Fact-finding without facts: the uncertain evidentiary foundations of international criminal convictions

The evidence supporting international criminal convictions -- Questions unanswered: international witnesses and the information unconveyed -- The educational, linguistic, and cultural impediments to accurate fact-finding at the international tribunals -- Of inconsistencies and their explanations --...

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Main Author: Combs, Nancy Amoury (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY [u.a.] Cambridge University Press 2010
Edition:1. publ.
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:The evidence supporting international criminal convictions -- Questions unanswered: international witnesses and the information unconveyed -- The educational, linguistic, and cultural impediments to accurate fact-finding at the international tribunals -- Of inconsistencies and their explanations -- Perjury: the counternarrative -- Expectations unfulfilled: the consequences of the fact-finding impediments -- Casual indifference: the trial chambers' treatment of testimonial deficiencies -- Organizational liability revived: the pro-conviction bias explained -- Help needed: practical suggestions and procedural reforms to improve fact-finding accuracy -- Assessing the status quo: they are not doing what they say they are doing, but is what they are doing worth doing?
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-407) and index
Physical Description:XI, 420 S. 24 cm
ISBN:0521111153
9780521111157