This collection is based on five lectures organized jointly by Matrix Chambers and the Wiener Library in London between April and June 2002. Leading experts present a fascinating collection of papers examining the evolution of international criminal justice from its origins at Nuremberg through to the proliferation of international courts and tribunals based at The Hague today. Original and provocative, the lectures provide various perspectives on the subject. An intelligent and thought-provoking book, accessible to anyone interested in international criminal law from specialists to non-specialists alike.
Table Of Contents:
Introduction Philippe Sands
The Nuremberg trials: international law in the making Richard Overy
Issues of complexity, complicity and complementarity: from the Nuremberg Trials to the dawn of the new International Criminal Court Andrew Clapham
After Pinochet: the role of national courts Philippe Sands
The drafting of the Rome Statute James Crawford
Prospects and issues for the International Criminal Court: lessons from Yugoslavia and Rwanda Cherie Booth.