Research Perspectives on International Criminal Law

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Tuesday, June 1, 1993
The phrase “international criminal law” was coined by Jeremy Bentham in 1820. The very existence of such a branch of the law remained controversial until recently. It is hardly questionable today because of the increasing internationalization of crime and the vital needs of international cooperation in criminal matters. The growing number of treaties, attempts to codify international crime and to create an international criminal court demonstrate the living reality of this emerging branch of the law…[more]