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Extraterritorial Criminal Jurisdiction and the Cosmopolitan: A Double-Edged Sword

Danielle Ireland-Piper

in The State and Cosmopolitan Responsibilities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198800613
eISBN:
9780191840098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800613.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

The assertion of extraterritorial jurisdiction by nation states is not inherently cosmopolitan. Rather, it is a double-edged sword. This is because extraterritorial jurisdiction is capable of being ... More


The Fate of Human Rights in the Global War on Terror

Rebecca Sanders

in Plausible Legality: Legal Culture and Political Imperative in the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190870553
eISBN:
9780190870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870553.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

American officials attempted to construct the plausible legality of torture, indefinite detention, targeted killing, and mass surveillance in the global war on terror. These efforts were largely ... More


Human Rights and the Wrongs

Mohan K. Tikku

in After the Fall: Sri Lanka in Victory and War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463503
eISBN:
9780199086771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463503.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy, International Relations and Politics

Human Rights violations were so rampant through this war that it was difficult keep count. The culture of impunity was not incidental to the situation. It was advanced as an instrument of government ... More


The Border Effect

Annette Idler

in Borderland Battles: Violence, Crime, and Governance at the Edges of Colombia's War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190849146
eISBN:
9780190909550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849146.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 7 argues that borderlands in vulnerable regions magnify security challenges of violence, crime, and governance that exist across the globe. It demonstrates that, in vulnerable regions, the ... More


Mental Torture: A Critique of Erasures in US Law*

David Luban and Henry Shue

in Fighting Hurt: Rule and Exception in Torture and War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198767626
eISBN:
9780191821486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767626.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses manoeuvres by which American interrogators who employ psychological torture have been granted impunity under US law in spite of the US obligation to criminalize all torture ... More


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