VI. Additional Materials


Carter, Ellis, & Jalloh, The International Criminal Court in an Effective Global Justice System (2016)[available online with subscription]

  • This book analyzes the interactions of international criminal tribunals established since the 1990s with international, national and regional bodies, making recommendations for the International Criminal Court (ICC) as it goes forward. Placing the core issues within the statutory framework of the Rome Statute and major policy considerations, the authors examine ways in which the ICC can best coordinate with other accountability mechanisms on national and regional prosecutions, the UN Security Council, cooperation on the enforcement of arrest warrants, national non-judicial processes and amicus briefs from non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Du Plessis, African Guide to International Criminal Justice (2008) [available for free online]

  • The African Guide to International Criminal Justice provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction for government legal and judicial officers, the police and practising lawyers in African states to the subject of international criminal law and recent developments in the field.

Cherif Bassiouni, Introduction to International Criminal Law (2003) [unavailable online without purchase]

  • This textbook covers the history, nature, and sources of international criminal law; the ratione personae; ratione materiae–sources of substantive international criminal law; the indirect enforcement system; the direct enforcement system; the function of the international criminal court; rules of procedure and evidence applicable to international criminal proceedings; and the future of international criminal law.

Sellers & Tomaszewski, The Rule of Law in Comparative Perspective, Jus Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice (2010) [unavailable online without purchase; however, much of the book is viewable online for free on Google books]

  • This text compares the different conceptions of the rule of law that have developed in different legal cultures. Lawyers and legal scholars from various legal systems describe the social purposes and practical applications of the rule of law, and how it might be improved in the varied circumstances of their own courts and politics.