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An Apolitical or a Political Institution? The Exercise of Prosecutorial Discretion

Rachel Kerr

in The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: An Exercise in Law Politics and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199263059
eISBN:
9780191601422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263051.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the prosecutorial discretion exercised by three incumbents in the post of Chief Prosecutor in the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: Justice Richard ... More


The Valori Family and Machiavelli's Portraits of Francesco il vecchio

Mark Jurdjevic

in Guardians of Republicanism: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199204489
eISBN:
9780191708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204489.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter Three analyses the Valori family's friendship with Niccolò Machiavelli. It considers Niccolò Valori's political support of Machiavelli, their common fortunes following the restoration of the ... More


The Right to be Informed of the Nature and Cause of the Charges: A Potentially Formidable Jurisprudential Legacy

Wayne Jordash and John Coughlan

in Judicial Creativity at the International Criminal Tribunals

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591466
eISBN:
9780191595585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591466.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter highlights the evolution of the ad hoc Tribunals' approach to the specificity of indictments. This is an issue at the very heart of the fairness of international criminal justice and ... More


The Chief Judgeship and World War II

Gerald Gunther

in Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195377774
eISBN:
9780199869374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter details Learned Hand's accession to chief judgeship after fifteen years as circuit court judge. He gained the position not as a reward for outstanding work, but automatically: the ... More


Procedure

Mohamed Shahabuddeen

in International Criminal Justice at the Yugoslav Tribunal: A Judge's Recollection

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199670826
eISBN:
9780191751523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670826.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the procedures of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), covering indictment, evidence, fairness, and procedural issues before the Appeals ... More


Indictments

Jeffrey Locke

in International Prosecutors

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199554294
eISBN:
9780191751691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554294.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter is organized as follows. Section 2 examines several of the more complex issues facing prosecutors in the indictment process from Nuremberg to the present. Section 3 discusses the legal ... More


Arrest and Detention

Cedric Ryngaert

in International Prosecutors

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199554294
eISBN:
9780191751691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554294.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the problem of securing arrest and detention. As international prosecutors know all too well, it is one thing to issue an indictment (and warrant of arrest) but another to get ... More


Harry Truman and the Election of 1948: The Coming of Age of Civil Rights in American Politics

Harvard Sitkoff

in Toward Freedom Land: The Long Struggle for Racial Equality in America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125831
eISBN:
9780813135526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125831.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the author's critique of President Harry Truman as, at best, a reluctant champion of civil rights, pressured by forces beyond his control. This chapter concludes, nevertheless, ... More


Events Preceding Trial

Robert G. Lawson

in Who Killed Betty Gail Brown?: Murder, Mistrial, and Mystery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174624
eISBN:
9780813174655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174624.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

On the basis of a sworn affidavit from Captain Cravens showing reasonable grounds for believing that Alex Arnold had murdered Betty Gail Brown, Judge Richard P. Moloney of Lexington’s Police Court ... More


Real Justice, in Time: The Initial Indictment of Milošević

Clint Williamson

in The Milošević Trial: An Autopsy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199795840
eISBN:
9780199345274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795840.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents an account of Milošević indictment. Under the theory of superior responsibility, Milošević was charged in his de jure role as president of the FRY and Supreme Commander of the ... More


Slow Poison: Joinder and the Death of Milošević

Gideon Boas

in The Milošević Trial: An Autopsy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199795840
eISBN:
9780199345274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795840.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the decision to join the Milošević indictments. The Milošević case was actually three conjoined trials emerging from separate indictments relating to crimes committed in ... More


Trial and Execution

Michael F. Graham

in The Blasphemies of Thomas Aikenhead: Boundaries of Belief on the Eve of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634262
eISBN:
9780748653454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634262.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter talks about the trial and execution of Thomas Aikenhead. The trial convened in Edinburgh's tolbooth on 23 December 1696, after several delays for reasons that may have involved locating ... More


Women Causing Trouble

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0014
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the behavior of women in Deir al-Medina, focusing on those who caused trouble. It begins by wondering how the Deir al-Medina men viewed their own behavior as compared to female ... More


Indictment, Trial, and Sentencing

Lauren A. McCarthy

in Trafficking Justice: How Russian Police Enforce New Laws, from Crime to Courtroom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453892
eISBN:
9781501701375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453892.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter focuses on the final stages of a trafficking case, the indictment and trial. At this stage, the case would be reviewed by several court officials before moving the case forward as human ... More


Can the President Be Charged with a Crime?

Andrew Coan

in Prosecuting the President: How Special Prosecutors Hold Presidents Accountable and Protect the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190943868
eISBN:
9780190948184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943868.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What if a sitting president accepted illegal foreign campaign donations or sought to obstruct an ongoing federal investigation? Could he be charged with a crime? The conventional wisdom is no, but ... More


The Trials

Daniel Unowsky

in The Plunder: The 1898 Anti-Jewish Riots in Habsburg Galicia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780804799829
eISBN:
9781503606104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799829.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 4 turns to the search for justice. The Galician courts, closely watched by the Ministry of Justice in Vienna, assessed personal responsibility for individual acts of violence and disturbance ... More


Listen to Dr. Jive

Bruce Bastin and Kip Lornell

in The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032769
eISBN:
9781617032776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032769.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Joe Davis’s work with the song “Listen to Dr. Jive” with vocals by Dean Barlow. It explains that although the song was not released until 1983, Davis took the precaution of ... More


The Civil Remedy for Genocide

Augustine Brannigan

in Beyond the Banality of Evil: Criminology and Genocide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674626
eISBN:
9780191766893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674626.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The rise of the restorative justice movement has created interest in remedies for genocide and analogous crimes other than individual criminal indictment and retribution. These include reparations ... More


“Socialism on Trial”: July 1–November 18, 1941

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

in Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479851942
eISBN:
9781479891627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479851942.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Chapter 3 explores the history of the Justice Department’s securing indictments against the twenty-nine Trotskyists on July 15 and the first half of the trial, which began on October 27. It also ... More


Records of the Witchcraft Trials: Dittays

Lawrence Normand and Gareth Roberts

in Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland: James' VI's Demonology and the North Berwick Witches

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859896801
eISBN:
9781781380871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859896801.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents the dittays of four people accused of witchcraft from December 1590 to June 1591, and were tried before the justiciary court in Endiburgh. The accused were John Fian, Agnes ... More


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