The paper is dedicated to the defense of superior orders in international law. The author discusses attempts to use this defense in three trials, - Adolf Eichmann's, William Calley's and Lynndie England's. The paper juxtaposes the trials and provides conclusions on the success of this defense in each case.
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Superior orders, William Calley, Adolf Eichmann, Lynndie England, War crimes
Restivo, Natalia M. , "Defense of Superior Orders in International Criminal Law as Portrayed in Three Trials: Eichmann, Calley and England" (2006). Cornell Law School Graduate Student Papers. Paper 18.