Rule-of-law Tools for Post-conflict States: Maximizing the Legacy of Hybrid Courts, Volume 671

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Hybrid courts are defined as courts of mixed composition and jurisdiction, encompassing both national and international aspects, usually operating within the jurisdiction where the crimes occurred. This rule-of-law policy tool aims to serve two options: first to explore the potential positive impact hybrid courts may have on the domestic justice system of post-conflict states so as to ensure a lasting legacy for the rule of law and respect for human rights; second, to examin how hybrid courts can receive the mandates and necessary political support required to be more effective in erms of legacy and capacity-buidling. This publications suggests effective and meaningful policies, processes and techniques on the interrelationship between hybrid courts and domestic courts. The suggested practices will enhance the credibility, effectiveness and impact of hybrid courts on the long-term stability and development of the domestic justice system, including respect for human rights protections, the rule of law and legal institutions.
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United Nations Publications
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Published on
Dec 31, 2008
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Pages
45
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ISBN
9789211541823
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Language
English
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Genres
Law / Civil Rights
Law / Court Records
Political Science / Human Rights
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