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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

No abstract provided.


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 ...


Civilian Starvation And Relief During Armed Conflict: The Modern Humanitarian Law, Charles A. Allen 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Civilian Starvation And Relief During Armed Conflict: The Modern Humanitarian Law, Charles A. Allen

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


High Court Of Australia Declines Leave To Appeal Cyc V Cobaw, Neil J. Foster 2014 SelectedWorks

High Court Of Australia Declines Leave To Appeal Cyc V Cobaw, Neil J. Foster

Neil J Foster

Discusses the recent decision of the High Court to refuse special leave to appeal in CYC v Cobaw, and implications of the decision for religious freedom in Australia.


Racial Politics Of American History And The United Nations: The Impact Of The Cold War On The Civil Rights Movement, Amy C. Cody 2014 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

Racial Politics Of American History And The United Nations: The Impact Of The Cold War On The Civil Rights Movement, Amy C. Cody

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

Thesis research focuses around the Civil Rights Congress' 1951 United Nations Petition charging the United States with genocide against the African American race. This thesis also examines the complexities of global politics and the impact Communism had on the civil rights organization's ability to gain support for reform on the domestic and international level.


My Share Of The Sky: Review 1, Helene Thomas 2014 University of Wollongong

My Share Of The Sky: Review 1, Helene Thomas

RadioDoc Review

My Share of the Sky speaks like a poem. A poem of love, of life, and of loss. It is a story of finding refuge and freedom in a foreign land and reconciling with the longing for loved ones back home. Presented as an audio diary, Sheida Jahanbin invites listeners into her world as she and her husband Madyar make a new life for themselves in Oslo, Norway as political refugees from Iran. The program presents a stream of live happening moments which intimately capture Sheida's life as it is unfolding. Juxtaposing the mundane and the terrifying, the ordinary ...


Faith, Works, And Praxis: Emergent Post-Colonialism And The Catholic Church In North America, Alexander Odicino 2014 Chapman University

Faith, Works, And Praxis: Emergent Post-Colonialism And The Catholic Church In North America, Alexander Odicino

Undergraduate Student Research Day Abstracts and Posters

The personal papers of American Jesuit priest, Wilfrid Parsons, evince an international information war concerned with the praxis of "facts" pertaining to Mexico’s Church and state conflicts of 1925 to 1939. While editor-in-chief of the Jesuit weekly magazine, "America", (1925-1936) Parsons transformed the publication into the pre-eminent Catholic source of information about the "Mexican situation", consequently enabling him to coordinate the publication of "facts" with several other New York based Catholic publications. However, rather than speaking to strictly Catholic interests in the Mexican conflict, research has shown that, when analyzed as a focal point of information processing, the sources ...


Roper V. Simmons - Supreme Court's Reliance On International Law In Constitutional Decision-Making, Jessica Mishali 2014 Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Roper V. Simmons - Supreme Court's Reliance On International Law In Constitutional Decision-Making, Jessica Mishali

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Law On Human Trafficking: Modelling Noah's New Ark!, ANUPAM JHA 2014 SelectedWorks

Law On Human Trafficking: Modelling Noah's New Ark!, Anupam Jha

ANUPAM JHA

Abstract

International efforts to codify law on human trafficking have been evolving since the early twentieth century when attempts were made to control ‘white slave’ traffic. From ‘white slave’ regulation, the law has moved on to encompass many forms of ‘human’ trafficking. This article re-examines this journey of law and divides the existing legal regimes into three categories: quasi -curative, curative, quasi curative-cum-preventive. Examining these existing models, the study proposes the modelling of a better legal model (a new Noah’s Ark), which may be termed as “curative-cum-preventive”. If instances of the data provided by the 2010, 2011, 2012 and ...


Indefinite Detention And Antiterrorism Laws: Balancing Security And Human Rights, JoAnne M. Sweeny 2014 Pace University

Indefinite Detention And Antiterrorism Laws: Balancing Security And Human Rights, Joanne M. Sweeny

Pace Law Review

This article does more than describe British and American anti-terrorism laws; it shows how those laws go through conflicted government branches and the bargains struck to create the anti-terrorism laws that exist today. Instead of taking these laws as given, this Article explains why they exist. More specifically, this article focuses on the path anti-terrorism legislation followed in the United States and the United Kingdom, with particular focus on each country’s ability (or lack thereof) to indefinitely detain suspected non-citizen terrorists. Both countries’ executives sought to have that power and both were limited by the legislatures and courts but ...


The Left-To-Die Boat: Review 2, Peter Mares 2014 University of Wollongong

The Left-To-Die Boat: Review 2, Peter Mares

RadioDoc Review

In March 2011 an inflatable boat carrying 72 asylum seekers from sub-Saharan Africa set out from the coast of Libya hoping to reach the Italian island of Lampedusa. As one Italian official commented, sailing from Libya towards Italy should have been ‘a bit like doing a slalom between military ships’. Yet as, out of fuel, supplies of food and water dwindled to nothing and the people on board began to get sick and die, the boat continued to drift and no help came. Eventually it floated all the way back to the Libyan coast. Of the 50 men, 20 women ...


International Human Rights - Helsinki Accords - Conference On Security And Cooperation In Europe Adopts Copenhagen Document On Human Rights, Victor Y. Johnson 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

International Human Rights - Helsinki Accords - Conference On Security And Cooperation In Europe Adopts Copenhagen Document On Human Rights, Victor Y. Johnson

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Filartiga V. Pena-Irala After Ten Years: Major Breakthrough Or Legal Oddity?, Karen E. Holt 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Filartiga V. Pena-Irala After Ten Years: Major Breakthrough Or Legal Oddity?, Karen E. Holt

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Federal Appeals Court Spares Mentally Ill Man From Execution -- For Now, Lauren Carasik 2014 Western New England University School of Law

Federal Appeals Court Spares Mentally Ill Man From Execution -- For Now, Lauren Carasik

Media Presence

No abstract provided.


Book Review Of Sex And International Tribunals: The Erasure Of Gender From The War Narrative By Chiseche Salome Mibenge, Ruth Montiel 2014 Yale Law School

Book Review Of Sex And International Tribunals: The Erasure Of Gender From The War Narrative By Chiseche Salome Mibenge, Ruth Montiel

Yale Human Rights and Development Journal

Throughout history, sexual violence has been pervasive in wars, but international humanitarian law has only recently recognized such violence as a crime. Largely as a result of human rights advocacy, international human rights treaties, declarations, and protocols have begun to address the unique issues of rape in armed conflict and gender-based violence as a tool of war. The newly adopted international treaties, declarations, and protocols encourage states to employ an analysis of the role of gender identities in conflict in transitional justice and conflict resolution strategies. The human rights movement has thus made significant strides in bringing a nuanced gender ...


“Law Exclusion Zones”: Mega-Events As Sites Of Procedural And Substantive Human Rights Violations, Megan Corrarino 2014 Yale Law School

“Law Exclusion Zones”: Mega-Events As Sites Of Procedural And Substantive Human Rights Violations, Megan Corrarino

Yale Human Rights and Development Journal

In the Rio de Janeiro community of Vila Harmonia, nestled amidst the beachfront high-rises of the city’s growing middle and upper classes and future sites of the 2016 Olympic Games, residents awoke to eviction notices ordering them out of their long-time homes within “zero days.” At 2014 World Cup sites throughout Brazil, construction workers are being advised that their normal collective bargaining rights have been suspended because of the urgency of the projects. Traditional food-sellers in one World Cup host city, Belo Horizonte, were summarily evicted from the stadium adjacent area where they held the right to work for ...


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