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Fact-finding without facts : the uncertain evidentiary foundations of international criminal convictions / Nancy Amoury Combs.

By: Combs, Nancy A, 1965-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: KZ7422 .C66 2013Publication: Cambridge [U.K.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013Description: xi, 420 p.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2010.ISBN: 9781107699717; 1107699711.Subject(s): International Criminal Court | Evidence, Criminal (International law) | International criminal courts
Contents:
1. The evidence supporting international criminal convictions -- 2. Questions unanswered : international witnesses and the information unconveyed -- 3. The educational, linguistic, and cultural impediments to accurate fact-finding at the international tribunals -- 4. Of inconsistencies and their explanations -- 5. Perjury : the counternarrative -- 6. Expectations unfulfilled : the consequences of the fact-finding impediments -- 7. Casual indifference : the trial chambers' treatment of testimonial deficiencies -- 8. Organizational liability revived : the pro-conviction bias explained -- 9. Help needed : practical suggestions and procedural reforms to improve fact-finding accuracy -- 10. Assessing the status quo : they are not doing what they say they are doing but is what they are doing worth doing?.
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Reprint. Originally published: 2010.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. The evidence supporting international criminal convictions -- 2. Questions unanswered : international witnesses and the information unconveyed -- 3. The educational, linguistic, and cultural impediments to accurate fact-finding at the international tribunals -- 4. Of inconsistencies and their explanations -- 5. Perjury : the counternarrative -- 6. Expectations unfulfilled : the consequences of the fact-finding impediments -- 7. Casual indifference : the trial chambers' treatment of testimonial deficiencies -- 8. Organizational liability revived : the pro-conviction bias explained -- 9. Help needed : practical suggestions and procedural reforms to improve fact-finding accuracy -- 10. Assessing the status quo : they are not doing what they say they are doing but is what they are doing worth doing?.

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