Early release in international criminal law

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Abstract

Modern international tribunals have developed a presumption of unconditional early release after prisoners serve two thirds of their sentences, which decreases transparency and is generally out of line with the goals of international criminal law. I trace the development of this doctrine to a false analogy with the law of domestic parole. I then suggest an alternative approach based on prisoners' changed circumstances and enumerate criteria for tribunals to use in future early release decisions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1784-1828
Number of pages45
JournalYale Law Journal
Volume123
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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