International Criminal Law is a guide to the relatively recent, but rapidly growing field of international criminal justice. Written by leading practitioner-academics directly involved with the International Criminal Tribunals, this book provides students with an insight into the key features of international criminal law and practice." "Zahar and Sluiter offer an analysis of the tribunal's place in the international legal order and the most important aspects of their substantive law and procedure from an entirely new and critical perspective. Legal doctrines are discussed throughout in relation to their application in real-life situations, encouraging students to engage critically with the subject and relate theory to practice.
Part I. Introduction to the tribunals and international criminal law -- Part II. Critical review of the substantive law -- Part III. Procedure, evidence, and defences -- Part IV. Tribunal-state interactions : coordination and impact.