Principles of International Criminal Law has become one of the most influential textbooks in the field of international criminal justice. It offers a systematic and. During the last decade international criminal law has developed rapidly. Gerhard Werle deals with the general principles of international. Principles of International Criminal Law – Second Edition. Author: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Werle, Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin, Germany Order.

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This third edition builds on the crimijal work of the previous editions, setting out the general principles governing international crimes as well as the fundamentals of both substantive and procedural international criminal law.

His works on international criminal law, transitional justice, and modern legal history have been published widely in many languages.


Professors Ian Browlie and Eric David had both previously adopted similar titles for their classical monographs on the law of peace and the law of armed conflict. If werlee experience of those modestly-named volumes is a any guide, Principles of International Criminal Law may also have a very successful future ahead.

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Request an Inspection Copy. The third 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 Assesses the compromise concerning the crime of aggression in the ICC statute in the Kampala case.


Table of Contents Part One: Historical Evolution of International Criminal Law 2: Concepts, Tasks, and Legitimacy 3: Sources and Interpretation 5: Domestic Implementation Part Two: Individual Criminal Responsibility internatioanl Grounds for Excluding Criminal Responsibility Official Capacity and Immunity Multiplicity of Offenses Requirements for Prosecution Part Three: Incitement to Commit Genocide Multiplicity of Offenses Part Four: Crimes Against Humanity Contextual Element Attack on princciples Civilian Population Multiplicity of Offenses Part Five: War Crimes Against Persons Employing Prohibited Methods of Warfare Use of Prohibited Means of Warfare War Crimes Against Humanitarian Operations Multiplicity of Offenses Part Six: The Crime of Aggression Fawcett Request an Inspection Copy.

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