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The International Criminal Law group at PluriCourts regularly provides updates on news, blog posts and issues related to international criminal tribunals. Here are the updates from week 1 2016.
In this International Criminal Law lunch, PhD Candidate Anni Pues (University of Glasgow) will discuss the role of the Prosecutorial Office at the International Criminal Court (ICC).
ICL lunch With Espen Flagstad, legal advisor to the Norwegian Red Cross.
International Criminal Law (ICL) re-emerged onto the global stage in the 1990s in a flood of good will and optimism. Two decades later, with its honeymoon stage well behind it, states, practitioners, scholars and others are asking where we go from here.
This conference will bring together a mix of practitioners and scholars from the field of international criminal justice to exchange perspectives and to suggest solutions.
In this International Criminal Law lunch, researcher Kjersti Lohne will present her research project investigating international forum shopping among international courts and judicial fora by Guantánamo detainees’ defence counsel and human rights NGOs.
Is fragmentation a threat to international law? In their book, Professor Mads Andenæs and Dr Eirik Bjørge (eds.) contend that the fragmentation of international law is far exceeded by its convergence. Discussants at the book launch will be Professor Inger Johanne Sand and PhD Candidate Sondre Torp Helmersen.
The International Criminal Law group at PluriCourts regularly provides updates on news, blog posts and issues related to international criminal tribunals. Here are the updates from week 46.
At the PluriCourts lunch seminar, Kjersti Lohne will talk about the role of human rights NGOs in international criminal justice based on her recently defended PhD thesis “Advocates of Humanity”.
By Nino Tsereteli, Researcher, MultiRights/PluriCourts
International Law Lunch with Associate Professor Yasuhito Fukui, Hiroshima Peace Institute, Japan.
Two new researchers will bolster the international criminal law research at PluriCourts. Joanna Nicholson and Kjersti Lohne will both contribute to the edited book The Legitimacy and Effectiveness of International Criminal Tribunals.
In this article, Postdoctoral fellow Claudio Corradetti defends a qualified correlation between ICC’s retribution and deterrence effects. He claims that the hypothesis of the ICC’s deterring effects accounts in Kenya is constructed upon a general condition of direct compliance by self-interested rational actors (such as high-ranking political candidates and their secretariat) as well as on unintended effects of ethnic stabilization. Read the full article here.