Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-131) and index.
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.
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