International Criminal Law: Over-studied and Underachieving?
Van Sliedregt, E;
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
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8 J.V.H. Holtermann and M. Rask Madsen, 'European New Legal Realism and International Law: How to Make International Law Intelligible', (2015) 28 LJIL 221, at 224.
9 Prosecutor v. Perisˇ ic´ , Judgement, Case No. IT-04-81-A, A. Ch., 28 February 2013.
10 A. Coco and T. Gal, 'Losing Direction. The ICTY Appeals Chamber's Controversial Approach to Aiding and Abetting in Perisˇ ic´ ', (2014) 12 JICJ 345; L.N. Sadat, 'Can the ICTY Sˇ ainovic´ and Perisˇ ic´ Cases Be Reconciled?', (2014) 108 AJIL 475.
11 Prosecutor v. Sainovic´ et al., Judgement, Case No. IT-05-87-A, A. Ch., 23 January 2014.
12 See for instance, the debates on the (perceived) difference between co-perpetration and joint criminal enterprise: E. van Sliedregt, 'Joint Criminal Enterprise as a Pathway to Convicting Individuals for Genocide', (2007) 5 JICJ 184.
13 S. Stolk, '“The Record on Which History Will Judge Us Tomorrow”: Auto-History in the Opening Statements of International Criminal Trials', (2015) 28 LJIL 993.
21 Siems, supra note 18, at 149.
22 For instance (i) analysis that aims for a deeper understanding of the foundations of legal arguments or the validity of different sources of law; (ii) looking for what could be behind conflicting or converging doctrines; (iii) taking a comparative perspective, by (iv) formulating a normative hypothesis and testing it with available sources. See also Van Gestel, H.-W. Micklitz and M.P. Maduro, Methodoloy in the New Legal World, EUI Working paper 2012/2013, at 7.
23 R. Posner, 'The State of Legal Scholarship Today: A Comment on Schlag', (2009) 97 The Georgetown Law Journal 845. M.R. Scordato, 'Reflections on the Nature of Legal Scholarship in the Post-Realist Era', (2008) 48 Santa Clara Law Review 353, at 380.
24 M.D. Dubber, 'Comparative Criminal Law', in M. Reiman and R. Zimmermann (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Comparative Law (2006), 1288-9.