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Lessons from the Americas: Guidelines for International Response to Amnesties for Atrocities
Journal Articles
  • Douglass Cassel, Notre Dame Law School
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Article
Publication Date
1-1-1996
Publication Information
59 Law & Contemp. Probs. 197 (1996)
Abstract
Amnesty guidelines modeled on international law as defined by Latin American tribunals and treaties should be adopted and used by the United Nations, the Organization of American States, and national governments involved in remedying human rights violations. The 10 guidelines are stringent and would rarely result in the granting of amnesty. They may better serve their function than treaties or customary laws be cause they are guidelines and not mandatory.
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Reprinted with permission of Law and Contemporary Problems.

Citation Information
Douglass Cassel. "Lessons from the Americas: Guidelines for International Response to Amnesties for Atrocities" (1996)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/douglass_cassell/8/