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Published by Martinus Nijhoff Publishers in Leiden .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Defense (Criminal procedure),
  • International offenses

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-327) and index.

StatementGeert-Jan Alexander Knoops.
SeriesInternational and comparative criminal law series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK5455 .K59 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 334 p. ;
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18510387M
ISBN 101571051589
ISBN 109781571051585
LC Control Number2007045734

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Defenses in Contemporary International Criminal Law (International & Comparative Criminal Law Series) (International and Comparative Criminal Law) [Knoops, Geert-Jan] on . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxvii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Methodology for determining a uniform system of international criminal law defenses --International criminal law defenses originating from customary international law --International criminal law defenses originating from comparative criminal law --The diverging position of criminal law. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxviii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Ch. I. Methodology for Determining a Uniform System of International Criminal Law Defenses --Ch. II. International Criminal Law Defenses Originating From Customary International Law --Ch. III. International Criminal Law Defenses Originating From Comparative Criminal Law --Ch. IV. Defenses in Contemporary International Criminal Law Book Summary: The Second Edition of "Defenses in Contemporary International Criminal Law" ventures farther into this uneasy territory than any previous work, offering a meticulous analysis of the case law in the post World War II Military Tribunals and the ad hoc tribunals for Rwanda and the.

The Second Edition of "Defenses in Contemporary International Criminal Law" ventures farther into this uneasy territory than any previous work, offering a meticulous analysis of the case law in the post World War II Military Tribunals and the ad hoc tribunals for Rwanda and the Former Yugoslavia, with particular attention to the defenses. Clear explanations of criminal law and defenses are complemented by provocative, well-edited cases followed by discussion questions to stimulate critical thinking and in-class discussion. The book provides a contemporary perspective on criminal law that encourages students to .   A book that students find interesting and instructors consider educationally valuable, this Fifth Edition of Contemporary Criminal Law combines traditional concepts with thought-provoking cases and engaging learning tools. Taking a casebook approach, the text covers both foundational and emerging legal topics such as terrorism, gangs, cybercrime, and hate crimes, illustrated by real-life. Defenses. A legal defense is the offering of substantive and procedural obstacles to the prosecution of a crime in a court of law. Regarding crimes of genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, the first issue to consider is whether a particular defense or defense strategy can be sustained according to the general principles of international criminal law.

“The book offers a summary of the insanity defense, beginning with religious and scientific definitions of mental disease. The Matrix is a wholly readable book that presents philosophical and legal arguments in manners and voices that are accessible to a broad audience, and it would be most useful as a companion text in a psychology and law class for advanced undergraduates or in a Brand: Springer International Publishing. Answers to Exercises. From Section “The Difference between Civil and Criminal Law”. This is a civil litigation matter. Although the incident involves Jerry, who is a law enforcement officer, and it takes place while Jerry is writing a traffic ticket, Jerry is suing Juanita for this is civil litigation, not criminal prosecution. The book also critically reflects on how criminal responsibility has been developed in the case law of international criminal tribunals and courts. It thus illuminates and analyses the rules on. Criminal Law uses a two-step process to augment learning, called the applied approach. First, after building a strong foundation from scratch, Criminal Law introduces you to crimes and defenses that have been broken down into separate components. It is so much easier to memorize and comprehend the subject matter when it is simplified this way. However, becoming proficient in the law takes more /5(15).