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Schwöbel on the Comfort of ICL

Christine Schwöbel’s ‘The Comfort of International Criminal Law’ appears in the latest issue of Law and Critique (July 2013, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 169-191): This paper examines the changing relationship between the disciplines of international criminal law (ICL) and international human rights law; I particularly focus on the associations of the former with comfort and the latter with discomfort. It appears that a shift may be taking place in that ICL is being refashioned from a field enforcing human rights law to one which has assumed an entirely independent status. Indeed, ICL appears to be crowding out international human rights law. The inquiry begins…

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