International Criminal Procedure: The Interface of Civil Law and Common Law Legal Systems

International Criminal Procedure: The Interface of Civil Law and Common Law Legal Systems

By: Fausto Pocar (editor), Linda Carter (editor)Hardback

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The emergence of international criminal courts, beginning with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and including the International Criminal Court, has also brought an evolving international criminal procedure. In this book, the authors examine selected issues that reflect a blending of, or choice between, civil law and common law models of procedure. The issues include background on civil law and common law legal systems; plea bargaining; witness proofing; written and oral evidence; self-representation and the use of assigned, standby, and amicus counsel; the role of victims; and the right to appeal. International Criminal Procedure will appeal to academics, students, researchers, lawyers and judges working in the field of international criminal law.

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Contents

Contents: 1. The Challenge of Shaping Procedures in International Criminal Courts 2. Plea Bargaining 3. Witness Proofing 4. Written and Oral Evidence 5. Self-Representation and The Use of Assigned, Standby and Amicus Counsel 6. The Role of Victims 7. Right to Appeal Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/02/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780857939579
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780857939579
  • ISBN10: 0857939572

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