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Crimes Against Humanity: Historical Evolution and Contemporary Application
This book traces the evolution of crimes against humanity (CAH) and their application from the end of World War I to the present day, in terms of both historic legal analysis and subject-matter content. The first part of the book addresses general issues pertaining to the categorization of CAH in normative jurisprudential and doctrinal terms. This is followed by an ...more
Hardcover, 845 pages
Published November 21st 2013 by Cambridge University Press
(first published August 28th 1992)
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Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni is a United Nations war crimes expert born in 1937. He is a Distinguished Research Professor of Law Emeritus at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago (since 1964) and President Emeritus of the University's International Human Rights Law Institute (1990–2006; 2007–09). He is also President of the Istituto Superiore Internazionale di Scienze Criminali (International ...moreMore about M. Cherif Bassiouni...