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us: Command responsibility (International law)

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    • us: Superior responsibility (International law)
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    • found: Work cat.: 2009923806: Mettraux, Guenael. The law of command responsibility, 2009.
    • found: Max Planck ency. of public int'l law WWW site, searched Jan. 31, 2011 (article under Command responsibility: the idea behind command responsibility is that, whether or not the subordinate is held accountable for the actual commission of a criminal act, the superior (the commander) should bear personal responsibility for having instigated or condoned the act)
    • found: Parry & Grant encyclopaedic dict. of int'l law WWW site, searched Feb. 2, 2011 (article under Command responsibility: Statutes of several international criminal tribunals including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, art. 28, all provide for the criminal responsibility of a superior for the acts committed by his subordinates if he 'knew or had reason to know that the subordinate was about to commit such acts or had done so and the superior failed to take the necessary and reasonable measures to prevent such acts or to punish the perpetrators thereof')
    • found: WilsonWeb omni file full text mega, searched Feb. 2, 2011 (thesaurus term: command responsibility)
    • found: LC database, searched Feb. 2, 2011 ("command responsibility": 21 hits; "superior responsibility": 5 hits; "command authority": 2 hits; most seem to be dealing with international criminal law)
    • notfound: Black's law dict.;UNBIS thesaurus WWW site, searched Feb. 2, 2011;Ency. Brit. online, searched Feb. 2, 2011
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    • 2011-02-04: new
    • 2011-03-11: revised
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