JURIST Forum, May 2012
3 Pages Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Date Written: October 25, 2011
JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of Ave Maria School of Law says that the death of Muammar Gaddafi and one of his sons exemplifies an emerging trend towards the use of targeted and extrajudicial killings instead of attempts to capture and prosecute.
Keywords: Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi, Gaddafi, Libya, NATO, targeted killing, warrant-based targeting, extrajudicial killing, capture, prosecute
JEL Classification: H56
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Govern, Kevin H., Expedited Justice: Gaddafi's Death and the Rise of Targeted Killings (October 25, 2011). JURIST Forum, May 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2093417