International Criminal Law

The field of international Criminal Law (ICL) is under pressure. Many query whether ICL can live up to the high expectations that have been placed upon it, and whether it is truly possible for the international criminal justice system to bring peace, reconciliation and accountability to communities ravaged by violence, hatred and impunity. Expectations are shifting as to what can realistically be achieved, with many believing that ICL is at a critical juncture.

The Legitimacy of International Criminal Tribunals

Edited book by Cecilia BaillietNobuo Hayashi, and Joanna Nicholson from Cambridge University Press on the Legitimacy of International Criminal Tribunals

This multidisciplinary volume investigates key issues pertaining to legitimacy: criminal accountability, normative development, truth-discovery, complementarity, regionalism, and judicial cooperation.

Book projects and special issues

Research resources

Planned articles by the international criminal law team