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The principle of legality in international and comparative criminal law

Kenneth S. Gallant

The principle of legality in international and comparative criminal law

by Kenneth S. Gallant

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [UK], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal jurisdiction,
  • International offenses,
  • Human rights,
  • International criminal courts,
  • Criminal law

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKenneth S. Gallant.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK5165 .G35 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17103659M
    ISBN 109780521886482
    LC Control Number2008037413

    In the reviewer’s opinion, the book provides an informative and engaging insight into different aspects of criminal law from an international comparative perspective, and reading it is certainly an enriching experience.’ Victor Yurkov in New Journal of European Criminal Law 8 (1) (), ‘[ ] this textbook is highly recommended. “Principles of International Criminal Law” was first published four years ago and has been well received. It has since appeared not only in a second German edition, but also in Spanish, Italian and Chinese. Rapid developments in the field have now made .

    Get this from a library! The principle of legality in international and comparative criminal law. [Kenneth S Gallant] -- This text was the first modern book-length study of the status of legality in international criminal law, international human rights law, and comparative law. Legality can be defined as an act, agreement, or contract that is consistent with the law or state of being lawful or unlawful in a given principle that an accused may not be prosecuted for an act that is not declared a crime in that jurisdiction is actually about the Principle of legality which is part of the overall concept of legality.

      This book deals with various aspects of criminal law, including its relationship to a wide range of disciplines such as philosophy, sociology, and technology. It first considers a range of approaches and methods used in the analysis of criminal law, including economics, feminist studies, critical race theory, criminology, history, and literature. Law: A Comparative Common Law Pe rspective’ in P Rishworth, The struggle for simplicity in the law: Essays for Lord Cooke of Thorndon (Butterworths, Wellington ) 41 Baker [] 2 SCR.


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The principle of legality in international and comparative criminal law by Kenneth S. Gallant Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book fills a major gap in the scholarly literature concerning international criminal law, comparative criminal law, and human rights law.

The principle of legality (non-retroactivity of crimes and punishments and related doctrines) is fundamental to criminal law and human rights law. Yet this was the first book-length study of the status Cited by:   This book fills a major gap in the scholarly literature concerning international criminal law, comparative criminal law, and human rights law.

The principle of legality (non-retroactivity of crimes and punishments and related doctrines) is fundamental to criminal law and human rights law. Yet this was the first book-length study of the status Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press.

This book fills a major gap in the scholarly literature concerning international criminal law, comparative criminal law, and human rights law.

The principle of legality (non-retroactivity of crimes and punishments and related doctrines) is fundamental to criminal law and human rights law.

Yet this is the first book-length study of the status of Cited by: Request PDF | The Principle of Legality in International and Comparative Criminal Law | This book covers the development of the Principle of Legality in criminal law (particularly, but not Author: Kenneth Gallant.

In criminal law, the principle of legality is designed to guarantee the primacy of the law in criminal procedure, so that neither state prosecution nor defendants are exposed to arbitrary bias. The principle of legality assures that no defendant may be punished arbitrarily or retroactively by the means that a person cannot be convicted of a crime that has never been publicly.

This is Chapter 7 and Conclusion of a book, Kenneth S. Gallant, The Principle of Legality in International and Comparative Criminal Law (Cambridge Univ.

Press, ), now available at and other booksellers. This book fills a major gap in the scholarly literature concerning international criminal law, comparative criminal law, and human rights law.

The principle of legality (non-retroactivity of crimes and punishments and related doctrines) is fundamental to criminal law and human rights law. Yet this is the first book-length study of the status.

The first section of this article describes criminal law's parochialism. The second section discusses the histories and functions of comparative criminal law. The third section discusses selected topics in comparative law, such as punishment theory, victims, jurisdiction, the principle of legality, an analysis of criminal liability, and general principles of criminal liability.

This book fills a major gap in the scholarly literature concerning international criminal law, comparative criminal law, and human rights law. The principle of legality (non-retroactivity of crimes and punishments and related doctrines) is fundamental to criminal law and human rights law.

The second section contains studies on the role of general principles in selected legal systems, including International Law, European Union Law as well as Common Law systems. The third section features an analysis of select legal principles in a comparative perspective, with a particular focus on the comparison between European and American.

This is a draft Chapter 3 of a book, Kenneth S. Gallant, The Principle of Legality in International and Comparative Criminal Law (Cambridge Univ. Press ). Chapter 3 covers World War II and the Nuremberg, Tokyo, and other post-War trials.

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals International Criminal Court Chapter XII. Disarmament and non-proliferation Book Three Chapter XIII. Law of the sea United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and related instruments Maritime disputes Chapter XIV.

International environmental. The international version of the principle of legality under treaty law, national law and custo. The principle of legality in international and comparative law () 2. there is still no agreed position on the direct application of international criminal law in domestic courts It has been stated that international criminal law.

The need exists for a global approach which encompasses comparative and international law. Responding to this development this new series will include books on a wide range of topics, including studies of international law, EU law, the work of specific international tribunals, and comparative studies of national systems of criminal law.

"This book fills a major gap in the scholarly literature concerning international criminal law, comparative criminal law, and human rights law. The principle of legality (non-retroactivity of crimes and punishments and related doctrines) is fundamental to criminal law and human rights law.

international criminal law, the most challenging exercise in the application of the comparative method is “attempting to reconcile, let alone combine, legal concepts pertinent to different legal systems under the umbrella of international criminal law”.6 The use of comparative law.

Six continents are covered, and the legal systems discussed vary widely The book is a good introduction to a specialized area of law not often covered in international law courses Recommended." —P.

Kontowicz, CHOICE "The Handbook of Comparative Criminal Law should be judged as a pioneering work in its field, and one that. Pages in category "Legal doctrines and principles" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().(previous page) ().

The system of international law in general and the system of international criminal law in particular were originally developed from the law of war, or to use modern terminology—the law of armed conflicts.¹ This is because it was normally on the basis of war treaties, agreements and protocols that many principles of international criminal.

This book analyses the relationship between law and violence, the utility of law over violence and whether legality as an approach has an inherent disability in addressing mass violence as a crime. The study is located within international law and assesses whether prosecuting political violence would necessarily entail an abuse of the legal process.

The intention is to encourage definition of. German criminal law doctrine — as one of the more influential over time and on a global scale — takes rather different approaches to many of the problems of substantive law when compared with those of the common law family of countries like the UK, the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, etc.

German criminal law doctrine also differs markedly from the system which is most often used in.Annual Survey of International & Comparative Law by an authorized administrator of GGU Law Digital Commons.

For more information, please [email protected] Recommended Citation Alpa, Guido () "General Principles of Law,"Annual Survey of International & Comparative Law. The objective of these comparative philosophies is to examine their core principles, similarities and differences.

The intention is to indicate that the variation in theories may not obstruct the legal implementation of international criminal law if their dimensions are judged objectively and with the noblest of motives towards mankind.