By Janine Natalya Clark



Transitional justice is a burgeoning box of scholarly inquiry. but whereas the transitional justice literature is replete with claims in regards to the merits of legal trials, too usually those claims lack an empirical foundation and as a result stay unproven. whereas there was a lot dialogue approximately even if legal trials can reduction reconciliation, the level to which they really achieve this in perform continues to be under-explored. This publication investigates the connection among legal trials and reconciliation, via a specific specialise in the foreign felony Tribunal for the previous Yugoslavia (ICTY).



Using precise empirical facts – within the type of qualitative interviews and observations from 5 years of fieldwork – to evaluate and research the ICTY’s influence on reconciliation in Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia and Kosovo, International Trials and Reconciliation: Assessing the effect of the foreign felony Tribunal for the previous Yugoslavia argues that reconciliation isn't a practical objective for a felony courtroom. they're, Janine Clark argues, just one a part of a wealthy tapestry of justice, which also needs to comprise non-retributive transitional justice procedures and mechanisms.



Challenging some of the universal but untested assumptions in regards to the advantages of legal trials, this leading edge and very well timed monograph might be priceless for people with pursuits within the idea and perform of transitional justice.

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