'War Time' in International Criminal Law: A Review of Mary L. Dudziak's War Time: An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences
Margaret M. DeGuzman
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
July 10, 2013
Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 35, p. 232, 2013
Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-30
This essay examines how the wartime framing Professor Dudziak's book elucidates has impacted the development of international criminal law. It argues that the fiction that time can be divided into "wartime" and "peacetime" has been central to the development of international criminal law. However, the regime's reliance on the war/peace dichotomy has eroded over time.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 8
Keywords: international criminal law, international criminal court, international humanitarian law, national security
JEL Classification: K14, K33Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: July 11, 2013 ; Last revised: October 23, 2013
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