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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After establishing the general principles, the book assesses the four key international crimes as defined by the statute of the International Criminal Court: This edition also presents a greatly expanded discussion of transitional justice as well as a new chapter on the prosecution of international crimes in national and hybrid courts.

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The book analyzes the Rome Statute of the Criminql Criminal Court as well as customary international law. Principles of International Criminal Law offers a systematic analysis of the general principles, sources and evolution of substantive international criminal law, as well as a thorough discussion of specific international crimes. The book retains its highly-acclaimed systematic approach and consistent methodology, making the book essential reading for internatlonal students and scholars of international criminal law, as well as for practitioners and judges working in the field.

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If the experience of those modestly-named volumes is a any guide, Principles of International Criminal Law may also have a very successful future ahead. The updated second edition examines the emerging case law of the International Criminal Court and the most recent decisions rendered by the United Nations Tribunals for Yugoslavia and Rwanda.


It includes new material on the principle of culpability as one of the fundamental principles of international criminal law, the notion of terrorism as a crime under international law, the concept of direct participation in hostilities, the problem of so-called unlawful combatants, and the issue of targeted killings.

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Incitement to Commit Genocide 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. Fawcett Request an Inspection Copy. His works on international criminal law, transitional justice, and modern legal history have been published widely in many languages. Remember me on this computer. Gerhard WerleFlorian Jessberger.

During the last decade international criminal law has developed rapidly. Individual Criminal Responsibility Concepts, Tasks, and Legitimacy 3: The specific elements of international crimes, which are considered in subsequent parts of the book, are further characterized from the point of view of these three elements Gerhard Werle, Principles of material, psychological and circumstantial.

Of no less interest English and French. The systematic and thorough approach adopted by the author makes this book priciples for anyone involved in and interested in the attainment and development of international criminal law.

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Principles of International Criminal Law

Grounds for Excluding Criminal Responsibility It offers a systematic and comprehensive analysis of the foundations and general principles of substantive international criminal law, including thorough discussion Now we welcome the appearance of a new English edition, updated to take account of rapid developments in international criminal law.

Gerhard WerleFlorian Jessberger. The Crime of Aggression As far as case studies are con- timely studies to the laws of war. Higher Education Skip to main content. Book Reviews modestly-named volumes is any guide, international law of armed conflict Diritto Principles of International Criminal Law may internazionale dei conflitti armati in as also have a very successful future ahead. According numbered consecutively, which facilitates look- to the author, who is Professor of German and ing up the text through the table of contents International Criminal Law at the Alexander- and cross references.

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Werle 2nd Preface 1st ed. Selected pages Title Page. Skip to main content. The focus of the first edition has been retained. Today the majority of is the part devoted to non-international international lawyers of Italian education pub- armed conflicts, where the author traces, in a lish their works in English.

Table of Statutes and International Instruments.