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Internationalizing the Juridical Field Despite the disappointment claiming rights often brings, the language of rights has proliferated transnationally. What once were tragedies are now also potentially violations of international law; acts of war are crimes. Perpetrators are held to account in criminal courts. Legalizing politics by relying on juridical forms has been a rallying cry in reorganizing accountability and in claims for justice (Blichner and Molander 2008), including in transitional justice.
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1) heeded these calls by reframing debates over legal efficacy and the operation of legal institutions around the study of social context. Other works focused on developing general theoretical frameworks to explain how law operates in context or identified middle‐range social mechanisms through which context influences law. ” Kalven and Zeisel, The American Jury. ” Skolnick, Justice Without Trial. Loftus, Eyewitness Testimony. Friedman, A History of American Law. Black, The Behavior of Law. Chambliss and Seidman, Law, Order and Power.