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Reporting Justice

Law Supplemental Readings

Law Supplemental Readings

LAW MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW

Ronald C. Slye and Beth Van Schaack, Essentials: International Criminal Law (Austin, Texas:  Wolters Kluwer, 2009).

Aryeh Neier, War Crimes:  Brutality, Terror and the Search for Justice (New York:  Times Books & Random House, 1998).

Alexander Zahar and Goran Sluiter, International Criminal Law:  A Critical Introduction (Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2007).

Yoram Dinstein, The Conduct of Hostilities under the Law of International Armed Conflict (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2004).

Steven R. Ratner and Jason S. Abrams, Accountability for Human Rights Atrocities in International Law (Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2001).

Michael W. Reisman and Chris T. Antoniou (eds), The Laws of War:  A Comprehensive Collection of Primary Documents on International Laws Governing Armed Conflict (New York:  Vintage Books, 1994).

Rama Mani, Beyond Retribution: Seeking Justice in the Shadows of War (Cambridge:  Polity Press, 2002).

Judith Lewis Herman, Trauma and Recovery:  The Aftermath of Violence—from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror (New York:  Basic Books, 1992).

Yoram Dinstein, War, Aggression and Self-Defense (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005).

LAW MODULE 2: WAR CRIMES

Adam Roberts and Richard Guelff, Documents on the Laws of War (Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2000).

Larry May, War Crimes and Just War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2007).

LAW MODULE 3: CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY

Mark B. Harmon and Fregal Gaynor, “Prosecuting Massive Crimes with Primitive Tools:  Three Difficulties Encountered by Prosecutors in International Proceedings,” Journal of International Criminal Justice 2 (2004):  403-426.

Geoffrey Robertson, Crimes Against Humanity:  The Struggle for Global Justice (New York:  The New Press, 2007).

M. Cherif Bassiouni, Crimes Against Humanity in International Criminal Law (Kluwer Law International, 2nd rev. edition, 1999).

LAW MODULE 4: GENOCIDE

Samantha Power, A Problem from Hell:  America and the Age of Genocide (New York:  Basic Books, 2002).

George J. Andreopoulous, Genocide:  Conceptual and Historical Dimensions (Philadelphia:  University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994).

Israel W. Charny, Encyclopedia of Genocide (Santa Barbara:  ABC-Clio Inc., 1999).

Ben Kiernan, Blood and Soil:  A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur (New Haven:  Yale University Press, 2007).

Noelle Qugnivet, “The Report of the International Commission of Inquiry on Darfur: The Question of Genocide,” Human Rights Review 7 (2006): 38, available at http://www.springerlink.com/content/7pd3mejh5ptng28t/fulltext.pdf (providing a detailed overview of the elements of genocide, and recent atrocities committed in Darfur).