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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
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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