The state as defendant – outline of a study
2011 (English)In: NSfKs 53. Forskerseminar: Balingsholm, Sverige 2011. / [ed] Ragnheiður Bragadóttir, 2011, 103-114 p.Conference paper (Other academic)
With two points of departures: (1) no state can avoid committing crimes, and (2) the crime the state commits varies with state formations, the paper is an outline of a study aimed to explore state crimes in a well develop democratic state with a good reputation when it comes to protecting human rights. This is done by using tree mechanisms exercising control of state actions, The Parliamentary Ombudsmen, Chancellor of Justice and The European Court of Human Rights, and examine the cases the Swedish state were hold accountable for between the years 2000 to 2010. Since the study is in progress, no results can be presented.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. 103-114 p.
state crime, control of the state, The Parliamentary Ombudsmen, Chancellor of Justice, The European Court of Human Rights
Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified
Research subject Criminology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-66799OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-66799DiVA: diva2:468620
NSfKs forskerseminar i Balingsholm, Sverige 2011