New PDF release: Atrocity, Punishment, and International Law

By Mark A. Drumbl

This publication argues that responsibility for striking atrocity crimes will not be uncritically undertake the equipment and assumptions of standard liberal felony legislations. legal punishment designed for universal criminals is a reaction to mass atrocity and a tool to advertise justice in its aftermath. This e-book involves this end after reviewing the sentencing practices of foreign, nationwide, and native courts and tribunals that punish atrocity perpetrators. Sentencing practices of those associations fail to realize the pursuits that foreign legal legislations ascribes to punishment, particularly retribution and deterrence. clean considering is important to confront the collective nature of mass atrocity and the hectic fact that specific club in group-based killings is usually now not maladaptive or deviant habit yet, really, adaptive or conformist habit. This ebook turns to a latest, and adventurously pluralist, software of classical notions of cosmopolitanism to develop the body of overseas legal legislation to a broader development of atrocity legislation and in the direction of an interdisciplinary, contextual, and multicultural notion of justice.

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