Criminal Law

Download e-book for kindle: Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability by Francesca Lessa,Leigh A. Payne

By Francesca Lessa,Leigh A. Payne

ISBN-10: 1107025001

ISBN-13: 9781107025004

ISBN-10: 1107617332

ISBN-13: 9781107617339

This edited quantity brings jointly well-established and rising students of transitional justice to debate the endurance of amnesty within the age of human rights responsibility. the quantity makes an attempt to reframe debates, relocating past the constrained techniques of 'truth as opposed to justice' or 'stability as opposed to responsibility' within which lots of those matters were solid within the current scholarship. The theoretical and empirical contributions during this ebook provide new methods of knowing and tackling the long-lasting endurance of amnesty within the age of responsibility. as well as cross-national reviews, the amount encompasses 11 state situations of amnesty for prior human rights violations: Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Indonesia, Rwanda, South Africa, Spain, Uganda and Uruguay. the quantity is going past only describing those case reviews, but additionally considers what we examine from them when it comes to overcoming impunity and selling responsibility to give a contribution to advancements in human rights and democracy.

Show description

Read Online or Download Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability PDF

Best criminal law books

Download PDF by Catherine Burns: Sexual Violence and the Law in Japan (ASAA Women in Asia

This e-book offers a close exam of judicial decision-making in jap instances regarding sexual violence. It describes the tradition of 'eroticised violence' in Japan, which sees the female physique as culpable and the felony process which inspires homogeneity and conformity in decision-making and indicates how the felony constraints confronting ladies claiming sexual attacks are huge, immense.

Download e-book for iPad: Grundlagen und Grenzen des Folterverbotes in verschiedenen by Anja Katarina Weilert

Das absolute Verbot der Folter, wesentlicher Bestandteil der internationalen Menschenrechtsverträge des 20. Jahrhunderts, ist in jüngster Zeit in die Diskussion geraten. Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht die Reichweite des Folterverbotes auf der Ebene des Völkerrechts und am Beispiel der deutschen, israelischen und pakistanischen Rechtsvorschriften.

Eligible for Execution: The Story of the Daryl Atkins Case by Thomas G. Walker PDF

This riveting and enlightening narrative unfolds at the evening of August sixteen, 1996, with the brutal and mindless homicide of Eric Nesbitt, a tender guy stationed at Langley Air strength Base, by the hands of 18-year-old Daryl Atkins. Over the process greater than a decade, Atkins’s case has bounced among the bottom and the top degrees of the judicial approach.

Get Challenges in the Field of Economic and Financial Crime in PDF

Long ago few years, legal justice structures have confronted very important worldwide demanding situations within the box of financial and monetary crime. The 2008 monetary main issue published how strongly monetary markets and economies are interconnected and illustrated that misconduct within the financial and fiscal sectors is frequently of a systemic nature, with favourite results for a lot of sufferers.

Additional info for Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability by Francesca Lessa,Leigh A. Payne


by John
4.2

Rated 4.13 of 5 – based on 32 votes