21 Pages Posted: 31 Jan 2014
Date Written: January 29, 2014
After sketching a normative account of domestic criminal trials as a process of calling an alleged wrongdoer to public account, I discuss the significant role that trials can play (independently of the substantive punishments that might or might not follow them) in the contexts of transitional justice and of international criminal justice.
Keywords: trials, transitional justice, international criminal law
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Duff, R. A., Process, Not Punishment: The Importance of Criminal Trials for Transitional and Transnational Justice (January 29, 2014). Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-03. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2387601 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2387601