TITLE

RECONSIDERING THE THEORETICAL ACCURACY AND PROSECUTORIAL EFFECTIVENESS OF INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNALS' AD HOC APPROACHES TO CONCEPTUALIZING CRIMES OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE AS WAR CRIMES, CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY, AND ACTS OF GENOCIDE

AUTHOR(S)
Carson, Kimberly E.
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Fordham Urban Law Journal;May2012, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p1249
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the theoretical accuracy and prosecutorial effectiveness of the ad hoc approaches of the international tribunals to conceptualizing crimes of sexual violence as crimes against humanity, war crimes, and genocide acts in the U.S. It outlines the historical status of sexual violence in international law. It mentions the potential of the ICC to protect the human right of women to be free from sexual violence.
ACCESSION #
86243251

 

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