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Author Ratner, Steven R.

Title Accountability for human rights atrocities in international law : beyond the Nuremberg legacy / Steven R. Ratner, Jason S. Abrams
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997


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Description xxxv, 368 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Individual accountability for human rights abuses: historical and legal underpinnings -- Genocide and the imperfection 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: related crimes, defenses, and other barriers to criminality -- Mechanisms of accountability: framing the issues -- The forum of first resort: national tribunals -- The progeny of Nuremberg: international criminal tribunal -- Non-prosecutorial options: investigatory commissions, civil suits, and immigration measures -- 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
Notes Bibliography: p341-360. _ Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 341-360. - Includes index
Subject Crimes against humanity.
Criminal liability (International law)
Human rights.
International crimes.
Political atrocities.
Author Abrams, Jason S.
LC no. 97014441
ISBN 0198265506