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Published: 13 April 2020

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780198786153

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Shocking the Conscience of Humanity

Gravity and the Legitimacy of International Criminal Law

Margaret M. deGuzman

  • Explores the central role that the concept of gravity has played in the development of international criminal law
  • Advances thinking about the justifications for the international criminal law regime and important regime decisions, with a deep exploration of international criminal law theory
  • Proposes strategies for regime decision-making aimed at increasing the legitimacy of international criminal law

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