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Codifying Mercy: Judicial Reform, Affective Process, and Judge’s Knowledge

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the final version of the penal code, passed only in 2013. Since just after the Iranian Revolution, this is the first set of transformative revisions in substantive criminal law. ... More


Seeking Reconciliation: Sentimental Reasoning and Reconciled Duties

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter studies the operations of the Iranian criminal law and analyzes how the procedural administration of the law animates the shariʻa. Iranian criminal laws provide many avenues for victims ... More


Introduction: Crimtorts and Lifeworlds

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the work of forbearance in Iran's criminal justice system. In Iran, the codification of forbearance emerges from a hybrid crimtort justice system, ... More


Federal Sovereignty

Gregory Ablavsky

in Federal Ground: Governing Property and Violence in the First U.S. Territories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190905699
eISBN:
9780190905729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905699.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In the territories, the federal government confronted what it regarded as endemic violence between Natives and U.S. citizens based on long-standing racial animosity. At the urging of Secretary of War ... More


Abolition of Section 218 of the Criminal Code?: Reflections on the Current Debate about the Prohibition of Abortion in German Criminal Law [1971]

Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde, Mirjam Künkler, and Tine Stein

in Religion, Law, and Democracy: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198818632
eISBN:
9780191859588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818632.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In this 1971 article, Böckenförde investigates German abortion law in the light of contemporaneous public debates about the reform of the at this time almost 100-year-old Section 218 of the German ... More


EU security and counter-terrorism policies and human rights

Mikaela Heikkilä and Elina Pirjatanniemi

in The European Union and Human Rights: Law and Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198814191
eISBN:
9780191904240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814191.003.0021
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Numerous terrorist attacks both within and outside the European Union (EU or the Union) have prompted the Union to increasingly act in the field of counter-terrorism. Since the adoption of the ... More


Fighting the Scourge of International Crime: The Internationalization of Policing and Criminal Law in Interwar Europe

David Petruccelli

in Remaking Central Europe: The League of Nations and the Former Habsburg Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198854685
eISBN:
9780191888885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854685.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines initiatives to organize the global fight against international crime, which emerged in Central and Eastern Europe in the 1920s and which by the 1930s posed an alternative to the ... More


Epilogue: Diversity, Inclusion, and Legitimacy in International Courts and Tribunals: Insights from Within, Perspectives from the Periphery—An Island Girl Speaks

Janet M Nosworthy

in Identity and Diversity on the International Bench: Who is the Judge?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870753
eISBN:
9780191913365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870753.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Starting from the author’s own experience, this chapter discusses identity and legitimacy with reference to international judges from minority groups, asking whether the composition of international ... More


Tanzanian Criminal Law

Peter H. Reid

in Every Hill a Burial Place: The Peace Corps Murder Trial in East Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179988
eISBN:
9780813179995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179988.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History

“If a Person is convicted of murder, the death penalty is obligatory.” Although Tanzanian criminal law is derived from the British colonial legal system, by the time of trial changes had been made. ... More


The Contribution of Women Judges and Prosecutors to the Development of International Criminal Law

Teresa Doherty

in Identity and Diversity on the International Bench: Who is the Judge?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870753
eISBN:
9780191913365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870753.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Few female judges were appointed to the benches of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), and Special Court for ... More


Imagining Justice for Syria

Beth Van Schaack

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190055967
eISBN:
9780190055974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055967.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book situates the war in Syria within the actual and imagined system of international criminal justice. It explores the legal impediments and diplomatic challenges that have led to the fatal ... More


Specifying the Proportionality Test and the Standard of Due Precaution: Problems of Prognostic Assessment in Determining the Meaning of “May Be Expected” and “Anticipated”

Stefan Oeter

in Necessity and Proportionality in International Peace and Security Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197537374
eISBN:
9780197537404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537374.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the challenging legal and operational issues raised by the proportionality requirement to assess the legality of collateral damage. Specifically, the chapter engages closely ... More


Introduction: Syria’s Challenge to the Promise of International Justice

Beth Van Schaack

Michael N. Schmitt, Shane R. Reeves, Winston S. Williams, and Sasha Radin (eds)

in Imagining Justice for Syria

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190055967
eISBN:
9780190055974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055967.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter introduces the conflict in Syria, the various impediments to justice, and the book’s broad themes, including the observation that the paralysis in the U.N. Security Council has spurred a ... More


The Legal Requirements for Disclosure and Consent: History and Current Status

Jessica W. Berg, Paul S. Appelbaum, Charles W. Lidz, and Lisa S. Parker

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195126778
eISBN:
9780197561386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195126778.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Medical Ethics

The translation of ethical principles into concrete requirements for physicians’ behavior has been largely a function of the courts (usually state, ... More


Legal System Reform

Leigh Goodmark

in Transgender Intimate Partner Violence: A Comprehensive Introduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479830428
eISBN:
9781479829095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830428.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Historically, intimate partner violence (IPV) laws were limited, gendered, and cisnormative. While legal recourse for transgender people has evolved over recent decades, there is room for the legal ... More


Conclusion

Beth Van Schaack

Michael N. Schmitt, Shane R. Reeves, Winston S. Williams, and Sasha Radin (eds)

in Imagining Justice for Syria

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190055967
eISBN:
9780190055974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055967.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The book’s conclusion offers a number of overarching observations about the prospects of justice for Syria and highlights a few bright spots on an otherwise rather bleak landscape. These grounds for ... More


Forgiveness Sanctioned: Affective Faith in Healing

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter evaluates the heavy burden of the decision that is placed on victims' families. While such decisions might appear as sudden moments, they emerge, rather, from a charged atmosphere ... More


Intelligence, Empire, and Terror: The British Experience

Mary S. Barton

in Counterterrorism Between the Wars: An International History, 1919-1937

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198864042
eISBN:
9780191896330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864042.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The passage to India of small arms, which often accompanied revolutionary ideas, was central to London’s concerns about the proliferation of arms prior to and after the 1919 Arms Traffic Convention. ... More


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