Rules, Politics, and the International Criminal Court
Committing to the Court
Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge – 12 pages
Series: Global Institutions
In this new work, Dutton examines the ICC and whether and how its enforcement mechanism influences state membership and the court’s ability to realize treaty goals, examining questions such as:
This work provides a significant contribution to the field, and will be of great interest to students and scholars of international law, international relations, international organizations and human rights.
Introduction 1. The ICC: a new kind of institution in the international human rights regime 2. Testing state commitment to the ICC 3. The United States—for justice, but against relinquishing sovereignty 4. Germany—a strong country leads the way to a Strong court 5. Canada, France, and the United Kingdom—a study in contrasts 6. Trinidad and Tobago—compliance before norms 7. Rwanda—credible threat, not credible commitment 8. Kenya—hope becomes regret 9. Conclusion
Yvonne Dutton is currently an Associate Professor at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law where she teaches International Criminal Law, Criminal Law, Federal Criminal Law, and Evidence.