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Volume II, s.8 Enforcement, 44 Imprisonment

Claus Kreß, Göran Sluiter

From: The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Edited By: Professor Antonio Cassese, Professor Paola Gaeta, Mr John R.W.D. Jones

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 03 March 2024

Imprisonment — Prosecution
The enforcement of sentences of imprisonment after the trials of Nuremberg and Tokyo marks the first step on the path to the enforcement regime of the ICC. It is useful to identify similarities and differences between the enforcement regimes of Nuremberg and Tokyo and some lessons may be drawn from these experiences. We shall then turn to the inter-State practice prior to Rome. The study of the main features of that practice is helpful in two respects. First, it reveals the origin of most of the concepts relevant to understanding the enforcement regimes of the...
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