The International Criminal Court in a Nutshell

Authors: Sadat, Leila Nadya / Keenan, Patrick / Sterio, Milena
Edition: 1st
Copyright Date: 2024
  • Publication Date: February 9th, 2024
  • ISBN: 9781634605328
  • Subject: International Criminal Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: The International Criminal Court in a Nutshell is a timely and concise introduction to the International Criminal Court. After a brief history of the creation of the ICC, it covers the Court’s jurisdiction and operations and the Court’s procedures from the initiation of a case through trial, appeal, sentencing, and reparations. Other chapters cover the substantive law the Court applies, including modes of liability and defenses and the unique role and rights of victims in the ICC system. It also covers the ICC’s complex relationships with the United Nations and the United States. The book is meant to be useful to anyone interested in the ICC, from beginning students to scholars and practitioners interested in the Court.