Copping a Plea to Genocide: The Plea Bargaining of International Crimes
Posted: 8 Jun 2012 Last revised: 2 Oct 2017
Date Written: 2002
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.
Keywords: guilty pleas, plea bargaining, adversarial system, inquisitorial system, international criminal tribunals, genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, ICTY, Yugoslav Tribunal, ICTR, Rwanda Tribunal
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