All posts tagged Transitional Justice

Administrative Justice

CHAPTER FIVEAdministrative Justice This chapter turns to where the law itself is the engine of revolutionary change. In negotiated political transitions, the transformation often depends on the force of law. Politicized public law can effect radical change when it distributes power explicitly on the basis of the new ideology. Sweeping . . . Read more

Historical Justice

CHAPTER THREEHistorical Justice This chapter explores the historical response to evil legacies and the question of what role historical accountability plays in liberal transition. Transitions appear—almost by definition—to imply periods of historical discontinuity. Wars, revolutions, and repressive rule represent gaps in the life of the state that threaten its historical . . . Read more