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Part V Accountability of States for Genocide, 17 State Responsibility for Conspiracy, Incitement, and Attempt to Commit Genocide

Jens David Ohlin

From: The UN Genocide Convention: A Commentary

Edited By: Paola Gaeta

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 May 2024

Responsibility of states — Modes of liability — Genocide
The lack of case law or actual adjudication presents an impediment to a complete scholarly assessment of the possibility of state responsibility for conspiracy, incitement, and attempt to commit genocide. Nonetheless, it is possible to determine the outer contours of these notions without reference to their direct application in the case law. As a matter of methodology, one can harness the already well-developed understanding of the category of attempts from the criminal law, the concept of state responsibility under international law, and our doctrinal...
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