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Author May, Larry.

Title Aggression and crimes against peace / Larry May
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 356 pages)
Series Philosophical and legal aspects of war and conflict series
Philosophical and legal aspects of war and conflict series
Contents Introduction : between the horrors and necessity of war -- Grotius and contingent pacifism -- International solidarity and the duty to aid -- The principle of priority or first strike -- The principle of just cause -- The principle of proportionality -- Custom and the Nuremberg "precedent" -- Prosecuting military and political leaders -- Prosecuting civilians for complicity : The Krupp -- Defining state aggression -- Act and circumstance in the crime of aggression -- Individual mens rea and collective liability -- Humanitarian interventions -- Terrorist aggression --Defending international criminal trials for aggression
Summary In this volume, the third in his trilogy on the philosophical and legal aspects of war and conflict, Larry May locates a normative grounding for the crime of aggression - the only one of the three crimes charged at Nuremberg that is not currently being prosecuted - that is similar to that for crimes against humanity and war crimes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-350) and index
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Subject Aggression (International law)
Crimes against humanity.
Criminal intent.
International criminal courts.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511396902 (electronic bk.)
9780511396908 (electronic bk.)
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