Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Sovereignty and Justice: Balancing the Principle of Complementarity Between International and Domestic War Crimes Tribunals

Sovereignty and Justice: Balancing the Principle of Complementarity Between International and Domestic War Crimes Tribunals (Hardback)

£49.99
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

The drafters of the ICC's founding document, the Rome Statute, foresaw what would become the main challenge to the Court's legitimacy: that it could violate national sovereignty. To address this concern, the drafters added the principle of complementarity to the ICC's jurisdiction, in that the Court's province merely complements the exercise of jurisdiction by the domestic courts of the Statute's member states. The ICC honours the authority of those states to conduct their own trials. However, if the principle of complementarity is to be applied, states must ensure that their own judicial systems and trials are consistent with international standards of independence and fairness. In addition, for complementarity to work, the ICC must be willing to actively support, embrace, and implement the principle. If the Court holds on too tightly to a self-aggrandising view of its role in promoting international justice, then it will lose all credibility in the eyes of nation states.

Finally, the international community, in calling on states to address war crimes committed within their borders, must provide the financial, technical, and professional resources that many struggling states need in this endeavour. This book sets forth several innovative recommendations to fulfil these goals so as to make future domestic war crimes courts work more effectively.

History & PoliticsMilitary StudiesOther warfare & defence issuesLawInternational lawPublic international lawLawInternational lawSettlement of international disputesInternational courts & procedures Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing Publication Date: 30/05/2014 ISBN-13: 9781443857048  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Mark S. Ellis is Executive Director of the International Bar Association (IBA), the foremost international organization of bar associations, law firms and individual lawyers in the world. Dr Ellis has published extensively in the area of international law, and his op-eds have appeared in The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, and The Times. Dr Ellis served as Legal Advisor to the Independent International Commission on Kosovo, and was appointed by the OSCE to advise on the creation of Serbia's War Crimes Court and acted as legal advisor to the defense team at the Cambodian War Crimes Court (ECCC). He was actively involved with the Iraqi High Tribunal, and is a member of the Disciplinary Advisory Panel to the Defense Counsel for the ICTY and ICTR. Twice a Fulbright Scholar at the Ekonomski Institute in Zagreb, Croatia, he earned his J.D. and B.S. (Economics) degrees from Florida State University and his PhD in Law from King's College, London. He serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of National Security Law and Policy and The Hague Journal on the Rule of Law.

More books by Mark S. Ellis

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Legitimacy and International Courts
(Hardback)
Harlan Grant Cohen; Andreas ...
 
 
£85.00
 
Blackstone's International Criminal...
(Hardback)
John R. W. D. Jones; Misa Zgonec-Rozej
 
 
£295.00
 
International Law and the ...
(Hardback)
Brendan Plant
 
 
£70.00
 
Asia-Pacific Judiciaries:...
(Hardback)
Hoong Phun Lee; Marilyn Pittard
 
 
£95.00
 

Currently out of stock

Latest Blog
Folklore of the Yorkshire Moors
10/02/2018

Read an Extract from Wendy Mitchell's Somebody I Used to Know
05/02/2018

Read an extract from Wendy Mitchell's Somebody I Used to Know, her memoir about living with dementia.

Where are you really from? An extract from Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging by Afua Hirsch
02/02/2018

Read an extract from Afua Hirsch's book Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd