Accountability for human rights atrocities in international law : beyond the Nuremberg legacy /
- Publication info:
- Oxford ; Toronto : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
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- Accountability for human rights atrocities in international law : beyond the Nuremberg legacy / Steven R. Ratner, Jason S. Abrams, James L. Bischoff.
- Main Author:
- Ratner, Steven R.
- Other Authors:
Oxford ; Toronto : Oxford University Press, 2009
- 3rd ed.
- Physical Description:
l, 483 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -472) and index.
Table of Contents
- Individual accountability for human rights abuses : historical and legal underpinnings
- Genocide and the imperfections of codification
- Crimes against humanity and the inexactitude of custom
- War crimes and the limitations of accountability for acts in armed conflict
- Other abuses incurring individual responsibility under international law
- Expanding and contracting culpability : complicity, defenses, and other barriers to criminality
- Mechanisms for accountability : framing the issues
- The forum of first resort : national tribunals
- The progeny of Nuremberg : international criminal tribunals
- Non-prosecutorial options : investigatory commissions, civil suits, immigration measures, and lustration
- Developing the case : comments on evidence and judicial assistance
- The Khmer Rouge rule over Cambodia : a historical overview
- Applying the law
- Engaging the mechanisms
- Striving for justice: the prospects for individual accountability.