Justice by Number: The International Law of Genocide and Its Implications

The Judges' Journal, Vol. 55, No. 3, Summer 2016

6 Pages Posted: 22 Sep 2016

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Adam R. Pearlman

United States Department of Defense

Date Written: 2016

Abstract

This article briefly surveys the development of genocide jurisprudence in international tribunals, the role of forensic science in prosecutions, and how the demands of the law sometimes are in tension with the preferences of victims' families for speedy identification and repatriation of victims' remains.

Keywords: Genocide, Crimes against Humanity, International Law, ICTY, ICTR, ICC, Mass Graves, Forensic Science, Rule of Law, Transitional Justice, Victims' Rights

Suggested Citation

Pearlman, Adam R., Justice by Number: The International Law of Genocide and Its Implications (2016). The Judges' Journal, Vol. 55, No. 3, Summer 2016, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2841536

Adam R. Pearlman (Contact Author)

United States Department of Defense ( email )

Arlington, VA 20301
United States

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