The Resource American immunity : war crimes and the limits of international law, Patrick Hagopian

American immunity : war crimes and the limits of international law, Patrick Hagopian

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American immunity : war crimes and the limits of international law
Title
American immunity
Title remainder
war crimes and the limits of international law
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Hagopian
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 2000 Congress attempted to close the jurisdictional gap with passage of the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act. The effectiveness of that legislation is still in question, however, since it remains unclear how willing civilian American juries will be to convict veterans for conduct in foreign war zones."--pub. desc
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DLC
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Hagopian, Patrick
Index
index present
LC call number
KF7745
LC item number
.H34 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Culture, politics, and the cold war
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • My Lai Massacre (Vietnam : 1968)
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Veterans
  • Retired military personnel
  • Military privileges and immunities
  • War crimes
  • My Lai Massacre, Vietnam, 1968
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Atrocities
  • Military privileges and immunities
  • Retired military personnel
  • Veterans
  • War crimes
  • United States
  • Vietnam
Label
American immunity : war crimes and the limits of international law, Patrick Hagopian
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-244) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"A very simple provision" : the uniform code of military justice and the jurisdictional gap -- "Treaty law" and "murdering wives" : the widening of the jurisdictional gap -- "A very undesirable situation" : Sam Ervin and the constitutional rights subcommittee -- "Uncharted legal waters" : the My Lai Massacre and the Jordan memorandum -- A "tragedy of major proportions" : the peers inquiry and the house subcommittee report -- "Inexcusable and terrible" : the Calley Conviction and the abandonment of the effort to try the My Lai veterans -- "Why can't we just shoot them all?" MEJA and the first prosecutions in federal district courts -- Conclusion : "The One Significant Holdout."
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 244 pages
Isbn
9781625340474
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013035123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844729412
  • (OCoLC)ocn844729412
Label
American immunity : war crimes and the limits of international law, Patrick Hagopian
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"A very simple provision" : the uniform code of military justice and the jurisdictional gap -- "Treaty law" and "murdering wives" : the widening of the jurisdictional gap -- "A very undesirable situation" : Sam Ervin and the constitutional rights subcommittee -- "Uncharted legal waters" : the My Lai Massacre and the Jordan memorandum -- A "tragedy of major proportions" : the peers inquiry and the house subcommittee report -- "Inexcusable and terrible" : the Calley Conviction and the abandonment of the effort to try the My Lai veterans -- "Why can't we just shoot them all?" MEJA and the first prosecutions in federal district courts -- Conclusion : "The One Significant Holdout."
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 244 pages
Isbn
9781625340474
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013035123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844729412
  • (OCoLC)ocn844729412

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