Part I. Introduction: 1. Introduction: what is international criminal law?; 2. The objectives of international criminal law; Part II. Prosecutions in National Courts: 3. Jurisdiction; 4. National prosecutions of international crimes; 5. State cooperation with respect to national proceedings; Part III. International Prosecutions: 6. The history of international criminal prosecutions: Nuremberg and Tokyo; 7. The ad hoc international criminal tribunals; 8. The International Criminal Court; 9. Other courts with international elements; 10. Genocide; 11. Crimes against humanity; 12. War crimes; 13. Aggression; 14. Transnational crimes, terrorism and torture; Part IV. Principles and Procedures of International Prosecutions: 15. General principles of liability; 16. Defences/grounds for excluding criminal responsibility; 17. Procedures of international criminal investigations and prosecutions; 18. Victims in the international criminal process; 19. Sentencing and penalties; Part V. Relationship between National and International Systems: 20. State cooperation with the international courts and tribunals; 21. Immunities; 22. Alternatives and complements to criminal prosecution; 23. The future of international criminal law.
This market-leading textbook gives a balanced account of international criminal law, and the investigation and prosecution of crime.
Robert Cryer is Professor of International and Criminal Law at the University of Birmingham. Hakan Friman is Visiting Professor at University College London. Darryl Robinson is a Professor at Queen's University, Faculty of Law, Kingston, Canada. Elizabeth Wilmshurst is an Associate Fellow at Chatham House and Visiting Professor at University College London.