Guilty Pleas in International Criminal Law: Constructing a by Nancy Combs

By Nancy Combs

International crimes, comparable to genocide and crimes opposed to humanity, are complicated and tough to end up, so their prosecutions are high priced and time-consuming. thus, foreign tribunals and household our bodies have lately made larger use of in charge pleas, a lot of that have been secured via plea bargaining. This booklet examines these to blame pleas and the tools used to procure them, proposing analyses of practices in Sierra Leone, East Timor, Cambodia, Argentina, Bosnia, and Rwanda.

Although present plea bargaining practices will be theoretically unsupportable and will provide upward push to critical sufferer dissatisfaction, the writer argues that the perform is justified as a method of accelerating the share of foreign offenders who may be prosecuted. She then accommodates rules drawn from the family perform of restorative justice to build a version to blame plea process for use for foreign crimes.

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