Human rights, colonialism and post-colonial conflict resolution: historical justice litigation – or: ”What business does a case like that have in the courts of the United States?"

Frost, Tom and Bachmann, Sascha (2012) Human rights, colonialism and post-colonial conflict resolution: historical justice litigation – or: ”What business does a case like that have in the courts of the United States?". [Submitted to] Amicus Curiae . ISSN 2048-481X (Submitted)

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Abstract

Colonialism has had a huge impact upon the legal systems of countries around the world. The historical impact of the British Empire can still be felt today in countries as diverse as Australia and South Africa.
This article explores the use of historical justice litigation in the USA as a possible remedy and form of redress.

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Additional Information:Colonialism has had a huge impact upon the legal systems of countries around the world. The historical impact of the British Empire can still be felt today in countries as diverse as Australia and South Africa. This article explores the use of historical justice litigation in the USA as a possible remedy and form of redress.
Keywords:Human Rights Litigation, Mabo Litigation, Mau Mau Resurrection, Postcolonialism, Justice, Historical Justice Litigation
Subjects:L Social studies > L990 Social studies not elsewhere classified
M Law > M130 Public International Law
Divisions:College of Social Science > Lincoln Law School
ID Code:6377
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:30 Sep 2012 12:47
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 09:15

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