Ruti Teitel's "Globalzing Transitional Justice"

Date and time: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 07:00
New York, NY


At 7pm on Wednesday, October 15th, Ruti Teitel will launch her new book, "Globalizing Transitional Justice" at Book Culture in New York City. Joining her as discussants are former Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, and Professor Jack Snyder, Columbia University Department of Political Science.

In Globalizing Transitional Justice, Ruti G. Teitel provides a collection of her own essays that embody her evolving reflections on the practice and discourse of transitional justice since her book Transitional Justice published back in 2000. In this new book, Teitel focuses on the ways in which transitional justice concepts have found legal expression, especially through human rights law and jurisprudence, and international criminal law. These essays shed light on some of the difficult choices encountered in the design of transitional justice: criminal trials vs. amnesties, or truth commissions; domestic or international processes; peace and reconciliation vs. accountability and punishment. Transitional justice is considered not only in relation to political events and legal developments, but also in relation to the broader social and cultural tendencies of our times.

How to Attend

No registration is required. Book Culture is located at 536 West 112th St.

More Information

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