Archive for November, 2011
By MARIANNA PAPADAKIS – A nation’s eye is focused on the proceedings of three senior Khmer Rouge officials at Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), which began this week, amidst concerns raised by human rights organizations as to the credibility of the judicial institution trying them. It is estimated that 1.7 million people – 21 percent of the country’s population – were executed or died from disease and famine during the reign of the Khmer Rouge. Judicial proceedings against three senior Khmer Rough officials began this month the defendants face allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity between April 1975 and January
IG Farben and Nazi Germany: Holding Enterprises Accountable for Human Rights Violations Committed by States
By KAILA C. RANDOLPH – When enterprises knowingly assist states in committing human rights abuses, enterprises should be held criminally responsible under the aiding and abetting principle.
By CHRISTOPHER BRUNO – A general confusion existed as to whether courts may review private organizational proceedings and to which degree they may confer their opinion. This paper will examine the current state of proceedings under Article 78 of the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules, with a focus on decisions concerning employer/employee relations in the private sector.