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Trends. The Paradise Hotel Bombing: Trouble In Judicial Paradise, Editor Dec 2002

Trends. The Paradise Hotel Bombing: Trouble In Judicial Paradise, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discussed the bombing of the Kenyan Hotel Paradise in November 2002, and the detention of suspects.


Trends. Implications Of War And Peace For The Morality, Ethics, And Legality Of Killing And Incarceration, Editor Nov 2002

Trends. Implications Of War And Peace For The Morality, Ethics, And Legality Of Killing And Incarceration, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a perspective for the controversy surrounding the appropriateness of killing and incarceration during a war on terrorism with global reach.


A Community Of Courts: Toward A System Of International Criminal Law Enforcement, William W. Burke-White Oct 2002

A Community Of Courts: Toward A System Of International Criminal Law Enforcement, William W. Burke-White

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Political Psychology In The Contemporary Political World, Editor Apr 2002

Political Psychology In The Contemporary Political World, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This edition of IBPP explores several recent political events from the vantage point of political psychological perspectives and constructs.


Sovereignty And The International Criminal Court: An Analysis Of The Submissions Opposed To Australia's Ratification, Mary Dean Jan 2002

Sovereignty And The International Criminal Court: An Analysis Of The Submissions Opposed To Australia's Ratification, Mary Dean

School of Law and Justice

Although Australia had been an advocate of the International Criminal Court (ICC) since the end of World War II, debates about the merits of the ICC Statute cast a shadow over the desire of the Government to be among the first signatories - given the volume of dissenting voices on the issue, there is the question as to whether those who are speaking against ratification are using a construction of the concept of sovereignty which is in keeping with that used by the political decision makers - to address the question, the paper provides an historic overview of the development of the ...


Punishment Theory: Moral Or Political?, Guyora Binder Jan 2002

Punishment Theory: Moral Or Political?, Guyora Binder

Journal Articles

This article argues that the justification of punishment is best conceived as a problem of political theory rather than moral philosophy. Noting the familiar charge that utilitarianism permits framing the innocent, it argues that retributivism is equally vulnerable to the charge that it permits lynching the guilty. It argues that both critiques unfairly attribute lawlessness and dishonesty to the respective punishment theories. As a result, they mischaracterize both as theories about what individuals should do, rather than what acts legitimate government should authorize. In so doing, they disregard how committed the founders of the respective theories were to the rule ...