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Description - The Pinochet Case by Madeleine Davis

The 1998 arrest of Senator Augusto Pinochet in London, on the orders of a Spanish judge seeking his extradition for human rights crimes, made headlines all over the world. Part of a wider, ongoing attempt by human rights activists and lawyers to prosecute the crimes of Latin American military regimes, the case has important implications for national and international law and for politics, diplomacy and democracy. This book brings together political scientists and lawyers from Latin America, the United States, Spain and the UK to analyse the political and historical context of the case, its progress through the courts in the UK and Chile, its handling by national governments, and its political and legal implications, both national and international.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781900039529
ISBN-10: 1900039524
Format: Paperback
Pages: 245
Imprint: Institute for the Study of the Americas
Publisher: Institute for Latin American Studies
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Madeleine Davis

Madeleine Davis is lecturer in politics at Queen Mary, University of London.

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