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The Status of Corporations in the Travaux Preparatoires of the Genocide Convention: The Search for Personhood


Michael J. Kelly


Creighton University School of Law; American Society of International Law

April 11, 2011

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 43, Nos. 1&2, 2010

Abstract:     
This article delves into the negotiating history of the 1948 Genocide Convention to determine whether corporations were intended to be included or excluded in the term "persons" as that term is used in the treaty and, therefore, incur criminal liability for complicity in genocide.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 8

Keywords: Genocide, Corporations, Liability, Atrocity, 1948 Genocide Convention, Legal History, United Nations, Complicity, Criminal Liability, Company, International Court of Justice, Personhood, Person, Legal Person, Natural Person

JEL Classification: K14, K22, K33

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Date posted: April 27, 2011  

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Kelly, Michael J., The Status of Corporations in the Travaux Preparatoires of the Genocide Convention: The Search for Personhood (April 11, 2011). Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 43, Nos. 1&2, 2010. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1824666

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