ISBN : 9780198860099
Judge Mettraux's four-volume compendium, International Crimes: Law and Practice, will provide the most detailed and authoritative account to-date of the law of international crimes. It is a scholarly tour de force providing a unique blend of academic rigour and an insight into the practice of international criminal law. The compendium is un-rivalled in its breadth and depth, covering almost a century of legal practice, dozens of jurisdictions (national and international), thousands of decisions and judgments and hundreds of cases.
This second volume discusses in detail crimes against humanity.
ForewordProfessor Christine Van Den Wyngaert:
1 A short history of crimes against humanity
2 Crimes against humanity under general international law
3 Jurisidction over crimes against humanity
4 Immunities, amnesties and statutes of limitation
5 Chapeau or contextual elements
6 Underlying offences
7 Crimes against humanity and other international crimes