Edition: 2nd 2014
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Description: Bringing a wealth of experience and insight to a rapidly emerging fieldof inquiry, International and Transnational Criminal Law offersfour-part coverage, dynamic perspective, and historical depth. Ideal forthe international criminal law course and well suited to courses ontransnational law and international law, this casebook carefullyexamines procedural issues, transnational crimes, and internationalcrimes.Features:Updated throughout to reflect relevant recent Supreme Court and lowercourt decisions, amended statutes, developments in treaty law, andcurrent scholarshipIncorporated recent decisions of the International Court of Justice,the International Criminal Court, and the ad hoc and hybrid tribunals,particularly regarding the elements of international crimes,sentencing norms, and the prosecutor's roleExpanded references to non-U.S. sources, such as the United Kingdom'sTerrorism Act of 2006 and its Bribery Act of 2010Sharpened discussion of jurisdictional as well as extradition andevidence gatheringExtended the terrorism chapter by, inter alia, including the SupremeCourt's decision in Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project and the LebanonTribunal's definition of terrorism; adding materials on the(de)listing of designated foreign terrorist organizations; andupdating the materials on military commissionsRewrote the International Criminal Court chapter to focus onjurisdiction, admissibility, and the Security Council's role and toconcentrate on the Office of the Prosecutor's exercise ofprosecutorial judgment, illustrated through Uganda and Sudan casestudiesSubstantially amended the modes of participation and mens rea chapterto incorporate recent decisions, eliminate unnecessary complexities,and, consistent with the ICC's practice, to focus on indirect anddirect co-perpetrationUpdated the crimes against humanity chapter to reflect developmentsregarding the "group discrimination" and the "state or organizationalpolicy" elementsRevised the trafficking in people, drugs, arms, and antiquities chapterIncluded, in the war crimes chapter, the U.S. drone program, the crimeof inflicting disproportionate "collateral" civilian damage, anddevelopments on the crime of recruiting child soldiersUpdated the torture chapter to include developments under the ObamaadministrationUpdated the Sexual Violence chapter: added the ICC's rape definitionand cumulative charging decisions, and discussion of the "new" crimeof forced marriage.