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A History of Political Trials: From Charles I to Saddam Hussein

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The modern use of international tribunals to try heads of state for genocide and crimes against humanity is often considered a positive development. Many people think that the establishment of special courts to prosecute notorious dictators represents a triumph of law over impunity. In A History of Political Trials , John Laughland takes a very different and controversial view. He shows that trials of heads of state are in fact not new, and that previous trials throughout history have themselves violated the law and due ...

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A History of Political Trials: From Charles I to Saddam Hussein
2008, Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781906165000

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A History of Political Trials: From Charles I to Saddam Hussein
2008, Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781906165055

2nd Revised edition

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