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The Need to Resolve the Paradoxes of the Civil Dimension of Universal Jurisdiction

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 February 2017

Lorna McGregor
Affiliation:
State Immunity Project Coordinator for REDRESS and Researcher at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka

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Universal Civil Jurisdiction—The Next Frontier?
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Copyright © American Society of International Law 2005

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References

1 See, Beth Van Schaack With All Deliberate Speed: Civil Human Rights Litigation as a Tool for Social Change,57 Vand . L. Rev . 2305 (2004); Jose E. Alvarez, Rush to Closure: Lessons of the Tadic Judgment, 96 Mich . L. Rev . 2031, 2101-2 (1998).

2 Beth Stephens, Translating Filartiga: A Comparative and International Law Analysis of Domestic Remedies for International Human Rights Violations, 27 Y ale J. In t 'l L. 3, 14 (2002).

3 H. H., Koh, Symposium: International Law: Article: Transnational Public Law Litigation, 100 Yale L.J. 2347,2372 (1991).Google Scholar

4 Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain, 124 S.Ct. 2739 (2004).

5 Bouzari v. Iran, Ontario Court of Appeal, O.J. No. 2800, 3169 (2004).

6 Jones v. Ministry of the Interior Al-Mamlaka Al-Arabiya as Sudiya and another; Mitchell v. Al-Dali and other.?, EWCA Civ 1394 (2004).

7 In re: South African Apartheid Litigation v. Citigroup Inc. et. al., 346 F.Supp. 2d 538 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)..

8 Id. at 22-24.

9 Bouzari, supra note 5 at 21-24.

10 Jones, supra note 6 at ¶ 29-30.

11 id . at ¶ 60.

12 Id. at ¶¶ 75-81.

13 Id. at ¶¶ 82-91.

14 Case Concerning Certain Criminal Proceedings in France (Congo v. Fr.), 2003 ICJ Rep . 17 (June 2003), reprinted in 42 ILM 852.

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