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2010 | 2(14) | 375-388
Article title

Formuła Radbrucha jako instrumentarium sprawiedliwości tranzycyjnej

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RADBRUCH’S FORMULA AS AN INSTRUMENTS OF TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE
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This article is a case study on point of statutory lawlessness an supra -statutory law doctrine application, in processes of reckoning with the past of totalitarian regimes. At the beginning, the author defined the transitional justice and he described difficulties connected with its application. There is also explained the term of Radbruch’s formula and its origin. In this consideration, there is touched the subject area of using the Radbruch’s formula application in de -Nazification processes, in post -war Germany. The author raised the problem of retroactivity the Allied Control Council’s acts that was penalizing Nazi war crimes. The problem of Radbruch formula’s application in processes of reckoning with the former GDR past is also reviewed. The author outlined the transitional justice procedures in United Germany based on criminal trials of “Berlin Wallshooters”. In conclusion the article, the author tries to recapitulate the process of Radbruch formula’s application as an instrument of retrospective justice. The author points to a possibility of using statutory lawlessness and supra -statutory law doctrine in future, especially in situation of regime change. Simultaneously, there was formulated a prediction that Radbruch’s formula will have being completed by international human rights system in transitional justice procedures.
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  • Wydział Prawa i Administracji UJ, 31-005 Cracow, ul. Bracka 12, Poland
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