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us: Transitional justice


  • Here are entered works on a range of judicial and non-judicial policies states may adopt to address past human rights abuses.
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    • us: Justice
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    • us: Human rights
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    • found: Work cat.: War crimes and human rights, 2008: p. 491 (The term "transitional justice" is often used to describe the issues involving human rights, atrocity and accountability in post-conflict societies ... Underpinning the entire discipline of transitional justice is a broadly progressive and utilitarian view of justice. Various measures, from trial to truth-seeking, are undertaken so as to facilitate and promote democratic transitions, and to help prevent any return to conflict, civil war and authoritarian government)
    • found: Index to legal periodicals via WilsonWeb, Nov. 14, 2008 (thesaurus: "transitional justice", 128 records; BTs: Democracy, justice)
    • found: Encyc. Brit. online, Nov. 14, 2008 Truth commission [article] (Truth commissions represent one aspect of what has come to be called transitional justice, which applies to a wide range of judicial and nonjudicial policies intended to build accountability and bolster reconciliation after periods of massive atrocity or abusive rule)
    • notfound: Black's law dict., c2004;Boczek, B.A. International law, 2005;Fox, J.R. Dict. of int'l and comp. law, 2003;Max Planck encyc. of public int'l law WWW site, viewed Nov. 7, 2008;Parry and Grant encyclopaedic dict. of int'l law, 2004
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    • Here are entered works on a range of judicial and non-judicial policies states may adopt to address past human rights abuses.
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    • 2008-11-18: new
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