Atrocity Speech Law: Foundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

Atrocity Speech Law: Foundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

by Gregory S. Gordon


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190612689
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/09/2017
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 1,246,292
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Gregory S. Gordon is Associate Dean for Development/External Affairs, and Director of the Research Postgraduates Program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law. A prolific expert on international criminal law, he has published in the Virginia Journal of International Law, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Ohio State Law Journal, and Oregon Law Review, among others. Before academia, he served as a prosecutor with both the U.S. Department of Justice and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. For the latter, the Attorney General awarded him a commendation for "Service to the United States and International Justice." He has appeared as an expert on CNN, the BBC, and NPR, and has lectured at the UN, the International Criminal Court, and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. He serves as a hate speech project consultant for the International Nuremberg Principles Academy.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Benjamin B. Ferencz



Part I: Foundation

Chapter 1: Speech and Atrocity: An Historical Sketch

Chapter 2: International Human Rights Law and Domestic Law

Chapter 3: The Birth of Atrocity Speech Law:
Nuremberg and the Foundational Statutes

Chapter 4: The Birth of Atrocity Speech Law:
The Foundational Ad Hoc Tribunal Cases and Offense Elements


Chapter 5: Problems regarding the Crime of
Direct and Public Incitement to Commit Genocide

Chapter 6: Problems regarding Persecution, Instigation and Ordering

Chapter 7: The Absence of Criminal Prohibitions
Regarding Hate Speech and War Crimes


Chapter 8: Fixing Incitement to Genocide

Chapter 9: Fixing Persecution, Instigation and Ordering

Chapter 10: Adopting Incitement to Commit War Crimes

Chapter 11: Restructuring: A Unified Liability Theory for Atrocity Speech Law



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