Friday, December 11, 2009

New Issue: Journal of International Criminal Justice

The latest issue of the Journal of International Criminal Justice (Vol. 7, no. 5, November 2009) is out. Contents include:

  • Current Events
    • Thomas Weigend, Foreword
    • The Special Tribunal for Lebanon Kicks Off
    • Matthew Gillett & Matthias Schuster, The Special Tribunal for Lebanon Swiftly Adopts Its Rules of Procedure and Evidence
    • Guénaël Mettraux, The Internationalization of Domestic Jurisdictions by International Tribunals: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon Renders Its First Decisions
    • Lukasz Korecki, Procedural Tools for Ensuring Cooperation of States with the Special Tribunal for Lebanon
    • Universal Jurisdiction Reloaded?
    • Julia Geneuss, Fostering a Better Understanding of Universal Jurisdiction: A Comment on the AU–EU Expert Report on the Principle of Universal Jurisdiction
  • Articles
    • Alison Bisset, Rethinking the Powers of Truth Commissions in Light of the ICC Statute
    • Nora Karsten, Distinguishing Military and Non-military Superiors: Reflections on the Bemba Case at the ICC
    • Kate Gibson & Daniella Rudy, A New Model of International Criminal Procedure?: The Progress of the Duch Trial at the ECCC
    • Francesco Messineo ‘Extraordinary Renditions’ and State Obligations to Criminalize and Prosecute Torture in the Light of the Abu Omar Case in Italy
  • National Prosecution of International Crimes: Cases and Legislation
    • Nehal C. Bhuta & Volker Nerlich, Foreword
    • Mandiaye Niang, The Senegalese Legal Framework for the Prosecution of International Crimes
    • Antonina Okuta, National Legislation for Prosecution of International Crimes in Kenya
    • Bonolo Ramadi Dinokopila, The Prosecution and Punishment of International Crimes in Botswana
    • Katherine Gallagher, Universal Jurisdiction in Practice: Efforts to Hold Donald Rumsfeld and Other High-level United States Officials Accountable for Torture
    • Larissa van den Herik, A Quest for Jurisdiction and an Appropriate Definition of Crime: Mpambara before the Dutch Courts
    • Nehal C. Bhuta, Conflicting International Obligations and the Risk of Torture and Unfair Trial: Critical Comments on R (Al-Saadoon and Mufdhi) v. Secretary of State for Defence and Al-Saadoon and Mufdhi v. United Kingdom
    • Sergey Sayapin, A Short Tribute to Professor Raphael Lemkin (1900–1959)
  • Highlights
    • Katharina Margetts & Patrick Hayden, Current Developments at the Ad Hoc International Criminal Tribunals