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- BRILL 2002; US$ 154.00
This text tackles the complexity of life imprisonment - describing how various forms of it are imposed and implemented in the US, England and Wales and Germany, as well as in the international system of criminal justice. The book also examines the justifications for its use. more...
- United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 33.00
Explores the changing political and human rights context that gave rise to the international norm of individual criminal accountability. It brings together a preeminent group of experts to explore the progress, scope and controversies of international accountability. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 25.00
La justicia transicional?o el tipo de arreglos judiciales y extra-judiciales que facilitan la transición de una situación de conflicto a una de paz, o de un gobierno autoritario a la democracia?es uno de los temas primordiales de la construcción de paz. Este libro, fruto de la colaboración entre el Programa de Investigación sobre Construcción de Paz... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 259.00
Provides a review of accountability conducted under the authority of the United Nations Security Council, by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), and the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET). This book is centred on two case studies: the 1999 events in Rwanda, and the 1999 mayhem in East Timor. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
Thoroughly examines the laws of war and how the world community handles the monstrous brutalities of war through the international justice system. Highlighted are 20th-century war crimes and trials including Yugoslavia, Kosovo, and the Kerry incident in Vietnam. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 199.80
Should it be possible for a victim of a human rights violation in one country to bring a private law claim against the alleged perpetrators in the courts of another country? This text presents a collection of essays which address this question. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99
In what ways and to what extent should cultural background be taken into consideration in response to legal problems? The first book-length study of the topic, 'The Cultural Defense' provides a comprehensive overview of the debate surrounding the admissibility of cultural evidence in the courtroom. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 113.40
This book combines a careful philosophical discussion of the rationale justifying self-defence with a detailed discussion of the range of statutory self-defence requirements, as well as discussions of numerous other relevant issues (i.e. putative self-defense, excessive self-defense, earlier guilt and battered women). The book argues that before formulating... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 43.20
Jurists and Judges examines the nature of academic influence,and particularly the influence of juristic commentary on judicial decision-making. Focusing on three legal systems, its author argues that inter-jurisdictional comparisons of juristic influence are often simplistic and inattentive to problems of incommensurability. The centrepiece of the... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 57.60
The aim of this book is to assess recent developments in international law seeking to bring an end to impunity by bringing to justice those accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The book was originally conceived while the editors were engaged, in different capacities, in proceedings relating to the detention of Senator Pinochet in London.... more...