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Prosecuting Corporations for Genocide
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Prosecuting Corporations for Genocide

Michael J. Kelly

Abstract

In this age of globalization, multinational corporations have risen to become the dominant actors on the world stage. They increasingly invest in the developing world and, in so doing, sometimes become complicit, financially and otherwise, in genocides that occur in there. While corporations can realize enormous profits from such complicity, they are immune from international prosecution in The Hague. This book proposes new legal pathways to prosecute multinational corporations by creating a framework for international criminal jurisdiction. As key participants in the world economy, corporatio ... More

Keywords: genocide, complicity, corporate crime, human rights, international law, prosecution, globalization, The Hague, multinational corporation, atrocity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190238896
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238896.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael J. Kelly, author
Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Graduate & International Programs; Professor of Law, Creighton University School of Law