The Resource Writing history in international criminal trials, Richard Ashby Wilson, (electronic resource)

Writing history in international criminal trials, Richard Ashby Wilson, (electronic resource)

Label
Writing history in international criminal trials
Title
Writing history in international criminal trials
Statement of responsibility
Richard Ashby Wilson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This book uses empirical research on three international criminal tribunals to understand how law and history are combined in the courtroom"--
  • "Why do international criminal tribunals write histories of the origins and causes of armed conflicts? Richard Ashby Wilson conducted empirical research with judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and expert witnesses in three international criminal tribunals to understand how law and history are combined in the courtroom. Historical testimony is now an integral part of international trials, with prosecutors and defense teams using background testimony to pursue decidedly legal objectives. Both use historical narratives to frame the alleged crimes and to articulate their side's theory of the case. In the Slobodan Milošević trial, the prosecution sought to demonstrate special intent to commit genocide by reference to a long-standing animus, nurtured within a nationalist mind-set. For their part, the defense calls historical witnesses to undermine charges of superior responsibility, and to mitigate the sentence by representing crimes as reprisals. Although legal ways of knowing are distinctive from those of history, the two are effectively combined in international trials in a way that challenges us to rethink the relationship between law and history"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, Richard
Index
index present
LC call number
K5301
LC item number
W553 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crimes against humanity
  • War crimes
  • Prosecution
  • Evidence, Documentary
  • Political violence
  • Civil war
  • War
  • LAW
  • Civil war
  • Crimes against humanity
  • Evidence, Documentary
  • Political violence
  • Prosecution
  • War
  • War crimes
Label
Writing history in international criminal trials, Richard Ashby Wilson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-244) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Assessing court histories of mass crimes -- What does the 'international' actually mean for international criminal trials? -- Contrasting evidence: international and common law approaches to expert testimony -- Does history have any legal relevance in international criminal trials? -- From monumental history to micro-histories -- Exoneration and mitigation in defense histories -- Misjudging Rwandan society and history at the international criminal tribunal for Rwanda -- Permanent justice: the International Criminal Court -- Conclusion: new directions in international criminal trials
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 257 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139080163
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613110985
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
311098
System control number
  • (OCoLC)727944899
  • (OCoLC)ocn727944899
Label
Writing history in international criminal trials, Richard Ashby Wilson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-244) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Assessing court histories of mass crimes -- What does the 'international' actually mean for international criminal trials? -- Contrasting evidence: international and common law approaches to expert testimony -- Does history have any legal relevance in international criminal trials? -- From monumental history to micro-histories -- Exoneration and mitigation in defense histories -- Misjudging Rwandan society and history at the international criminal tribunal for Rwanda -- Permanent justice: the International Criminal Court -- Conclusion: new directions in international criminal trials
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 257 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139080163
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613110985
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
311098
System control number
  • (OCoLC)727944899
  • (OCoLC)ocn727944899

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