The editor's well-crafted format facilitates ease of reference-designed with the busy reader in mind, given the Herculean nature of this incredibly comprehensive book...The margins' numbered paragraphs yield the ability to more readily peruse and cross-reference specific subsections within the overall project. This useful organizational device greatly enhances both access and ease of reference to this lively account of the Statute's objectives. The exponentially footnoted support makes this new edition a veritable researcher's dream. American Society of International Law Newsletter Issue 39, May 09 Clearly written by experts in the field, skillfully edited, the commentary will prove indispenable to any serious scholar or practitioner of international criminal law.One may hope that. we will wait much less than nine years for the third edition of this important work. Björn Elberling German Yearbook of International Law Vol. 51, 2008 The commentary is a valauble help for all practitioners and scholars dealing with the Rome Statue. The European Legal Forum 1-2009 ...indispensable for both academic international lawyers and practitioners, whether at public service or in private practice. Alexander Orakhelashvili European Journal of International Law Vol 20, No 2, April 2009 the 'Triffterer' is still the best commentary on the ICC available on the market at this time and will be useful for practitioners Koninklijke Brill International Criminal Law Review 9 2009
About the Author
Otto Triffterer is Professor Emeritus of the University of Salzburg.