Edited by Julie Fraser and Brianne McGonigle Leyh
This pioneering book explores the intersections of law and culture at the International Criminal Court (ICC), offering insights into how notions of culture affect the Court’s legal foundations, functioning and legitimacy, both in theory and in practice.
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- Intersections of Law and Culture at the International Criminal Court
- Chapter 1: Intersections of law and culture at the International Criminal Court: Introduction
- Chapter 2: Now you see it, now you dont: culture at the International Criminal Court
- Chapter 3: How to solve a problem like Al Mahdi: proposal for a new crime of attacks against cultural heritage
- Chapter 4: Cultural heritage destruction and the ICC: lessons from connecting cultural heritage and human rights through a library lens
- Chapter 5: Keeping the delicate mosaic together: can the ICC deal with intangible cultural heritage?
- Chapter 6: The emergence of gender justice at the ICC
- Chapter 7: Solemnly declare to tell the truth: internationalising the Solemn Undertaking before the ICC
- Chapter 8: Spellbound at the ICC: the intersection of spirituality and international criminal law
- Chapter 9: Questioned by the Court: the role of judges and sociocultural aspects of testimonial evidence in Katanga
- Chapter 10: The power of culture and judicial decision-making at the ICC
- Chapter 11: Doing justice at the Office of the Prosecutor: portrayals of a cultural value
- Chapter 12: In defence of culture: should defences based on culture apply at the ICC?
- Chapter 13: Introducing aspects of transformative justice to the ICC through plea negotiation
- Chapter 14: Culture and sentencing at the ICC
- Chapter 15: A delicate mosaic: the ICC, culture and victims
- Chapter 16: The quest for cultural legitimacy at the ICC: a third-way approach as an appropriate response to African cultural paradigms
- Chapter 17: We will let it die on its own: culture, ideology and power at play between the United States and the ICC
- Chapter 18: Asias reluctance to join the ICC: who is jilted by whom?
- Chapter 19: Exploring legal compatibilities and pursuing cultural legitimacy: Islamic law and the ICC
- Chapter 20: Afterword: culture, genuine and juridical
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Chapter 1: Intersections of law and culture at the International Criminal Court: Introduction
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