On the Rationale of Punishment at the Domestic and International Level
LE DROIT PENAL A L'EPREUVE DE L'INTERNATIONALISATION, pp. 305-323, Marc Henzelin, Robert Roth, eds., Genève, 2002
12 Pages Posted: 15 Dec 2011
Date Written: 2002
The rationale and the legitimacy of punishment are barely reflected in the public discussion on the toughening of criminal law; this is also true for the emerging system of international criminal justice, in particular the International Criminal Court (hereinafter «lCC »). this contribution is an attempt to fill- or at least diminish - this gap on the basis of the domestic theories on the purposes of punishment.
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