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
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, K33Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: April 27, 2011
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