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Reclaiming Justice: The International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and Local Courts

Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich and John Hagan

Abstract

For the first time in legal history, an indictment was filed against an acting head of state, Slobodan Milošević, for crimes that Milošević allegedly committed while he was in office. Seeking to change the concept of ethnic cleansing from a rationalizing euphemism to an incriminating metaphor, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) set precedents and expanded the boundaries of international criminal and humanitarian law. This book provides a comprehensive view of how people from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, and Serbia view and evaluate the ICTY. The bo ... More

Keywords: Slobodan Milošević, ethnic cleansing, ICTY, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Serbia, local courts

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195340327
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340327.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich, author
Michigan State University School of Law

John Hagan, author
Northwestern University School of Law
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