Seeking Accountability for the Unlawful Use of Force

Seeking Accountability for the Unlawful Use of Force

Sadat, Leila Nadya

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

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Biographies of contributors; Foreword Sir Geoffrey Robertson; Preface Leila Nadya Sadat; Introduction Donald M. Ferencz; Part I. Historic and Contemporary Perspectives on the Unlawful Use of Force: 1. The status of aggression in international law from Versailles to Kampala - and what the future might hold M. Cherif Bassiouni; 2. Nuremberg and aggressive war William A. Schabas; 3. The Tokyo IMT and crimes against peace (aggression) - is there anything to learn? Robert Cryer; 4. The just war in ancient legal thought Larry May; 5. Definitions of aggression as harbingers of international change Kirsten E. Sellars; 6. International humanitarian law in an age of extremes: unlawful uses of force by non-state actors David M. Crane; Part II. Mechanisms for Restraining the Unlawful Use of Force and Enhancing Accountability: 7. Commissions of inquiry and the Jus ad Bellum Larissa van den Herik and Catherine Harwood; 8. The international court of justice and the use of force Douglas J. Pivnichny; 9. The other enemy: transnational terrorists, armed attacks and armed conflict Carrie McDougall; 10. Towards the substantive convergence of international human rights law and the laws of armed conflict - the case of Hassan v. the United Kingdom Robin Geiss; 11. International law on the use of force: current challenges Sergey Sayapin; Part III. The Illegal Use of Force and the Prosecution of International Crimes: 12. The crime of aggression under customary international law Yoram Dinstein; 13. The crime of aggression and the international criminal court Jennifer Trahan; 14. Prosecuting aggression through other universal core crimes at the International Criminal Court Terje Einarsen; 15. The illegal use of armed force (other inhumane act) as a crime against humanity: an assessment of the case for a new crime at the International Criminal Court Manuel J. Ventura; 16. Aggression, atrocities, and accountability: building a case in Iraq John Hagan and Anna Hanson; Part IV. Imagining a Better World: 17. Rethinking the relationship between Jus in Bello and Jus ad Bellum: a dialogue between authors Federica D'Alessandra and Robert Heinsch; 18. Twenty-first-century paradigms on military force for humane purposes David J. Scheffer and Angela Walker; 19. The presumption of peace: illegal war, human rights, and humanitarian law Mary Ellen O'Connell; 20. The urgent imperative of peace Leila Nadya Sadat; Epilogue Benjamin B. Ferencz; Index.