The book covers the legal framework of the Court, the cases that it has heard and that are still to come, and the political debates surrounding its operation. The book also discusses the situations that the Court is currently investigating, including Palestine, Georgia, Ukraine, Venezuela and the UK in Iraq. It also looks into the crisis with African states and the hostility of the United States to the institution.
this book takes stock of the activities of the International Criminal Court, identifying the key issues in need of re-thinking or potential reform. It provides a systematic and in-depth thematic account of the law and practice of the Court, including its changes context, the challenges it faces, and its overall contribution to international criminal law.
This book focuses on how the International Criminal Court seeks accountability for the most serious crimes and provides a prediction of the greatest challenges facing the Court in the foreseeable future.