Journals Higher Education

£38.99

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Published: 29 January 2009

536 Pages

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780199546671


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Accountability for Human Rights Atrocities in International Law

Beyond the Nuremberg Legacy

Third Edition

Steven R. Ratner, Jason S. Abrams, and James L. Bischoff

  • Fully updated new edition of this renowned volume, whose subject matter continues to grow in topicality and importance
  • Provides comprehensive examinations of substantive law and legal institutions involved, including the growing numbers of international courts and tribunals
  • Analyses mechanisms for accountability
  • New examination of individual accountability for terrorist acts and accountability for acts undertaken in the name of counter-terrorism policy
  • Contains a classic case-study of the Khmer Rouge, now updated to cover the new tribunal for Cambodia

New to this Edition:

  • Significantly expanded coverage of the rapidly increasing numbers of international criminal courts and tribunals
  • Examines recent national trials including the cases of Bosnia, Serbia, and East Timor
  • New examination of individual accountability for terrorist acts and accountability for acts undertaken in the name of counter-terrorism policy
  • Expanded coverage of aggression and crimes against peace
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