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Past Book Launches
Darcy, Shane. Judges, Law and War: The Judicial Development of International Humanitarian Law (2014)
'Law and War: The Judicial Development of International Humanitarian Law' the latest publication by Dr Shane Darcywas launched by Justice Theresa Doherty (Special Court for Sierra Leone) at the Irish Centre for Human Rights on Thursday, 16th October 2014
Da Costa, Karen. 'The Extraterritorial Application of Selected Human Rights Treaties' (2012)
'The Extraterritorial Application of Selected Human Rights Treaties', the latest publication of Dr. Karen da Costa, University Fellow (Teaching and Research) in Human Rights at NUI, Galway, was launched at the Irish Centre for Human Rights on Thursday, 25 April 2013 at 7pm.
Murphy, Ray. Post Conflict Peacebuilding and International Law (2012)
Professor Ray Murphy's latest publication, an edited collection on the law of international peace and security. was launched in February 2012. The book is entitled Post Conflict Peacebuilding and International Law and is published by Ashgate.
The work presents the research and analysis of scholars and experts on post conflict peace-building and international law from a variety of perspectives. The selected essays examine the difficulties of precisely defining both concepts of peace-keeping and peace-building and consider the major challenges in making international administrations accountable, while also ensuring the involvement of the international community in helping rebuild communities and preventing the resurgence of violence.
Darcy Shane and Powderly, Joseph (Eds.) Judicial Creativity at the International Criminal Tribunals(2010)
Friday 11 February 2011 at 5:00 pm at the Irish Centre for Human Rights.
Oxford University Press have just published Judicial Creativity at the International Criminal Tribunals, a collection of essays edited by Dr Shane Darcy, a lecturer at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, and Joe Powderly, a researcher at the TMC Asser Institute and a doctoral candidate at the Centre. This edited collection examines the contribution made by the judges of the Yugoslavia and Rwanda Tribunals to the development of international criminal law at an important juncture in the field. As the caseload grows for the International Criminal Court and the international criminal justice project continues to flourish, it is important to take stock of the achievements to date of international criminal bodies. This collection of essays provides a thoughtful analysis by judges, practitioners, and scholars of international criminal law of the profound changes in the field enacted by the judges of the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the Former Yugoslavia.