Rettungsfolter (Salvation Torture): Report on the Gaefgen v. Germany Case Pending Before the European Court on Human Rights

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James R. Maxeiner

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Date Written: November 2, 2006

Abstract

This comment reports on a case pending before the European Court of Human rights which raises the question whether torture can ever be supported to save human life.

Keywords: ticking time bomb, torture, Rettungsfolter, rule of law, Gaefgen, Metzler

Suggested Citation

Maxeiner, James R., Rettungsfolter (Salvation Torture): Report on the Gaefgen v. Germany Case Pending Before the European Court on Human Rights (November 2, 2006). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1230460 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1230460

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