Copping a Plea to Genocide: The Plea Bargaining of International Crimes
William & Mary Law School
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 151, No. 1, 2002
William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-214
This article comprehensively analyzes the functional and ideological role that plea bargaining plays in various domestic jurisdictions and in doing so creates a theoretical framework for understanding the emergence of plea bargaining in the realm of international criminal prosecutions.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 158
Keywords: guilty pleas, plea bargaining, adversarial system, inquisitorial system, international criminal tribunals, genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, ICTY, Yugoslav Tribunal, ICTR, Rwanda Tribunal
Date posted: June 8, 2012 ; Last revised: March 1, 2014