The Milosevic Trial: An Autopsy by Timothy William WatersThe Milosevic Trial: An Autopsy by Timothy William Waters

The Milosevic Trial: An Autopsy

EditorTimothy William Waters

Paperback | September 15, 2015

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The Milosevic Trial - An Autopsy provides a cross-disciplinary examination of one of the most controversial war crimes trials of the modern era and its contested legacy for the growing fields of international criminal law and post-conflict justice.The international trial of Slobodan Milosevic, who presided over the violent collapse of Yugoslavia - was already among the longest war crimes trials when Milosevic died in 2006. Yet precisely because it ended without judgment, its significance and legacy are specially contested. The contributors tothis volume, including trial participants, area specialists, and international law scholars bring a variety of perspectives as they examine the meaning of the trial's termination and its implications for post-conflict justice. The book's approach is intensively cross-disciplinary, weighing theimplications for law, politics, and society that modern war crimes trials create.The time for such an examination is fitting, with the imminent closing of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal and rising debates over its legacy, as well as the 20th anniversary of the outbreak of the Yugoslav conflict. The Milosevic Trial - An Autopsy brings thought-provoking insights into the impactof war crimes trials on post-conflict justice.
Timothy William Waters is Professor of Law at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he teaches international and comparative law. He earned a BA from UCLA, a Masters in international affairs from Columbia, and a JD from Harvard. Professor Waters previously worked at the ICTY, where he helped draft the Kosovo indictment of Milo...
Title:The Milosevic Trial: An AutopsyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 2.01 inPublished:September 15, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190270780

ISBN - 13:9780190270780


Table of Contents

Topical IndexForward: A Trial TerminatedA Note on Reading This BookI. Vital Signs: The Milosevic Trial in Its Context1. The Context, Contested: Histories of Yugoslavia and its Violent Dissolution2. The Forum: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia3. The Man on Trial: Slobodan Milosevic4. IT-02-54, Prosecutor v. Slobodan MilosevicII. Causes of Death5. Clint Williamson: Real Justice, in Time: The Initial Indictment of Milosevic6. Cherif Bassiouni: Real Justice or Realpolitik? The Delayed Indictment of Milosevic7. Gideon Boas: Slow Poison: Joinder and the Death of Milosevic8. Frederic Megret: Joinder, Fairness and the Goals of International Criminal Justice9. Carla Del Ponte: Difficulties for the Participants: Indictment Correct, Trial Impossible10. Kelly Dawn Askin: Outside the Internal Dynamics of the Prosecution11. Evelyn Anoya: In the Shadow of Non-Recognition: Milosevic and the Self-Represented Accused's Right to Justice12. Yuval Shany: The Legitimacy Paradox of Self-RepresentationIII. Reporting the Demise13. Safia Swimelar: Guilty without a Verdict: Bosniaks' Perceptions of the Milosevic Trial14. Christopher K. Lamont: The Hague Front in the Homeland War: Narratives of the Milosevic Trial in Croatia15. Vjollca Krasniqi: Another Report on the Banality of Evil: The Cultural Politics of the Milosevic Trial in Kosovo16. Veton Surroi: Conversations with Milosevic: Two Meetings, Bloody Hands17. Frances Trix: Underwhelmed: Kosovar Albanians' Reactions to the Milosevic Trial18. Denisa Kostovicova: Airing Crimes, Marginalizing Victims: Political Expectations and Transitional Justice in Kosovo19. Klaus Bachmann: Framing the Trial of the Century: Influences of, and on, International Media20. Judith Armatta: The Court and Public Opinion: Negotiating Tensions between Trial Process and Public Interest in MilosevicMaps and PhotosIV. Final Examination21. Timothy Waters: Dead Man's Tale: Deriving Narrative Authority from the Terminated Milosevic Trial22. Jens Meierhenrich: Beyond the Theater of International Justice: The Rule 98bis Decision in Milosevic23. Christian Axboe Nielsen: Can We Salvage a History of Yugoslav Conflicts from the Milosevic Trial?24. Florian Bieber: Do Historians Need a Verdict?25. Marko Prelec: Body of Evidence: The Prosecution's Construction of Milosevic26. Alexander K.A. Greenawalt: Milosevic and the Justice of PeaceV. Disposing of the Body27. Jasna Dragovic-Soso: The Parting of Ways: Public Reckoning with the Recent Past in Post-Milosevic Serbia28. Vesna Pesic: Antecedents to a Debate: Conflicts over the Transfer of Milosevic29. Florian Bieber: The Show and the Trial: The Political Death of Milosevic30. Mark Drumbl: From Politics to Law, to Tedium, and Back31. Yuval Shany: Reanimation: Designing Trials and Doing Justice after Two Sides of the Same Coin? Judging Milosevic and Serbia before the ICTY and ICJ32. Tibor Vrady: Ambiguous Choices in the Trials of Milosevic's Serbia33. Florence Hartmann: Abdicated Legacy: The Prosecution's Use of Evidence from Milosevic34. Harmen van der Wilt: The Spider and the System: Milosevic and Joint Criminal EnterpriseVII. Biopsy: Legacies of MilosevicTimeline with Chronological IndexAuthor Biographies and AcknowledgmentsBibliographyIndex

Editorial Reviews

"This volume will prove of interest to scholars in law, political science, and history. It places the Milosevic trial and its impact in a broader context beyond not merely the Yugoslav wars, but also the international resolution of crimes arising from other conflicts." --Jim Chen, Ratio Juris