30-Day No-Hassle Returns
We guarantee your satisfaction on every purchase or rental with a full refund within 30 days of your purchase date.
Fast Customer Service
If you need help, our friendly customer service team is here to help!
The Best Prices on Textbook Rentals, Guaranteed
You can shop with confidence with the best rental prices at ValoreBooks.com. If you find a lower priced rental, we will match it.
Universal Jurisdiction National Courts And the Prosecution of Serious Crimes Under International Law

Universal Jurisdiction National Courts And the Prosecution of Serious Crimes Under International Law

Author: 


ISBN-13: 

9780812219500


ISBN: 

0812219503


Pub Date: 
Publisher:  University of Pennsylvania Press
Summary: When former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was arrested in London at the request of a Spanish judge, the world's attention was focused for the first time on the idea of universal jurisdiction. Universal jurisdiction stands for the principle that atrocities such as genocide, torture, and war crimes are so heinous and so universally abhorred that any state is entitled to prosecute these crimes in its national courts... regardless where they were committed or the nationality of the perpetrators or the victims. In 2001, two Rwandan nuns were convicted in a Belgian court for atrocities committed in Rwanda against Rwandans. Serbs have been prosecuted in German courts, and a court in Senegal asserted universal jurisdiction over the former dictator of Chad, Hissene Habre. Universal jurisdiction is becoming a potent instrument of international law, but it is poorly understood by legal experts and remains a mystery to most public officials and citizens. [read more]

Marketplace Prices
51 New from $26.66 51 Used from $26.66
Ask this seller a question about this item
Most sellers respond to questions in 48 hours or less. The seller's response will be emailed to you.
CONTACT SELLER > ExtremelyReliable
Product Details
Universal Jurisdiction National Courts And the Prosecution of Serious Crimes Under International Law

ISBN-13: 9780812219500


ISBN: 0812219503


Pub Date:
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Valore Books is the #1 site for cheap Universal Jurisdiction National Courts And the Prosecution of Serious Crimes Under International Law rentals, or new and used copies for sale.
Where's My Stuff?
Shipping & Returns