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New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp 2015 DePaul University

New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp

Sara L Kimble

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Inciting Genocide With Words, Richard Ashby Wilson 2015 SelectedWorks

Inciting Genocide With Words, Richard Ashby Wilson

Richard Ashby Wilson

This article calls for a rethinking of the causation element in the prevailing international criminal law on direct and public incitement to commit genocide. After the conviction of Nazi propagandist Julius Streicher at Nuremberg for crimes against humanity, the crime of direct and public incitement to commit genocide was established in the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide in 1948. The first (and thus far, only) convictions for the crime came fifty years later at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). The ICTR’s incitement jurisprudence is widely recognized as problematic, but no legal commentator has ...


New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp 2015 DePaul University

New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp

School for New Learning Faculty Publications

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Immigrant Victims, Immigrant Accusers, Michael Kagan 2015 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Immigrant Victims, Immigrant Accusers, Michael Kagan

Scholarly Works

The U Visa program provides an immigration status to noncitizen victims of crime, which is essential to prevent unauthorized immigrants from being afraid to seek help from the police, and thus becoming easy prey for criminals. This visa falls into a category of immigration programs that grant benefits on the basis of victim status, rather than on family or employment connections to the United States. But the federal government structured the U Visa program so that in order to be protected as a victim, a person must also become an accuser. The U Visa thus implicates the rights of third ...


Women, Pmscs And International Law, Ana Filipa Vrdoljak 2015 SelectedWorks

Women, Pmscs And International Law, Ana Filipa Vrdoljak

Ana Filipa Vrdoljak

It is deeply ironic that as the implementation and enforcement of international humanitarian law and human rights law has been strengthened, in the last decades, through the establishment of individual complaint procedures, specialist tribunal and courts covering breaches of human rights law, international humanitarian law and international criminal law, there has been an erosion of these principles and protections through the privatisation of governmental and intergovernmental functions. Despite an exponential increase in the contracting out of these activities to PMSCs since 2001, the legal regulation of these companies and their personnel has been slow and fragmented.

The failure of the ...


Believable Victims: Asylum Credibility And The Struggle For Objectivity, Michael Kagan 2015 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Believable Victims: Asylum Credibility And The Struggle For Objectivity, Michael Kagan

Scholarly Works

Asylum adjudication is often the invisible frontline in the struggle by oppressed groups to gain recognition for their plights. Through this process, individual people must tell their stories and try to show that they are genuine victims of persecution rather than simply illegal immigrants attempting to slip through the system. In 2002, because the world had not yet acknowledged the nature of the calamity from which they were escaping, many Darfurian asylum cases would have relied on the ability of each individual to convince government offices to believe their stories. They would have had to be deemed “credible,” or they ...


Christian Persecution In Pakistan: An Examination Of Life In The Midst Of Violence, Rebecca Seiler 2014 Liberty University

Christian Persecution In Pakistan: An Examination Of Life In The Midst Of Violence, Rebecca Seiler

Senior Honors Theses

As a nation founded on religious freedom, it is the duty of the United States to recognize those who stand up for these beliefs across the world in solidarity. International persecution of Christians has dramatically increased due to the spread of radical Islam throughout the world, particularly in South Asia. By means of active, violent persecution as well as more passive forms of aggression, daily life for Pakistani Christians is both challenging and dangerous. While there is no easy solution to this issue, it is essential to continue advocating for those facing persecution and punish the oppressors. The American church ...


The Opioid-Dependent Criminal: Improving The Criminal Justice System To Account For Their Needs, Courtney E. Priolo 2014 SelectedWorks

The Opioid-Dependent Criminal: Improving The Criminal Justice System To Account For Their Needs, Courtney E. Priolo

Courtney E Priolo

Over the past twenty-five years national concern over the drug-crime relationship has been increasing. This increase has led to growth of criminal justice penalties as opposed to therapeutic approaches such as medication-assisted treatment, resulting in an expansion of the drug-involved criminal justice population. Individuals who are opioid-dependent are vulnerable at the time of arrest, and at the time of their initial detention due to their chemical dependence and impairment of their neurocognitive functioning. The denial of medication to inmates in order to alleviate withdrawal symptoms is stigmatizing, punishing, and potentially life-threatening. This article argues that medication-assisted treatment for the criminal ...


