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Civil Remedies for Gross Human Rights Violations – Book Chapter in Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action – PDF

2001 Civil Remedies for Gross Human Rights Violations Introduction Over the last few years many in the human rights community have focused on criminal remedies for pursuing individual human rights abusers. United Nations sponsored criminal courts are trying those who…
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America Should Hold Its Fire: The United States’ Broad and Reckless Interpretation of UN Security Council Resolutions Poses a Grave Danger to World Peace – Connecticut Law Tribune – with Jules Lobel – PDF

1998 America Should Hold Its Fire Once again the United States is planning to go to war against Iraq. Over the last few weeks the president and other U.S. officials have stated that unless Iraq fully opens itself to international…
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On What Authority Would the U.S. Act? – Los Angeles Times – with Jules Lobel – PDF

1998 On What Authority Would the US Act? Even if Congress approved, bombing Iraq would violate the UN Charter. Flipping from channel to channel these days or scanning the newspapers, it’s easy to hear the echo of a few eerily familiar phrases from…
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Correspondence with Rep. John Conyers, Jr. Regarding US Right to Bomb Iraq – PDF

1998 Correspondence with Rep. John Conyers, Jr. Regarding US Right to Bomb Iraq Draft Letter by Conyers: February 20, 1998 The Charter’s presumption of “peaceful means” requires that Security Council authorization for the use of force must be clear and…
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Bombing Iraq May Unleash a Toxic Threat – Letter to the Editor NY Times – with Jules Lobel

1998 Iraq Letter to the Editor NY Times To the Editor: Re ”U.S. Citing Its Authority in 1991 Congress Measure” (news article, Feb. 4) and ”U.N. Resolutions Allow Attack on the Likes of Iraq” (news article, Feb. 5): As two…
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International Law and War Crimes – Chapter in War Crimes: A Report on United States War Crimes against Iraq by Ramsey Clark and Others

In the work of this Commission, we are undertaking an historic task. We are here to inquire into and ultimately judge whether the United States has violated laws that are fundamental to a civilized world; laws that are designed to…
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