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transitional justice       LUcat Search catalogue 338551913

Scope note
A conception of justice associated with periods of political change, characterized by a range of judicial and non-judicial processes and mechanisms associated with a society's attempts to come to terms with a legacy of large-scale past human rights violations and atrocity in order to ensure accountability, serve justice and achieve reconciliation.

Broader terms
administration of justice

Related terms
conflict resolution
offences against human rights
peacebuilding
truth and reconciliation commissions

Subject category
10.01 LAW AND LEGAL SYSTEMS GENERAL

Indexing history
Added 2011.



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