The Status of Corporations in the Travaux Preparatoires of the Genocide Convention: The Search for Personhood
8 Pages Posted: 27 Apr 2011
Date Written: April 11, 2011
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.
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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