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The Making of International Criminal Justice
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The Making of International Criminal Justice: The View from the Bench: Selected Speeches

Theodor Meron

Abstract

There has been a quiet revolution over the course of the past quarter century in the prosecution of individuals for war crimes before international courts. Until recently, and with a few notable exceptions in the wake of World War II, violations of the laws of war and international humanitarian law were addressed primarily as claims between states. However, this approach has changed radically in just the last twenty years, as the international community has increasingly accepted the idea of individual criminal responsibility for violations of international humanitarian law. The International C ... More

Keywords: war crimes, international courts, international humanitarian law, former Yugoslavia, criminal tribunals, international jurists

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199608935
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608935.001.0001

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Theodor Meron, author
Judge, Appeals Chamber, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
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Introduction

I HUMANITARIAN AND HUMAN RIGHTS LAW: Evolving Bodies of Law

II THE RISE OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIBUNALS

III INTERNATIONAL CRIMES AND JURISPRUDENCE OF INTERNATIONAL COURTS

IV RESPONSIBILITY AND THE ROLE OF THE JUDGE

Epilogue