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Bare Justice: A Feminist Theory of Justice and Its Potential Application to Crimes of Sexual Violence in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Carpenter, Megan M.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2008) Creighton Law Review, vol. 41:595-661

The article develops a feminist legal theory of justice that seeks to overcome the limitations of traditional legal strategies. The author then applies her theory to the case of sexual crimes perpetrated against women in Rwanda in an effort to conceptualize a justice that empowers women.


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