Nimby: Not In Mexico's Back Yard? A Case For Recognition Of A Human Right To Healthy Enviroment In The American States, Scott D. Cahalan 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Nimby: Not In Mexico's Back Yard? A Case For Recognition Of A Human Right To Healthy Enviroment In The American States, Scott D. Cahalan

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


China's Human Rights Record Since Tiananmen 1989 And The Recent Mixed Response Of The United States, Daniel C. Turack 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

China's Human Rights Record Since Tiananmen 1989 And The Recent Mixed Response Of The United States, Daniel C. Turack

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Cross-Fertilization Of Human Rights Norms And Indigenous Peoples In Africa: From Endorois And Beyond, Derek M K Inman 2014 Western University

The Cross-Fertilization Of Human Rights Norms And Indigenous Peoples In Africa: From Endorois And Beyond, Derek M K Inman

The International Indigenous Policy Journal

Beginning in the 20th century, international law expanded beyond law between nations to eventually embrace the concept of human rights. However, until recently, human rights efforts were focused mostly on individuals, their rights and the obligations of the state in question. Indigenous peoples, on the other hand, have always articulated their collective rights and, to their credit, achieved notable success.

While there is no doubt that these achievements should be applauded, what is also of interest, and deserves further study, are the ways in which human rights jurisprudence concerning Indigenous peoples’ collective rights intermingle, cross-fertilize, and integrate. This dynamic relationship ...


Preventing Interethnic Conflict And Promoting Human Rights Through More Effective Legal, Political, And Aid Structures: Focus On Africa, Paul J. Magnarella 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Preventing Interethnic Conflict And Promoting Human Rights Through More Effective Legal, Political, And Aid Structures: Focus On Africa, Paul J. Magnarella

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


An International Crimes Court: Further Tales Of The King Of Corinth, Jose A. Baez 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

An International Crimes Court: Further Tales Of The King Of Corinth, Jose A. Baez

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Principles For Establishment Of A Rule Of Law Criminal Justice System, William M. Cohen 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Principles For Establishment Of A Rule Of Law Criminal Justice System, William M. Cohen

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Making The Modern Family: Interracial Intimacy And The Social Production Of Whiteness, Camille Gear Rich 2014 BLR

Making The Modern Family: Interracial Intimacy And The Social Production Of Whiteness, Camille Gear Rich

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

This Book Review uses Angela Onwuachi-Willig's Book, According to Our Hearts, Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family as an opportunity to explore the multiracial family's role in American society. The discussion unpacks the discussion of "interracially" explored in her book by precisely outlining the various discrimination modalities covered by her discussion of interraciality-based discrimination. The review reveals that Onwuachi-Willig explores six different types of discrimination, some of which require engagement with cutting-edge disputes in antidiscrimination theory and law. The Review teases out these various discrimination constructs and asks in a more deliberate fashion how ...


Elective Race: Recognizing Race Discrimination In The Era Of Racial Self-Identification, Camille Gear Rich 2014 BLR

Elective Race: Recognizing Race Discrimination In The Era Of Racial Self-Identification, Camille Gear Rich

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

This Article posits that we are in a key moment of discursive and ideological transition, an era in which the model of elective race is ascending, poised to become one of the dominant frameworks for understanding race in the United States. Because we are in a period of transition, many Americans still are wedded to fairly traditional attitudes about race. For these Americans, race is still an objective, easily ascertainable fact determined by the process of involuntary racial ascription — how one’s physical traits are racially categorized by third parties. The elective-race framework will challenge these Americans to recognize other ...


Not A Drop To Spare: The Global Water Crisis Of The Twenty-First Century, Ranee Khooshie Lal Panjabi 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Not A Drop To Spare: The Global Water Crisis Of The Twenty-First Century, Ranee Khooshie Lal Panjabi

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Property Rights In Eastern Germany: An Overview Of The Amended Property Law, A. Bradley Shingleton, Volker Ahrens, Peter Ries 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Property Rights In Eastern Germany: An Overview Of The Amended Property Law, A. Bradley Shingleton, Volker Ahrens, Peter Ries

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Can International Law Provide Extra-Constitutional Protection For Excludable Aliens?, Louis B. Sohn 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Can International Law Provide Extra-Constitutional Protection For Excludable Aliens?, Louis B. Sohn

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Development Within Human Rights, Ranee K.L. Panjabi 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Development Within Human Rights, Ranee K.L. Panjabi

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


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