International Justice

CJ354 Endicott College

Recommended Reading

LAW, JUSTICE AND RECONCILIATION

Roht-Arriaza, Naomi. “The new landscape of transitional justice” in in Transitional Justice in the Twenty-First Century: Beyond Truth versus Justice. Naomi Roht-Arriaza and Javier Mariezcurrena (eds). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006: 1-16.

Arthur, Paige. “How ‘Transitions’ Reshaped Human Rights: A Conceptual History of Transitional Justice” in Human Rights Quarterly 31 (2009): 321-367.

Olsen, Tricia D., Leigh A. Payne and Andrew G. Reiter. Transitional Justice in Balance: Comparing Processes, Weighing Efficacy. Washington DC: USIP Press, 2010:

Aoláin, Fionnuala Ní. “Women, security, and the patriarchy of internationalized transitional justice” in Human Rights Quarterly Vol. 31 No. 4 (2009): 1055-1085.

Akhavan, Payam. “A Hierarchy of International Crimes” in Reducing Genocide to Law: Definition, Meaning, and the Ultimate Crime. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012: 56-87.

Fisher, Kirsten J. and Robert Stewart (eds). Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring. New York: Routledge, Forthcoming 2013.

Fletcher, Laurel E. and Harvey M. Weinstein. “Violence and Social Repair: Rethinking the Contribution of Justice to Reconciliation” in Human Rights Quarterly Vol. 24 (2002): 573-639.

Villa-Vicencio, Charles. “The Politics of Reconciliation” in Telling the Truths: Truth-Telling and Peace Building in Post-Conflict Societies. Tristan Anne Borer (ed). Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006: 59-81. 

INTERNATIONAL AND HYBRID TRIBUNALS

Drumbl, Mark A. Atrocity, Punishment and International Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Leebaw, Bronwyn. “Human Rights Legalism and the Legacy of Nuremberg” in Judging State-Sponsored Violence, Imagining Political Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011: 31-57.

Goldstone, Richard J. and Adam M. Smith. International Judicial Institutions: The architecture of international justice at home and abroad.New York: Routledge, 2009.

Peskin, Victor. “Victor’s Justice Revisited: Rwandan Patriotic Front Crimes and the Prosecutorial Endgame at the ICTR” in Remaking Rwanda: State Building and Human Rights after Mass Violence. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011: 173-183.

Megret, Frederic. “The Politics of International Criminal Justice” in European Journal of International Law Vol. 13 (2002): 1261-1284.

Sperfeldt, Christoph. “From the Margins of Internationalized Criminal Justice: Lesson Learned at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia” in Journal of International Criminal Justice. Vol. 11, No. 5 (2013): 1111-1137.

THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

Glasius, Marlies. “What is Global Justice and Who Decides? Civil Society and Victim Responses to the International Criminal Court’s First Investigations” in Human Rights Quarterly Vol. 31 (2009): 496-520.

Goetz, Mariana. “The International Criminal Court and its Relevance to Affected Communities” in Courting Conflict? Justice, Peace and the ICC in Africa. Nicholas Waddell and Phil Clark (eds). London: Royal African Society, 2008: 65-72. http://www.royalafricansociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=415

Akhavan, Payam. “The Rise, and Fall, and Rise of International Criminal Justice” in Journal of International Criminal Justice. Vol. 11, No. 3 (2013): 527-536.

Stahn, Carsten. “Libya, the International Criminal Court: A Test for ‘Shared Responsibility’” in Journal of International Criminal Justice. Vol. 10, No. 2 (2012): 325-349.

Human Rights Watch. Courting History: The Landmark International Criminal Court’s First Years. New York: Human Rights Watch, 2008. http://www.hrw.org/reports/2008/07/11/courting-history

Birdsall, Andrea. ‘“The Monster We Need to Slay”? Global Governance, the United States, and the International Criminal Court” in Global Governance Vol. 16, Issue 4: 451-469.

Kaye, David. “America’s Honeymoon with the ICC” in Foreign Affairs. April 16, 2013. http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/139170/david-kaye/americas-honeymoon-with-the-icc?page=show

Human Rights Watch. Perceptions and Realities: Kenya and the International Criminal Court. November 14, 2013. http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/11/14/perceptions-and-realities-kenya-and-international-criminal-court

PEACE VERSUS JUSTICE

Sikkink, Kathryn. “Global Deterrence and Human Rights Prosecutions” in The Justice Cascade: How Human Rights Prosecutions Are Changing World Politics. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc (2011): 162-188.

Snyder, Jack and Leslie Vinjamuri. “Trials and Errors: Principle and Pragmatism in Strategies of International Justice” in International Security Vol. 28, No. 3 (Winter 2003/4): 5-44.

Forsyth, David. “The UN Security Council and Response to Atrocities: International Criminal Law and the P-5” in Human Rights Quarterly 34 (2012): 840-863.

Branch, Adam. “Uganda’s Civil War and the Politics of ICC Intervention,” in Ethics and International Affairs, Vol. 21 (2007): 179-198

TRUTH-TELLING AND TRUTH COMMISSIONS

Popkin, Margaret and Naomi Roht-Arriaza. “Truth as Justice: Investigatory Commission in Latin America” in Law and Social Inquiry Vol. 20, No. 1 (1995): 79-116.

Gibson, J.L. “The Truth about Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa.” International Political Science Review 26.4 (2005): 341-361.

James, Matt. “A Carnival of Truth? Knowledge, Ignorance and the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission” in The International Journal of Transitional Justice Vol 6 (2012): 182-204.

LOCAL “TRADITIONAL” JUSTICE

Philpott, Daniel. “Four Practices: Building Socially Just Institutions, Acknowledgement, Reparations, and Apologies” in Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 171-206

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