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Victims and Prosecutions

Michelle Madden Dempsey

in Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562169
eISBN:
9780191705298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562169.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the rights and duties of domestic-violence victims with respect to participating in the prosecution of domestic-violence cases. First, it revisits and expands upon the ... More


Victim Participation at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Howard Morrison and Emma Pountney

in The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Law and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199687459
eISBN:
9780191767111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687459.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter first examines the rationale for victim participation. The goals of victim participation include the reparative effect on victims, the contribution to ‘truth’, and balancing the fair ... More


Rwanda's Gacaca Courts: Between Retribution and Reparation

Paul Christoph Bornkamm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694471
eISBN:
9780191738326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694471.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Rwanda's Gacaca courts provide an innovative response to the genocide of 1994. Incorporating elements of both African dispute resolution and of Western-style criminal courts, Gacaca courts are in ... More


‘We Will Not Go Away’: The Participation of Victims in International Criminal Tribunals

Stephen Cody and Eric Stover

in The President on Trial: Prosecuting Hissène Habré

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198858621
eISBN:
9780191890819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858621.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter studies the participation of victims in international criminal tribunals. Victim participation in international criminal trials has been uneven. Historically, prosecutors often have ... More


The Overcoming of Obstacles to Direct Access to Justice

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

International human rights tribunals, such as the Inter-American and the European Courts of Human Rights, have in recent years been engaged in overcoming obstacles to the individual's direct access ... More


Pre-Trial Proceedings

T. Markus Funk

in Victims' Rights and Advocacy at the International Criminal Court

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199941469
eISBN:
9780190236700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941469.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This section draws on the earlier discussion of the promises and pitfalls of the ICC’s legal provisions, as well as the realities of practice at the ICC, to sketch out trial strategies and trial ... More


Victims as a Third Party: Empowerment of Victims?

Liesbeth Zegveld

in The President on Trial: Prosecuting Hissène Habré

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198858621
eISBN:
9780191890819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858621.003.0036
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores and challenges the promise of victim participation before the International Criminal Court (ICC). Victims are a key reason for international criminal trials. Indeed, trials are ... More


Conceptualizing Restorative Justice for Hate Crime

Mark Austin Walters

in Hate Crime and Restorative Justice: Exploring Causes, Repairing Harms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199684496
eISBN:
9780191783005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684496.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 2 introduces the reader to the theory and practice of RJ. Drawing on a largely reparative conception of restorative practice, the chapter explores how dialogical and participatory responses ... More


Steps to Formal Recognition as a “Victim”

T. Markus Funk

in Victims' Rights and Advocacy at the International Criminal Court

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199941469
eISBN:
9780190236700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941469.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Rule 85(a) defines the term “victims.” Full participation at the ICC requires victims to first obtain official ICC registration. The task of becoming a registered victim, however, is more challenging ... More


Supporting Victims at Trial: Civil Parties’ Perspective

Alain Werner and Emmanuelle Marchand

in The President on Trial: Prosecuting Hissène Habré

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198858621
eISBN:
9780191890819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858621.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how victim representation worked at the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) and how it differed from other international tribunals such as the Extraordinary Chambers in the ... More


Understanding Victims’ Interests and Recognizing the Importance of Managing and Guiding Expectations

T. Markus Funk

in Victims' Rights and Advocacy at the International Criminal Court

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199941469
eISBN:
9780190236700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941469.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

The drafting of legislation containing sweeping, optimistic preambles is a far more simple undertaking than lending substantive meaning to those codified ambitions. The ICC’s articles and rules may ... More


Reparations and the Habré Trial in Context

Christoph Sperfeldt

in The President on Trial: Prosecuting Hissène Habré

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198858621
eISBN:
9780191890819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858621.003.0038
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the particular problem of victim satisfaction, considering reparations. One of the interesting features of the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) is that its victim ... More


Time (The Khmer Institute of Democracy)

Alexander Laban Hinton

in The Justice Facade: Trials of Transition in Cambodia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820949
eISBN:
9780191860607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820949.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Overview: Focusing on two in-depth case studies (Khmer Institute of Democracy (KID) and the Center for Social Development), the next two chapters unpack the genealogies of these intermediary outreach ... More


The Justice Facade: Trials of Transition in Cambodia

Alexander Hinton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820949
eISBN:
9780191860607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820949.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Is there a point to international justice? This book explores this question in Cambodia, where Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge revolutionaries committed genocide and crimes against humanity in an attempt to ... More


Holding a Pre-Trial Evidentiary Hearing to Establish the Historic Record

T. Markus Funk

in Victims' Rights and Advocacy at the International Criminal Court

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199941469
eISBN:
9780190236700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941469.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Whatever one may say about the impact of international justice and international trials when it comes to deterring future perpetrators of atrocity crimes, one of the clear benefits of such ... More


Normativity (Civil Party Testimony)

Alexander Laban Hinton

in The Justice Facade: Trials of Transition in Cambodia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820949
eISBN:
9780191860607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820949.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In Chapter 8, “Normativity,” I follow this line of discussion but focus on the understandings of less educated Cambodian civil parties, including rural villagers. The chapter focuses, in particular, ... More


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