By Tracy Isaacs,Richard Vernon

principles of collective accountability problem the doctrine of person accountability that's the dominant paradigm in legislations and liberal political idea. yet little cognizance is given to the implications of maintaining teams answerable for wrongdoing. teams are usually not amenable to punishment within the approach that people are. Can they be punished and if this is the case, how or are different treatments to be had? the subject crosses the borders of legislations, philosophy and political technology, and during this quantity experts in all 3 components give a contribution their views. They study the boundaries of person felony legal responsibility in addressing atrocity, the meanings of punishment and accountability, the distribution of crew punishment to a group's individuals, and the potential wherein collective responsibility might be expressed. In doing so, they contemplate the legacy of the Nuremberg Trials, at the philosophical realizing of collective accountability, and at the position of collective responsibility in foreign political relations.

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