justice

24 Feb 2014
One of the leading disputes surrounding modern International Criminal Law is how best to deal with the crimes of repressive regimes that have been overthrown....
17 Feb 2014
On the first of July 2002 the Rome Statute that formed the International Criminal Court (ICC) came into force. The ICC was needed to try the most serious war...
3 Jan 2014
In The Death of Punishment, Robert Blecker, New York University law professor and pro-death penalty activist, argues that capital punishment is a moral...
17 Sep 2013
The ICC does not have its own police force[1]. Currently, in order for the ICC to be able to bring defendants to trial, it needs to enlist the assistance of...
4 Sep 2013
Popular demonstrations started in Syria in March and April 2011 as part of the Arab Spring movement that swept across large areas of the Middle East. This...
13 Jul 2012
Rarely a day goes by that the media does not report an incident of violent crime such as Grievously Bodily Harm, muggings or murder. These are reported via...
23 Feb 2012
Truth and reconciliation commissions use the principles of restorative justice and alternative dispute resolution to help post conflict states recover from...
17 Feb 2012
In the wake of the shocking events of 11 September 2001, terrorism and the “war on terror” became the number one issue for the US government. But terrorism has...
17 Feb 2012
War is always evil, but some thinkers have maintained that under limited circumstances it may be the lesser evil. From Cicero to St Augustine, Thomas Aquinas...
17 Feb 2012
A statute of limitations is a law that prevents the prosecution of a crime once a specified amount of time has passed.  For instance, if a rape was...
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