Table of contents for Accountability for human rights atrocities in international law : beyond the Nuremberg legacy / Steven R. Ratner, Jason S. Abrams.


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PART I: SUBSTANTIVE LAW
1. Individual Accountability for Human Rights Abuses: Historical and Legal Underpinnings
2. Genocide and the Imperfections of Codification
3. Crimes Against Humanity and the Inexactitude of Custom
4. War Crimes and the Limitations of Accountability for Acts in Armed Conflict
5. Other Abuses Incurring Individual Responsibility Under International Law
6. Expanding and Contracting Culpability: Related Crimes, Defenses, and Other Barriers to Criminality
PART II: MECHANISMS FOR ACCOUNTABILITY
7. Mechanisms for Accountability: Framing the Issues
8. The Forum of First Resort: National Tribunals
9. The Progeny of Nuremberg: International Criminal Tribunals
10. Non-Prosecutorial Options: Investigatory Commissions, Civil Suits, and Immigration Measures
11. Developing the Case: Comments on Evidence and Judicial Assistance
PART III: A CASE STUDY: THE ATROCITIES OF THE KHMER ROUGE
12. The Khmer Rouge Rule Over Cambodia: A Historical Overview
13. Applying the Law
14. Engaging the Mechanisms
PART IV: CONCLUSIONS
15. Striving for Justice: The Prospects for Individual Accountability
APPENDICES



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Crimes against humanity.