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

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[email protected] Law: A Digital Repository
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Keywords
  • Superior Orders
  • William Calley
  • Adolf Eichmann
  • Lynndie England
  • War Crimes
  • Military Law
  • Military
  • War And Peace
Disciplines
  • Law

Abstract

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's, William Calley's and Lynndie England's. The paper juxtaposes the trials and provides conclusions on the success of this defense in each case.

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