War Crimes Law Comes of Age: Essays

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Contents
Prefaceviii
I. Medieval and Renaissance Ordinances of War: Codifying Discipline and Humanity1
II. Shakespeare's Henry the Fifth and the Law of War11
III. Crimes and Accountability in Shakespeare67
IV. Common Rights of Mankind in Gentili, Grotius and Suàrez122
V. Francis Lieber's Code and Principles of Humanity131
VI. Deportation of Civilians as a War Crime under Customary Law142
VII. Geneva Conventions as Customary Law154
VIII. The Time has Come for the United States to Ratify Geneva Protocol I175
IX. The Case for War Crimes Trials in Yugoslavia187
X. From Nuremberg to The Hague198
XI. Rape as a Crime under International Humanitarian Law204
XII. The Normative Impact on International Law of the International Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia210
XIII. International Criminalization of Internal Atrocities228
XIV. The Continuing Role of Custom in the Formation of International Humanitarian Law262
XV. Answering for War Crimes: Lessons from the Balkans278
XVI. Classification of Armed Conflict in the former Yugoslavia: Nicaragua's Fallout286
XVII. War Crimes Law Comes of Age296
Epilogue305
Annex: Crimes in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court310
Index319

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