Theory and Practice of International Criminal Law
Essays in Honor of M. Cherif BassiounieBook - 2008
Cherif Bassiouni is often referred to as "the father of international criminal law." Every major international criminal law instrument developed in the last forty years, from the Torture Convention to the Statute of the International Criminal Court, bears his hallmark. His writings, diplomatic initiatives, fieldwork, and even litigation have made an unparalleled contribution to the emergence of international criminal law as a distinct discipline within the field of international law.This book contains a collection of fifteen scholarly essays, written by leading experts from around the world, about the theory and practice of modern international criminal law, with a focus on Cherif Bassiouni's unique legacy within this important area.
Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2008
Edition: 1st ed
Copyright Date: ©2008
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (476 pages)