The International Criminal Court: The Anatomy of a Case
Van, S. B., & Slye, R. (2014). International criminal law and its enforcement. New York, NY: Foundation Press.
16 Pages Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last revised: 3 Apr 2016
Date Written: 2014
This excerpt from the 3rd edition of Van Schaack/Slye’s International Criminal Law & Its Enforcement (Foundation Press 2014) traces the initiation of a case before the International Criminal Court with reference to: preconditions for jurisdiction, trigger mechanisms, preliminary examinations, investigations, complementarity, the confirmation of charges, trial, and appeal. The origins and particularities of each of the Court’s current situations and cases is discussed.
Keywords: International criminal court, international criminal law, complementarity, Sudan, jurisdiction, crimes against humanity, genocide, security council
JEL Classification: K14, K33, K41, K42
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