Authors: Gennadiy Esakov, Gleb Bogush
Keywords: genocide; international crimes; International Criminal Court; international criminal law; Rome Statute
A book review: Sreto Nogo. Mezhdunarodnoe ugolovnoe pravo / per. s serbskogo A. A. Litvinskoy. SPb.: Yuridicheskiy tsentr, 2019
The subject of this review is the translation of the Serbian textbook on international criminal law. The authors of the review found that the textbook in question can be regarded as a low-quality text for the following reasons: the superficial content of the book along with extremely controversial state- ments, the presence of numerous juridical and factual errors, and the lack of reliable references to sources. Reviewers also noted the overly biased (for a textbook or a scholarly work) position of the author of the textbook on the events of the 1990s in the former Yugoslavia and on the activities of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Court. And finally, the authors of the review negatively assess the translation of the book into Russian. In general, reviewers do not recommend using this textbook.
About the authors: Gennady Esakov – Doctor of Sciences in Law, Professor, Head of Department of Criminal Law, Faculty of Law, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia; Gleb Bogush – Doctor of Sciences in Law, Associate Professor, Department of Public and Private International Law, Faculty of Law, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia.
Citation: Bogush G., Esakov G. (2019) Kogda politika glavnee nauki: Retsenziya: Sreto Nogo. Mezhdunarodnoe ugolovnoe pravo / per. s serbskogo A. A. Litvin- skoy. SPb.: Yuridicheskiy tsentr, 2019 [When Politics Prevails over the Science: A book review: Sreto Nogo. Mezhdunarodnoe ugolovnoe pravo / per. s serbskogo A. A. Litvinskoy. SPb.: Yuridicheskiy tsentr, 2019]. Mezhdunarodnoe pravosudie, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 133–136. (In Russian).