By Janine Natalya Clark
Transitional justice is a burgeoning box of scholarly inquiry. but whereas the transitional justice literature is replete with claims in regards to the merits of legal trials, too usually those claims lack an empirical foundation and for this reason stay unproven. whereas there was a lot dialogue approximately even if felony trials can relief reconciliation, the level to which they really achieve this in perform is still under-explored. This publication investigates the connection among felony trials and reconciliation, via a specific specialize in the foreign felony Tribunal for the previous Yugoslavia (ICTY).
Using exact empirical information – within the kind of qualitative interviews and observations from 5 years of fieldwork – to evaluate and study the ICTY’s influence on reconciliation in Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia and Kosovo, International Trials and Reconciliation: Assessing the effect of the foreign felony Tribunal for the previous Yugoslavia argues that reconciliation isn't really a practical goal for a legal court docket. they're, Janine Clark argues, just one a part of a wealthy tapestry of justice, which also needs to contain non-retributive transitional justice techniques and mechanisms.
Challenging a number of the universal but untested assumptions concerning the advantages of felony trials, this cutting edge and intensely well timed monograph may be priceless for people with pursuits within the thought and perform of transitional justice.
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International Trials and Reconciliation: Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (Transitional Justice) by Janine Natalya Clark