By Adam M. Smith

ISBN-10: 1591026849

ISBN-13: 9781591026846

This entire exam of the advanced, politicized international of overseas felony justice studies the intense shortcomings of a method that hardly accomplishes its target of bringing mass murderers to justice. The author, an overseas attorney who has labored on the Hague and within the Balkans and is the son of a Holocaust refugee, specializes in numerous sizzling spots, including:

• the previous Yugoslavia, the place a one-billion-dollar funding has spectacularly backfired.
• Sierra Leone, the place an analogous wartime factions that the overseas group attempted to dismantle stay, and in a few quarters are better than ever.
• Rwanda, the place the post-conflict tribunal was once met with dismay by way of all sectors of society and gets begrudging cooperation from the Rwandan government.
• Sudan and Uganda, the place the nascent foreign felony courtroom has inexplicably replicated the various comparable difficulties that plague the previous Yugoslavia, Sierra Leone, and Rwanda.

Are different strategies on hand to supply the nice of justice with out the doubtless devastating unwanted effects? Smith illustrates the viability of a counterintuitive "solution" to facing genocide and different mass crimes: to entrust the hard, almost certainly destabilizing paintings of war-crimes justice to the very states stricken by the crimes. This well-researched and forcefully argued ebook is integral analyzing for citizens, policymakers, and voters in addition to legal professionals, lecturers, and human rights activists who desire that "never back" could be greater than a platitude.

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