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By Tracy Isaacs,Richard Vernon

rules of collective accountability problem the doctrine of person accountability that's the dominant paradigm in legislations and liberal political conception. yet little realization is given to the implications of protecting teams chargeable for wrongdoing. teams usually are not amenable to punishment within the method that folks are. Can they be punished and if this is the case, how or are different treatments on hand? the subject crosses the borders of legislations, philosophy and political technology, and during this quantity experts in all 3 parts give a contribution their views. They learn the bounds of person felony legal responsibility in addressing atrocity, the meanings of punishment and accountability, the distribution of staff punishment to a group's individuals, and the capacity in which collective responsibility will be expressed. In doing so, they think of the legacy of the Nuremberg Trials, at the philosophical figuring out of collective accountability, and at the position of collective responsibility in overseas political relations.

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