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Truth, Justice, Memory, and Democratization in the Southern Cone

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines how Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile fared with truth and justice policies after the transition from authoritarian rule, looking at the issue from an institutional and ... More


The Long and Tortuous Path to Military Amnesty and the Referendum in Uruguay, 1985–1989

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this first chapter of Part III of the book (Truth and Justice under Successor Democratic Regimes), an examination is made of how the issues of truth and justice were dealt with under democratic ... More


Postscript: Reconceiving Response to Crime

Hyman Gross

in Crime and Punishment: A Concise Moral Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644711
eISBN:
9780191738944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644711.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter suggests a radical reorientation in understanding our response to crime. It calls for placing emphasis on the feelings we have in response to crime. Our response to crime must take its ... More


Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Anja Seibert-Fohr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

Criminal punishment is increasingly regarded as a necessary element of human rights protection. There is a growing conviction at the international level that those responsible for the most serious ... More


Introduction

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the growing relevance of prosecution in international law and outlines this historical development. With the increased emphasis on criminal matters, a critical question of ... More


Universal Jurisdiction: International and Municipal Legal Perspectives

Luc Reydams

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274260
eISBN:
9780191719158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274260.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

After centuries of near dormancy, the concept of ‘universal jurisdiction’ has suddenly become an important legal tool in the international campaign against impunity, most prominently in high-profile ... More


Negotiating Out of ConflictExternal Interventions in Africa

Mark Anstey

in The Slippery Slope to Genocide: Reducing Identity Conflicts and Preventing Mass Murder

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199791743
eISBN:
9780199919222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791743.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores dimensions of identity conflicts in Africa and dilemmas of external intervention in such conflicts. Poverty is key to understanding conflict in the region, but in the context of ... More


Challenges to Civil Rights Guarantees in India

SAHRDC

A.G Noorani (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074144
eISBN:
9780199080823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074144.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Civil liberty is a complex issue with unchanging fundamentals. Cases that were decided hundreds of years ago yield principles that are still applicable and relevant today. India used to have a rich ... More


Making the International Criminal Court a Global Reality through Cooperation

Theodor Meron

in The Making of International Criminal Justice: The View from the Bench: Selected Speeches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608935
eISBN:
9780191729706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608935.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Cooperation is an important aspect of the International Criminal Court's (ICC) task: ‘to put an end to impunity for the perpetrators’ of ‘the most serious crimes of concern to the international ... More


War and Peace in Somalia: National Grievances, Local Conflict and Al-Shabaab

Michael Keating and Matt Waldman (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190947910
eISBN:
9780190055929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

For the last thirty years Somalia has experienced violence and upheaval. Today, the international effort to help Somalis build a federal state and achieve stability is challenged by deep-rooted ... More


Impunity

A.G. Noorani and South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre

in Challenges to Civil Rights Guarantees in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074144
eISBN:
9780199080823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074144.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Although the Indian Constitution protects the rights to life, personal liberty, and freedom from basic human rights violations, widespread impunity exists for police, security, and other government ... More


Getting to a Global Constitution Expanding Human Rights Law: The Application of the No-Impunity Principle to Tax Fraud Offences

Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190923846
eISBN:
9780190923860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923846.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The expansion of the global constitutional principle of no-impunity and its application to serious violations of social and economic rights are part of the process of constitutionalization of global ... More


Epilogue: “The Bones Will Tell Us What Happened”

Alexander Aviña

in Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199936571
eISBN:
9780199345830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936571.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The epilogue explores the effects and ravages of the “Dirty War” that continue to haunt Guerrero some forty years after soldiers killed Lucio Cabañas. For many in contemporary Guerrero, the episodes ... More


How Should Responsibility for Regulation Be Allocated?

Kevin E. Davis

in Between Impunity and Imperialism: The Regulation of Transnational Bribery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190070809
eISBN:
9780190070830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070809.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The OECD paradigm’s expansive approach to jurisdiction has advantages in terms of effectiveness and legitimacy, but, by inviting multiple enforcement agencies to intervene in individual cases, it ... More


The Contestation of Value-Based Norms: Confirmation or Erosion of International Law?

Tiyanjana Maluwa

in The International Rule of Law: Rise or Decline?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843603
eISBN:
9780191879395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843603.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter discusses the concepts of shared values and value-based norms. It examines two areas of international law that provide illustrative examples of contestation of value-based norms: the ... More


The Eye of the Beholder? The Contestation of Values and International Law: Comment on Tiyanjana Maluwa

Andrea Liese and Nina Reiners

in The International Rule of Law: Rise or Decline?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843603
eISBN:
9780191879395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843603.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter comments on Tiyanjana Maluwa’s analysis of the contestation of value-based norms. It first, referring to the metaphor of the ‘eyes of the beholder’ and the song by Metallica with the same ... More


The Taricco Affair: A Dialogue Between the Deaf and the Dumb. A Proposal to Strengthen Cooperation Between the ECJ and National Courts

Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190072506
eISBN:
9780190072520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072506.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The author addresses “the dialogue between the deaf and the dumb” that occurred between the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and the Italian Constitutional Court (ItCC) regarding the Taricco affair. ... More


Courts, Criminal Procedures, and Deterrence

Marcelo Bergman

in More Money, More Crime: Prosperity and Rising Crime in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190608774
eISBN:
9780190608804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608774.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Economic Sociology

This chapter studies the performance of Latin American criminal courts and prosecutor offices in fighting crime and instilling deterrence and systematically analyzes one of the critical and ... More


“A Problem from Hell”: From Paradise Lost to the Responsibility to Protect

Christopher N. Warren

in Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198719342
eISBN:
9780191788550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719342.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that Milton in Paradise Lost rejects Westphalian distinctions between inside and outside and puts human jurisdiction over tyranny at the center of his epic jurisprudence. The ... More


Conclusion

Edward Chukwuemeke Okeke

in Jurisdictional Immunities of States and International Organizations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611231
eISBN:
9780190611262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611231.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The conclusion makes the case that the jurisdictional immunities of States and international organizations are not only sustainable but also necessary for international relations and cooperation. ... More


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