- Latin American Amnesties in Comparative Perspective: Can the Past Be Buried? [Abstract]
| Margaret Popkin, Nehal Bhuta | 12/04/1999
Throughout Latin America during the past 15 years, new democratic or postwar governments have faced demands for transitional justice following the end of authoritarian rule or the conclusion of internal armed conflicts.
- Reconciliation for Realists [Abstract]
| Susan Dwyer | 12/04/1999
The rhetoric of reconciliation is common in situations where traditional judicial responses to past wrongdoing are unavailable because of corruption, large numbers of offenders, or anxiety about the political consequences. But what constitutes reconciliation?
- A Different Kind of Justice: Dealing with Human Rights Violations in Transitional Societies [Abstract]
| David Little | 12/04/1999
In "transitional societies" like South Africa and Bosnia, which are currently moving from authoritarianism, and often violent repression, to democracy, questions arise about the appropriate way to deal with serious human rights offenders.
- Reckoning with Past Wrongs: A Normative Framework [Abstract]
| David A. Crocker | 12/04/1999
This essay formulates eight goals that have emerged from worldwide moral deliberation on "transitional justice" and that may serve as a useful framework when particular societies consider how they should reckon with violations of internationally recognized human rights.