Thursday, December 31, 2009

Symposium: International Criminal Court

The current two issues of the New Criminal Law Review (Vol. 12, nos. 3 & 4, Summer & Fall 2009) contain a symposium on the International Criminal Court. Contents include:

  • Kevin Jon Heller, Introduction
  • Neil Boister, Treaty Crimes, International Criminal Court?
  • Roger S. Clark, Building on Article 8(2)(b)(xx) of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court: Weapons and Methods of Warfare
  • Robert Cryer, Royalism and the King: Article 21 of the Rome Statute and the Politics of Sources
  • Jens David Ohlin, Joint Criminal Confusion
  • Elies van Sliedregt, Article 28 of the ICC Statute: Mode of Liability and/or Separate Offense?
  • Mohamed Elewa Badar, Dolus Eventualis and the Rome Statute Without It?
  • Olympia Bekou, A Case for Review of Article 88, ICC Statute: Strengthening a Forgotten Provision
  • Ilias Bantekas, The Need to Amend Article 12 of the ICC Statute: Remedying the Effects of Multilateral Treaties upon Third Parties
  • Cedric Ryngaert, The International Criminal Court and Universal Jurisdiction: A Fraught Relationship
  • Héctor Olásolo, Systematic and Casuistic Approaches to the Role of Victims in Criminal Proceedings Before the International Criminal Court
  • Michael Bohlander, Pride and Prejudice or Sense and Sensibility? A Pragmatic Proposal for the Recruitment of Judges at the ICC and Other International Criminal Courts
  • Kai Ambos, Confidential Investigations (Article 54(3)(E) ICC Statute) vs. Disclosure Obligations: The Lubanga Case and National Law
  • Alexander Zahar, International Court and Private Citizen
  • Göran Sluiter, “I Beg You, Please Come Testify”—The Problematic Absence of Subpoena Powers at the ICC

UPDATE (8:48AM): I just noticed that shortly before I posted the above last night Kevin Jon Heller posted on Opinio Juris an explanation of the genesis of this symposium, which he edited.