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The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
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The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Bert Swart, Alexander Zahar, and Göran Sluiter

Abstract

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), which is the focus of this book, was established in 1993 and is due to complete its trials by 2011. Easily the most credible and prodigious of the international tribunals established in this period, the ICTY is by far the most important source of case law on international criminal law and will most likely serve as an important frame of reference for the International Criminal Court and other courts dealing with international crimes, including national courts. The publication of the present book, in 2011, coincides with the y ... More

Keywords: ICTY, Yugoslavia, case law, international criminal law, legacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199573417
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573417.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bert Swart, editor
Professor of International Criminal Law, Amsterdam Centre for International Law, University of Amsterdam

Alexander Zahar, editor
Lecturer in International and Criminal Law, Griffith Law School, Griffith University, Australia
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Göran Sluiter, editor
Professor of International Criminal Law, Amsterdam Centre for International Law, University of Amsterdam
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Contents

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Introduction

Bert Swart, Alexander Zahar, and Göran Sluiter

Part I A DISTANT COURT

Part II PROCESS AND RIGHTS: THREE VIEWS

Part III BATTLEFIELDS

Part IV IMPROVISATION AND DISCOVERY

Part V LEGACY IN BRICKS AND MORTAR

End Matter