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Arcs of Global Justice: Essays in Honour of William A. Schabas

Margaret M. deGuzman and Diane Marie Amann

Abstract

Invoking famous words by Martin Luther King Jr.–‘the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice’–this volume analyses developments respecting global justice in the decades since the end of World War II. Presented are dozens of essays by eminent scholars, each contributed in recognition of the collection’s honouree, Professor William A. Schabas. Schabas’s work has spanned many topics in international law and has placed him in multiple roles in international courts and organizations. Accordingly, this volume discusses institutions including the United Nations, the European Co ... More

Keywords: death penalty, culture, crimes against humanity, criminal justice, genocide, human rights, international criminal law, prevention, transitional justice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190272654
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190272654.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Margaret M. deGuzman, editor
Professor of Law, Temple University, Beasley School of Law

Diane Marie Amann, editor
Emily and Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law, University of Georgia School of Law

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Front Matter

Foreword

Diane Marie Margaret M. deGuzman

Acknowledgements

Diane Marie Margaret M. deGuzman

William Schabas

Roger S. Clark*

Part One Human Rights

Part Two Capital Punishment

7 The Right to Life and the Progressive Abolition of the Death Penalty

Christof Heyns, Thomas Probert, and Tess Borden*

Part Three International Criminal Law

Part Four Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

18 Crimes against Humanity

Beth Van Schaack

Part Five Transitional Justice and Atrocity Prevention

23 The Arc toward Justice and Peace

Mary Ellen O’Connell

Part Six Justice in Culture and Practice

25 Law and Film

Emma Sandon*

27 Bill the Blogger

Diane Marie Amann*

End Matter