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The hidden histories of war crimes trials

Author: Kevin Jon Heller; Gerry J Simpson
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Several instances of war crimes trials are familiar to all scholars, but in order to advance understanding of the development of international criminal law, it is important to provide a full range of evidence from less-familiar trials. This book therefore provides an essential resource for a more comprehensive overview, uncovering and exploring some of the lesser-known war crimes trials that have taken place in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Legal Canadiana
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Jon Heller; Gerry J Simpson
ISBN: 9780199671144 0199671141
OCLC Number: 828415709
Description: xxv, 463 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: History of Histories / Gerry Simpson --
The Trial of Peter von Hagenbach: Reconciling History, Historiography and International Criminal Law / Gregory S. Gordon --
A Supranational Criminal Tribunal for the Colonial Era: The Franco-Siamese Mixed Court / Benjamin E. Brockman-Hawe --
The Ottoman State Special Military Tribunal for the Genocide of the Armenians: 'Doing Government Business' / Jennifer Balint --
Justice for No-Land's Men? The United States Military Trials against Spanish Kapos in Mauthausen and Universal Jurisdiction / Rosa Ana Alija-Fernández --
A Narrative of Justice and the (Re)Writing of History: Lessons Learned from World War II French Trials / Dov Jacobs --
The Bordeaux Trial: Prosecuting the Oradour-sur-Glane Massacre / Frédéric Mégret --
Capitalism's Victor's Justice? The Hidden Stories Behind the Prosecution of Industrialists Post-WWII / Grietje Baars --
Eisentrager 's (Forgotten) Merits: Military Jurisdiction and Collateral Habeas / Stephen I. Vladeck --
Making Peace with the Past: The Federal Republic of Germany's Accountability for World War II Massacres Before the Italian --
Supreme Court: The Civitella Case / Benedetta Faedi Duramy --
Trying Communism through International Criminal Law? The Experiences of the Hungarian Historical Justice Trials / Tamás Hoffman --
Competing Histories: Soviet War Crimes in the Baltic States / Rain Liivoja --
Universal Jurisdiction: Confl ict and Controversy in Norway / Julia Selman-Ayetey --
Reading the Shadows of History: The Turkish and Ethiopian 'Internationalized' Domestic Crime Trials / Jackson Nyamuya Maogoto --
Mass Trials and Modes of Criminal Responsibility for International Crimes: The Case of Ethiopia / Firew Kebede Tiba --
War Crimes Trials, 'Victor's Justice' and Australian Military Justice in the Aftermath of the Second World War / Georgina Fitzpatrick --
Justice for 'Asian' Victims: The Australian War Crimes Trials of the Japanese, 1945-51 / Narrelle Morris --
Dirty War Crimes: Jurisdictions of Memory and International Criminal Law / Peter D. Rush --
The Crime of Aggression: From the Trial of Takashi Sakai, August 1946, to the Kampala Review Conference on the ICC in 2010 / Roger S. Clark --
'Germans are the Lords and Poles are the Servants':The Trial of Arthur Greiser in Poland, 1946 / Mark A. Drumbl --
The Finnish War-Responsibility Trial in 1945-6: The Limits of Ad Hoc Criminal Justice? / Immi Tallgren.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin Jon Heller and Gerry Simpson.
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Several war crimes trials are well-known to scholars, but others have received far less attention. This book assesses a number of these little-studied trials to recognise institutional innovations,  Read more...

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Heller and Simpson's work is an outstanding accomplishment since it throws light on many themes that were previously rarely explored. * Milan Kuhli, European Journal of International Law *

 
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