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International humanitarian law and international criminal law

Susan Breau

in Q & A Revision Guide International Law 2013 and 2014

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199661961
Published online October 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191764295 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/he/9780199661961.003.0016

Series: Law Questions & Answers

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The Q&A series offer the best preparation for tackling exam questions. Each book includes typical questions, bullet-pointed answer plans and suggested answers, author commentary and illustrative diagrams and flowcharts. This chapter presents sample exam questions about international humanitarian law and international criminal law. These questions ask the student to discuss the definition of international humanitarian law and to display a general knowledge of the 1907 Hague Regulations and the 1949 Geneva Conventions and their 1977 Additional Protocols. The student is required to answer questions on the nature of international criminal law, which criminalizes violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law. There is also a question on the development of international criminal tribunals which requires knowledge of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

Keywords: international law; international criminal tribunals; Hague Regulations; Geneva Conventions

Chapter.  6533 words. 

Subjects: International Law ; Study and Revision

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