Peace and Justice at the International Criminal Court

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Peace and Justice at the
International Criminal Court
A Court of Last Resort
Errol P. Mendes, Professor of Law, University of Ottawa, Canada
‘Errol Mendes spent nearly a year as a Visiting Professional with
the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. This has given                                    TO ORDER THIS TITLE,
him a unique perspective and some special insight into the big                                        PLEASE CONTACT:
situations confronting the Court, including Darfur, Palestine and
Uganda.’                                                                                              Edward Elgar Publishing Inc.
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This authoritative book addresses the greatest challenge facing                                       Tel: (800) 390-3149
the International Criminal Court since its historic establishment                                     Fax: (802) 864-7626
in 1998: reconciling the demand for justice for the most serious
crimes known to humanity with the promotion of sustainable peace
in conflict areas around the world.                                                                   FOR FURTHER INFORMATION,
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In describing and analyzing this challenge, Errol Mendes
demonstrates that the Court is a product of centuries of global                                       The Sales & Marketing Department
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efforts to integrate peace with justice. Focusing on two important prosecutions involving
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indictments of the president and other senior officials of Sudan and a savage rebel group in          9 Dewey Court
Northern Uganda, the author argues that the choice between peace and justice is not a zero sum        Northampton, MA 01060-3815 USA
game. Based on knowledge and experience obtained during his time as a visiting professional           Tel: (413) 584-5551
at the Court, the author combines insights from Court leaders with his own analysis in his call       Fax: (413) 584-9933
for greater international cooperation with the Court in fulfilling its mandate and overcoming other
obstacles that threaten its work into the future.                                           

Scholars and students of criminal justice, international studies, political science and human         For your free catalogs email:
rights, as well as civil society groups, government officials and those working with international
justice organizations, will find in this book a unique and sophisticated perspective on this
complex dilemma.

November 2010 224 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 835 3 $99.95 •        e   978 1 84980 702 9

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