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Published: 18 May 2021

384 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198863434

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Standing Up for Justice

The Challenges of Trying Atrocity Crimes

Theodor Meron

  • Drawing on personal experience, as well as academic scholarship, this book addresses some of the key issues in international criminal justice, including judicial independence, the rule of law, and the principle of fairness in trying cases before international criminal courts and tribunals
  • Discusses the highly controversial subjects of acquittals and the early release of prisoners serving sentences for international crimes
  • Provides a unique, first-hand account of judging atrocity crimes at the very highest level, from an author who has been at the heart of the international criminal justice system for two decades