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Published: 09 December 2020

720 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198826859

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Principles of International Criminal Law

Fourth Edition

Gerhard Werle and Florian Jeßberger

  • The fourth edition of one of the best-regarded works on international criminal law, by two of the world's experts in the field
  • Provides a comprehensive understanding of the foundations of international criminal law and the core crimes it governs
  • Offers an accessible overview for both students, legal practitioners, and judges working on cases concerning crimes, both at the international and domestic levels
  • Builds on the previous editions' philosophical and normative analysis of international criminal justice, and discusses new developments in the field, including recent case law from the International Criminal Court

New to this Edition:

  • Up-to-date coverage of the prosecution of crimes committed in Syria and Northern Iraq
  • New sections address critical perspectives on international criminal law, and the fragmention of international criminal law
  • Provides detail on new war crimes of prohibited means of warfare