Victims' rights and advocacy at the International Criminal Court

Published
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press c2010
Physical description
1 online resource (478 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-283-13032-7
  • 9786613130327
  • 0-19-977446-3
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
  • Original electronic resource Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
Contents
  • A legacy of abuse and suffering leads to the birth of the ICC -- Tracing the development of victims' rights under international law -- Primer on the ICC -- The Rome Statute's groundbreaking (and expansive) recognition of victims' rights -- Qualifying as legal counsel for victims -- Steps to formal recognition as a "victim" -- Preparing for complex group representation -- Understanding victims' interests and recognizing the importance of managing and guiding expectations -- Holding a pre-trial evidentiary hearing to establish the historic record -- Compiling a "victimization dossier" as a permanent historic record of abuse -- Pre-trial proceedings -- The main trial -- Summation and sentencing.
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Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
Internet Resources

Summary

  • Victims' Rights and Advocacy at the International Criminal Court is the first detailed analysis of the newly-recognized right of victims to participate in the trials of their accused abusers. Author T. Markus Funk draws on his extensive background in international criminal law and litigation to walk the reader through this unique - and, indeed, controversial - body of procedural and substantive rights for victims of atrocity crimes. To set the stage for his analysis, Mr. Funk provides a historical account of the ICC's creation and the origins of victims' rights. In addition, Mr. Funk gives the

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