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Defense of Superior Orders in International Criminal Law as Portrayed in Three Trials: Eichmann, Calley and England

By Natalia M. Restivo

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The paper is dedicated to the defense of superior orders in international law. The author discusses attempts to use this defense in three trials, - Adolf Eichmann\u27s, William Calley\u27s and Lynndie England\u27s. The paper juxtaposes the trials and provides conclusions on the success of this defense in each case

Topics: Superior orders, William Calley, Adolf Eichmann, Lynndie England, War crimes, Military Law, Military, War, and Peace
Publisher: Scholarship@Cornell Law: A Digital Repository
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:scholarship.law.cornell.edu:lps_papers-1035
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