Atrocities On Trial

Author: Patricia Heberer
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803210841
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These essays are organised into four sections, dealing with the history of war crime trials from Weimar Germany to just after World War II, the sometimes diverging Allied attempts to come to terms with the Nazi concentration camp system, ...

Making The American Century

Author: Bruce J. Schulman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199323968
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On other ways of framing what this presentation calls the “Nuremberg idea,” see
Leila N. Sadat, “The Nuremberg Paradox,” American Journal of Comparative Law
58(1), (Winter 2010), 151–204; Donald Bloxham, “Milestones and Mythologies:
The Impact of Nuremberg,” in Atrocities on Trial: Historical Perspectives on the
Politics of Prosecuting War Crimes, Patricia Heberer and Jürgen Matthäus, eds. (
University of Nebraska Press, 2008); for an assessment by a reporter present at
the ...

Crimes Of State Past And Present

Author: David M. Crowe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317986822
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The Cambodian Special Tribunal for the Punishment of Crimes against Humanity
by the Khmer Rouge Wolfgang Form After a two-year tug-of-war between the US,
the UN, and Phnom Penh, the Cambodian government, supported by massive
international intervention, brought some of those accused of committing Khmer
Rouge atrocities to trial before an independent court. The atrocities, which verged
on genocide, were perpetrated between 1975 and 1979. The plan was to create
a ...

Atrocity And American Military Justice In Southeast Asia

Author: Louise Barnett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135172358
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This book is an examination of American army legal proceedings that resulted from a series of moments when soldiers in a war zone crossed a line between performing their legitimate functions and committing crimes against civilians, or ...

Eichmann In Jerusalem

Author: Hannah Arendt
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101007167
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And the more “the calamity of the Jewish people in this generation” unfolded and
the more grandiose Mr. Hausner's rhetoric became, the paler and more ghostlike
became the figure in the glass booth, and no finger-wagging: “And there sits the
monster responsible for all this,” could shout him back to life. It was precisely the
play aspect of the trial that collapsed under the weight of the hair-raising
atrocities. A trial resembles a play in that both begin and end with the doer, not
with the ...

Unimaginable Atrocities

Author: William Schabas
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199653070
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In his opening address at the Nuremberg trial, the American Prosecutor Robert
Jackson said: 'That four great nations, flushed with victory and stung with injury
stay the hand of vengeance and voluntarily submit their captive enemies to the
judgment of the law is one of the most significant tributes that Power has ever
paid to Reason.'1 Jackson's colleague on the United States Supreme Court,
Harlan Fiske Stone, was less enthusiastic. He called the International Military
Tribunal a 'high ...

The Nuremberg Trials International Criminal Law Since 1945

Author: Lawrence Raful
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110944847
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In Kharkov in December 1943, the Soviets conducted the first domestic trial of
Germans accused of atrocities.27 The defendants consisted of a military
intelligence captain, an SS lieutenant, a police private, and a Russian
collaborator who chauffeured the Kharkov Gestapo.28 The Soviet prosecution in
the Kharkov trial invoked the theme of collective complicity in that the atrocities
committed by the defendants were "links in a long chain of crimes... committed by
the German invaders on ...

Arcs Of Global Justice

Author: Margaret M. DeGuzman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190272651
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Serbia and the Provision of Evidence for the Slobodan Miloševic Trial at the ICTY
trials have standard legal objectives: to punish perpetrators, to deliver justice for
victims, and to deter the future commission of crimes. Such trials also have '
extralegal' objectives, such as bringing reconciliation, truth telling, and
documenting history. for extralegal objectives, the trial record itself—not just
verdicts of 'guilty' or ...

The Structural Prevention Of Mass Atrocities

Author: Stephen McLoughlin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113459397X
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trial. and. error. In the early years of its independence, Zambia appeared to be a
country doomed to fail. Landlocked and poor, its economic fortunes were firmly in
the hands of three minority-white-ruled countries – Rhodesia, South Africa and
Mozambique. By contrast, Zambia's 'non-racialist' democratic regime left no room
for regional complacency, and soon it was supporting guerrilla movements in
Rhodesia and Portuguese Africa, inviting an uncertain economic path already
made ...