Families of the Missing

Author: Simon Robins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113409695X
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Families of the Missing interrogates the current practice of transitional justice from the viewpoint of the families of those disappeared and missing as a result of conflict and political violence. Studying the needs of families of the missing in two contexts, Nepal and Timor-Leste, the practice of transitional justice is seen to be rooted in discourses that are alien to predominantly poor and rural victims of violence, and that are driven by elites with agendas that diverge from those of the victims. In contrast to the legalist orientation of the global transitional justice project, victims do not see judicial process as a priority. Rather, they urgently seek an answer concerning the fate of the missing, and to retrieve human remains. As important are livelihood issues where families are struggling to cope with the loss of breadwinners and seek support to ensure economic security. Although rights are the product of a discourse that claims to be global and universal, needs are necessarily local and particular, the product of culture and context. And it is from this perspective that this volume seeks both to understand the limitations of transitional justice processes in addressing the priorities of victims, and to provide the basis of an emancipatory victim-centred approach to transitional justice.

Truth and Justice for Fun and Profit

Author: Michael Heaton
Publisher: Gray & Company, Publishers
ISBN: 1938441699
Format: PDF
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This collection of Michael Heaton's best newspaper and magazine stories shows Cleveland to be a crazy quilt of bold schemes, failed dreams, and colorful characters. To get the story he has put on boxing gloves and entered the ring, and gone undercover with the FBI and mob informants. He has interviewed chefs and coroners, gypsies and priests.

The Four Gospels Fruitfulness Labour Truth Justice unfinished

Author: Emile Zola
Publisher: e-artnow sro
ISBN: 8074849937
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This carefully crafted ebook: “The Four Gospels: Fruitfulness + Labour + Truth - Justice (unfinished)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. This volume includes three books intended to illustrate the cardinal principles of human life according to Emile Zola. Originally named "Les Quatre Évangiles" was supposed to consist of 4 novels, but the last novel "Justice" was never completed: Fécondité (1899) Travail (1901) Vérité (1903, published posthumously) Justice (unfinished) "Fruitfulness" is the first of a series of three works in which M. Zola proposes to embody what he considers to be the four cardinal principles of human life. These works spring from the previous series of The Three Cities: "Lourdes", "Rome", and "Paris", which dealt with the principles of Faith, Hope, and Charity. Émile Zola (1840 – 1902), French novelist, critic, and political activist who was the most prominent French novelist of the late 19th century. He was noted for his theories of naturalism, which underlie his monumental 20-novel series Les Rougon-Macquart, and for his intervention in the Dreyfus Affair through his famous open letter, “J’accuse.”

Reconstructing Justice

Author: Franklin Strier
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226777184
Format: PDF
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In this lively and persuasive critique, Franklin Strier doesn't simply describe problems with the American trial system; he proposes reforms. He offers a detailed blueprint of how to improve our basic adversarial system while blunting its excesses and inequities. Strier points out that the jury system was originally intended to diffuse the power of the government, but criticizes the method by which jurors are selected, patronized, and manipulated. Among his suggestions: eliminate peremptory challenges, give jurors the authority, and judges the responsibility, to ask questions of witnesses, and use neutral expert witnesses.

Tough Justice Twisted Part 5 Of 8 Tough Justice Book 5

Author: Gail Barrett
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 1474045332
Format: PDF
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Justice is worth every sacrifice. Part 5 of 8 in the chilling, high-octane FBI thriller TOUGH JUSTICE from NYT bestselling author Carla Cassidy and Tyler Anne Snell, Carol Ericson and Gail Barrett.

Wicked Ties

Author: A D JUSTICE
Publisher: A.D. Justice
ISBN:
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What if everything you've ever believed turned out to be a lie? What if learning the truth changes everything? Colton “Bull” Lanier thinks his life is all figured out. His trust is hard earned. He lets no one see the man inside. He doesn’t believe in love and he doesn’t get involved. Until she walks into his life. There is more to Steele Security’s newest client, Chaise, than what meets the eye. She's in trouble, but she's also hiding something and keeping her secrets close to the vest. With her life in danger, Bull reluctantly agrees to protect her and help find a missing girl. When their attraction flares hot enough to burn them, Bull gives Chaise something very rare–his trust. But as worlds collide, lifelong secrets are revealed, making Bull question everything he ever believed. When Chaise disappears, the men of Steele Security are on the case. But, will they reach her in time? How will Bull handle the wicked ties that bind?

Forgotten Burial

Author: Jodi Foster
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 073874011X
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When Jodi Foster moves back to her California hometown with her young daughter, she never could have imagined the terror and confusion she experiences in the nights that follow. On top of horrifying nightmares of abduction and murder, Jodi witnesses lights flashing, clocks going haywire, and her daughter’s doll’s repeated screams. Forgotten Burial tells the true story of how Jodi unravels the thirty-year-old unsolved mystery of a missing young woman. Discovering that they moved into the missing girl’s last known residence, Jodi and her daughter gather clues about her disappearance through ghostly encounters, vivid dreams, and divine intervention. Join Jodi on her reality-bending adventure as she works with police to deliver justice in this disturbing, yet ultimately uplifting story.

Missing Presumed Alive

Author: Gary Wasson
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595177255
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Detective Paul Hanley relocated to Chesapeake, Virginia from Connecticut under a dark cloud that cost him his marriage. During a freak snowstorm in Tidewater a young girl is found frozen and brutally murdered. Hanley, while fighting a shattered personal life, must piece together the facts surrounding the murder of Jane Doe. Hanley and his partner find themselves moving through an investigation filled with politics and personal secrets. As local headlines scream for action, Paul turns the investigation into a personal quest for justice in his search for the truth that takes him to Washington and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. His search leads him into a maze of intrigue that goes back seventeen years.