Tag Archives: criminal law

The Consequences of Error in Criminal Justice

Epps, Daniel


Volume: 128
Harvard Law Review

Keywords : Blackstone, criminal law, criminal procedure, error costs, false acquittals, false convictions, punishment theoryEntry Type : Journal Article, Position/Working/Briefing PaperUploaded By : Rayhan RashidUpload date : Thursday, 4 September 2014…

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Crimes Against Humanity in Bangladesh

Niall Macdermot


Internation Lawyer

The article is based on an address by the author to the American Bar Association Section of International Law on August 16, 1972, San Francisco. In April 1972, the author paid a visit to Bangladesh with two objects in view. The first was to obtain further information for the study which the staff of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) was preparing on the events of East Pakistan in 1971. It contains a summary of the events and an analysis of the legal implications from the point of view of Pakistani internal law, international penal law, the right of self-determination, the role of UN, and the role of India. The second object was to seek to persuade the Government of Bangladesh that if, as stated, they are to bring to trial senior Pakistani Generals and Officials on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity, they should do so under international penal law before an international tribunal.…

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Archive I: Media Archive

Archives news reports, opinions, editorials published in different media outlets from around the world on 1971, International Crimes Tribunal and the justice process.

Archive II: ICT Documentation

For the sake of ICT’s legacy this documentation project archives, and preserves proceeding-documents, e.g., judgments, orders, petitions, timelines.

Archive III: E-Library

Brings at fingertips academic materials in the areas of law, politics, and history to facilitate serious research on 1971, Bangladesh, ICT and international justice.

Archive IV: Memories

This archive records from memory the nine-month history of 1971 as experienced and perceived by individuals from all walks of life.