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Author Fournet, Caroline, author.
Title Genocide and crimes against humanity : misconceptions and confusion in French law and practice / Caroline Fournet.
Publication Info. Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2013.
©2013
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Studies in international and comparative criminal law ; v. 13.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-131) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Trying Klaus Barbie : setting a precedent? -- Trying Paul Touvier and Maurice Papon : twisting the precedent -- A problematic legacy -- The direct applicability of the Genocide Convention under French law -- The non-applicability of statutory limitations to the crime of genocide -- The applicability of retroactive criminal norms -- The contemporary understanding of the law of genocide by the French judiciary : dualism in disguise? -- Responding to the incorrect ill-qualifications of Vichy France in the Touvier and Papon cases -- Responding to the equalisation of victims in the Barbie case -- Genocide : a crime against the family? -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Genocide -- France.
Crimes against humanity -- France.
War crimes -- France.
Trials (Genocide) -- France.
Trials (Crimes against humanity) -- France.
War crime trials -- France.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781849463348 1849463344 (DLC) 2013371474
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