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Published: 25 October 2012

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780199670819

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The Defence of 'Obedience to Superior Orders' in International Law

Yoram Dinstein

  • The first republication of this seminal work in international criminal law since 1965
  • Provides a clear demonstration of the interplay between national and international law in this field
  • Once again highly topical, in the light of the recent jurisprudence of the International Criminal Tribunals of the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda
  • Features a new preface from Professor Dinstein, evaluating this work in a modern context