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Author: Leena Grover

1 Introduction Transitional justice is a hotly contested field, so much so that even its ‘field’ status is called into question. 1 It is also marked by a remarkable degree of dynamism, experiencing multiple phases of development less than 30 years since the concept’s inception. 2

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In: Nordic Journal of International Law

As transitional justice seeks to reckon with a violent past in order to build a more peaceful future, its practitioners tend to operate on the assumption that the past, present and future are distinct periods. Globally, however, as different regions and states undergo different phases of

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In: International Criminal Law Review
Author: Zinaida Miller

This is a story within a story – so slippery at the edges that one wonders when and where it started and whether it will ever end. 1 1 Introduction Transitional justice rests on a temporal conviction: reckoning with a violent past is crucial both for understanding the present and for paving

In: International Criminal Law Review
Authors: Kerry Clamp and Jonathan Doak

regional and international systems. Increasingly, restorative justice is invoked as a conceptual tool in efforts to locate an appropriate normative role for victims and reparation in the labyrinth of transitional justice theory. 1 Restorative justice and transitional justice are both relatively nascent

In: International Criminal Law Review

1. Introduction Is sovereign financing significant to a regime that carries out gross violations of human rights? How? Are lenders responsible for their complicity? If so, what are the legal implications of this responsibility in a context of transitional justice? Until now, economic, political

In: International Human Rights Law Review

precise definitional section will follow shortly). The article proceeds firstly by looking at some competing definitions of both ‘restorative justice’ and ‘transitional justice’. The conceptual background continues by looking at the relationship between transitional justice and human rights law, drawing

In: International Criminal Law Review

1 Introduction As its very name would suggest, transitional justice ( tj ) is inherently defined by its temporality. Initially positioned as a radically discontinuous interregnum between a distinctly ‘bad’ before and a liberal democratic after , 1 tj ’s distinctive feature was always its

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In: International Criminal Law Review

I Introduction Transitional justice consists of a process of investigations, trials, and reparations that take place after the change from one political regime to another. Its objectives are: a) to offer material and moral compensation to the victims of arbitrary violence by the state; b) to

In: The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals

transitional justice processes, including reparation issues and how they perceived a durable and sustainable peace in Syria. This paper focuses on Syrian refugees and Syrian displaced persons in Lebanon, and their role and contribution to transitional justice processes. It explores their views and

In: Middle East Law and Governance

zeitgeist. These demands also resonate with the field of transitional justice studies, which is experiencing an identity crisis that is the result of transitional justice’s rapid growth and success as a field of practice. This mainstreaming of transitional justice as a legal and highly technical bundle of

In: Political Anthropological Research on International Social Sciences (PARISS)