piracy  

Anna Petrig

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Mar 2015
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Jun 2016
This chapter begins with discussions of the necessity of a counter-piracy legal regime; forms of contemporary piracy; and the applicable legal framework and its historical roots. It then ... More

Sources of International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law: Specific Features  

Raphaël van Steenberghe

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Oct 2017
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Feb 2018
This chapter analyses the specific features which characterize the sources of international humanitarian law (IHL) and international criminal law (ICL). It first examines those which are ... More

Sources of International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law: War/Crimes and the Limits of the Doctrine of Sources  

Steven R. Ratner

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Oct 2017
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Feb 2018
This chapter contends that international humanitarian law (IHL) and criminal law (ICL) cast serious doubt on the traditional doctrine and understanding of sources. Article 38 of the ... More

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