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Deconstructing the Would-Be Referral: The Politics of International Justice in the Security Council

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/9780190055967.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The previous chapter ended with France’s failed attempt to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court (ICC). After briefly surveying the history of the U.N. Security Council’s ... More


The Security Council and International Crimes in Syria: A Study in Dysfunction

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/9780190055967.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 3 revisits some of the conflict history through the lens of (in)action at the U.N. Security Council, whose discursive practices, pronouncements, operational initiatives, and vetoed ... More


What Were the Implications of the Actions of the U.N. Security Council?

Daniel H. Joyner

in Iran's Nuclear Program and International Law: From Confrontation to Accord

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199377893
eISBN:
9780199377916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377893.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the implications of the U.N. Charter, to which Iran has been a party since 1945, and specifically the authority that instrument gives to the U.N. Security Council. It considers ... More


Prospects for Justice before the International Criminal Court

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/9780190055967.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 5 begins the book’s journey through the accountability matrix with the International Criminal Court (ICC). Although Russia and China vetoed the ICC referral resolution, thus preventing the ... 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 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and Developments since July 2015

Daniel H. Joyner

in Iran's Nuclear Program and International Law: From Confrontation to Accord

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199377893
eISBN:
9780199377916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377893.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter revisits the summary of the legal arguments of the two sides to the Iran nuclear dispute in Chapter 2. In light of the analysis provided in the foregoing chapters, it can be determined ... More


Moving from Nuremberg to The Hague

Theodor Meron

in Standing Up for Justice: The Challenges of Trying Atrocity Crimes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198863434
eISBN:
9780191895852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863434.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how, appalled by the glaring impunity for gross violations of international humanitarian law committed in the course of the Yugoslavia fragmentation wars in the early 1990s, the ... More


Justice in the Balkans: Prosecuting War Crimes in the Hague Tribunal

John Hagan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226312286
eISBN:
9780226312309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312309.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Called a fig leaf for inaction by many at its inception, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia has surprised its critics by growing from an unfunded U.N. Security Council ... 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


To Be or Not to Be a Strategic Trusteeship

Doloris Coulter Cogan

in We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents the author's account of writing an article for the Institute of Ethnic Affairs' monthly News Letter, explaining the difference between a “strategic” and a “nonstrategic” ... More


The Fight for Civilian Government

Doloris Coulter Cogan

in We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the support for civilian government for Guam and all Pacific islands. In an address before the Hawaiian Legislature on February 28, 1947, Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug said ... More


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