Justice

Intergenerational Justice and the Paris Agreement

James M. Nguyen • May 11 2020 • Articles
With a broad recognition of climate change as a problematic issue area, a better response needs to be developed while keeping intergenerational justice in mind.

The Path to Authoritarianism: How do we get there?!

Patricia J. Sohn • Mar 8 2018 • Articles
Authoritarian regimes are assessed through their use of judiciaries to give legitimacy to autocratic rule, reinforcing the importance of the separation of powers doctrine

Interview – William Schabas

E-International Relations • Dec 19 2017 • Features
Prof. William Schabas discusses his new book project, the ICC’s jurisdiction, its relationship with the United States and enthusiasm for international criminal justice.

Review – Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought

James Wakefield • Apr 23 2017 • Features
While Boisen and Murray do not quite meet the aims they set themselves, their edited volume is a worthy and frequently suggestive contribution to modern political theory.

Fourteen Points on Local Courts in the U.S.

Patricia J. Sohn • Dec 27 2016 • Articles
Local judges need to be more empowered, not less, so that they can engage their training in impartial decision making based on law and principle.

Suicide Squad, Atrocity Crimes and the International Criminal Court

W. Alejandro Sanchez • Oct 19 2016 • Articles
While 'War Crimes' is a fictional story, prosecuting atrocity crimes in the real world remains a complex, and sometimes infuriatingly slow, process.

Review – The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

Peter Brett • Oct 19 2014 • Features
Some lack of definition in Alter's book does not diminish her valiant and highly successful effort to sketch the architecture of the international legal regime.

The Gacaca Courts in Rwanda: Contradictory Hybridity

Bert Ingelaere • May 4 2014 • Articles
The gacaca courts, which deal with crimes related to the 1994 genocide, are very well known, but their actual functioning and legacy remain little understood.

Reconstructing Arab States: Do Fractured Politics Require the Tools of Transitional Justice?

Anthony Chase • Jan 8 2013 • Articles
The way to clear a path towards true revolutions in the Arab world that reconstitute public spheres in more open and pluralistic ways begins with coming to terms with the past.

Silencing a Supranational Court: The Rise and Fall of the SADC Tribunal

Merran Hulse • Oct 25 2012 • Articles
Why did South Africa, a progressive democratic state that claims respect for human rights and rule of law collude with the autocratic Zimbabwean government in stifling the SADC Tribunal?

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