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Status of corporations in the Travaux Préparatoires of the Genocide Convention: The search for personhood
Michael J. Kelly, The Status of Corporations in the Travaux Préparatoires of the Genocide Convention: The Search for Personhood, 43 Case W. Res. J. Int'l L. 483 (2011).
This article delves into the negotiating history of the 1948 Genocide Convention to determine whether corporations were intended to be included or excluded in the term "persons" as that term is used in the treaty and, ...
Ending corporate impunity for genocide: The case against China's state-owned petroleum company in Sudan
Michael J. Kelly, Ending Corporate Impunity for Genocide: The Case Against China's State-Owned Petroleum Company in Sudan, 90 Or. L. Rev. 413 (2011).
This case study explores the corporate criminal liability of the Chinese National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) for complicity in the Darfur genocide in Sudan. Together with theoretical elements published elsewhere, this ...
Debate over genocide in Darfur, Sudan
Michael J. Kelly, The Debate over Genocide in Darfur, Sudan, 18 U.C. David J. Int'l L. & Pol'y 205 (2011).
Status of victims under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
Michael J. Kelly, The Status of Victims Under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, in Victims of International Crimes: An Interdisciplinary Discourse 47 (Thorsten Bonacker & Christoph Safferling eds., 2013).
Islam and international criminal law: A brief (in)compatability study
Michael J. Kelly, Islam & International Criminal Law: A Brief (In)compatability Study, 14 Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law 3 (2008-2009), reprinted (with updates) in Pace Int'l L. Rev. Online Companion, March 2010, at 1.
Grafting the command responsibility doctrine onto corporate criminal liability for atrocities
Michael J. Kelly, Grafting the Command Responsibility Doctrine onto Corporate Criminal Liability for Atrocities, 24 Emory Int'l L. Rev. 671 (2010).
This paper explores the theoretical parameters associated with applying the command responsibility doctrine for prosecuting military superiors under international law to corporations. The jump from the military context to ...
"Never again"? German Chemical Corporation complicity in the Kurdish genocide
Michael J. Kelly, "Never Again"? German Chemical Corporation Complicity in the Kurdish Genocide, 31 Berkeley J. Int'l L. 348 (2013).
German chemical corporations were complicit in the gassing of Allied troops in World War I and concentration camp prisoners in World War II. The shock of the Holocaust resulted in adoption of the Genocide Convention and ...
Nazis after Hitler: How perpetrators of the Holocaust cheated justice and truth
Michael J. Kelly, Nazis After Hitler: How Perpetrators of the Holocaust Cheated Justice and Truth, 27 Holocaust & Genocide Stud. 344 (2013) (book review).
Prosecuting corporations for Genocide under international law
Michael J. Kelly, Prosecuting Corporations for Genocide Under International Law, 6 Harv. L. & Pol'y Rev. 339 (2012).
The thrust of the 1948 Genocide Convention makes people accountable for committing genocide or complicity in genocide. They should not be able to hide in corporate form, and the treaty does not provide protection for ...
Surviving genocide: Lessons from the past and hope for our future
Michael Kelly, Surviving Genocide: Lessons from the Past and Hope for Our Future, Creighton Law., Fall 2016, at 18.