Legal Officer in the Appeals Chamber of the ICTY. He has worked for about six years in Chambers at the ICTY, assisting judges and coordinating drafting teams of associate legal officers during pre-trial, trial, and appellate proceedings. He also served for one year as a Legal Officer in the Office of the ICTY President. His education includes an LL.M in international and comparative law from Tulane Law School (Fulbright scholar) and a Ph.D. in international relations from the University of Padova. He is a member of the faculty of the LL.M in International Criminal Law and Crime Prevention (University of Turin and UNICRI) and of the Master in Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution (University of Trento). Acquaviva is one of the editors of the Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice and serves as a member of the Editorial Committee of the Journal of International Criminal Justice. He has published widely on matters related to international criminal law as well as public international law in general.
Senior Legal Adviser to the Pre-Trial Division of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Previously a member of the French Delegation during the ICC negotiations in the Ad Hoc Committee (1995), Preparatory Committee (1996-1998), Rome Conference (1998) and Preparatory Commission (1999-2002). Before that, he was Counsel to the French Government at the European Court of Human Rights (1993-2002). He is also a former Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law in Paris. Bitti is the author of numerous publications on the ICC and he speakes regularly at academic conferences on international criminal justice.
Senior Lecturer at the Law Faculty of Monash University (Australia). Until October 2006 he served as Senior Legal Officer to Trial Chamber III of the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and Senior Legal Adviser to that Chamber on the Milošević case. His professional experiences include nine years working for the ICTY, as well as working in the field of international humanitarian law for the Australian Red Cross, ICRC and International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, as a consultant in international law and human rights and a legal practitioner in Australia. He holds a Ph.D and an LL.M in international criminal law. He is the author of The Milošević Trial: Lessons for the Conduct of Complex International Criminal Proceedings (Cambridge University Press, 2007), the co-author of a three-volume series on international criminal law to be published by Cambridge University Press (2008-2009) and the co-editor of two books of essays on international criminal law and humanitarian law, as well as a General Editor of the Leiden Journal of International Law.
Senior Appeals Counsel in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia since 2005, and Appeals Counsel from 2001 to 2005. Ms Brady has represented the Prosecution as lead counsel and co-counsel in numerous appeals before the ICTY and ICTR Appeal Chambers. From 2009 to mid-2010 she served as Chef de Cabinet in the Office of the President in the Chambers of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Prior to joining the ICTY, she worked as a Prosecution lawyer with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (NSW) in Sydney (1993-2001), a member of the Australian Government Delegation to the Rome Conference and to the Preparatory Commission for the International Criminal Court (1988-2001) and in law firms in Sydney and San Francisco (1989-1992). Ms Brady lectures regularly, and has written several publications on international criminal law and procedure. She has also trained investigators, prosecutors and judges from other international and domestic war crimes courts including the Extraordinary Chambers in Cambodia and the State Court of Bosnia. She holds a Bachlor of Laws (LL.B) and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) from the Australian National University and a Master of Law (LL.M) from the University of Cambridge. She is admitted to practice law in Australia and California.
Associate Professor in criminal law and international criminal law at the Department of Criminal Law of Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Previously, she was an associate legal officer at the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice in The Hague. She is the author of the book Supranational Criminal Prosecution of Sexual Violence: The ICC and the Practice of the ICTY and the ICTR (Oxford – Antwerp: Intersentia, 2005), for which she received the Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award 2006. She is a member of the International Advisory Council of the Centre for Justice and Reconciliation in The Hague, the chair of the board of the organisation Mukomeze (“Empower her”) and a senior researcher with the International Victimology Institute Tilburg (INTERVICT).
Assistant Professor of Law at William and Mary School of Law since 2004. She received her B.A. in philosophy, summa cum laude, from the University of Portland and her Ph.D. from Leiden University in December 2005. Previously served as legal advisor at the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague and a law clerk to Judge Diarmuid O'Scannlain on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and to Justice Anthony Kennedy at the United States Supreme Court. Her major publications include Guilty Pleas in International Criminal Law: Constructing a Restorative Justice Approach (Stanford University Press, 2007) and Fact Finding in International Criminal Law: The Appearance, the Reality, and the Future (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming in 2009) and others.
Lecturer at the Institute of International Law and International Relations, University of Graz (Austria). She is also the Executive Director at the Salzburg Law School on International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law (SLS). Until 2006 Ms. Astrid Reisinger Coracini was a Legal Officer to the Austrian Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Prior to this (2001-2005), she served as a Research Assistant for International Criminal Law under Prof. Dr. Otto Triffterer at the Institute for Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Criminology at the University of Salzburg. She authored numerous publications, the most recent one being 'Evaluating Domestic Legislation on the Customary Crime of Agression under the Rome Statute's Complementarity Regime', in Göran Sluiter/Carsten Stahn (eds.), The ICC's Emerging Practice: The Court At Five Years (2009).
The President of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands since 2008. Prior to this, he was a Vice-president of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands since 2006. In his career he served as a Public Prosecutor in Arnhem and as a professor of Criminal Law at the Radboud University Nijmegen. He has published extensively in the field of criminal law, including Het Nederlands Strafprocesrecht, which has been an authoritive work on the subject ever since, and the first book on European criminal law, covering human rights in Europe, judicial cooperation in Europe and the criminal law of the European Union, Le droit pénal européen, translated in English (European criminal law) and in Dutch (Het Europese strafrecht).
Appeals Counsel with the Office of the Prosecutor at the ICTY since 2005. Over the past years Mr. Costi has served as counsel in appeals cases before the ICTY Appeal Chambers. Prior to this he was a Criminal Lawyer in Bologna, Italy (2000-2005). He is a member of the faculty of the LL.M in International Criminal Law and Crime Prevention (University of Turin and UNICRI) and lecturer in International Criminal Law at the University of Bologna. He has published on international criminal law and procedure and he is co-author of Introduzione al diritto penale internazionale (Giuffrè, 2006).
Assistant Professor of criminal law and international criminal law at Temple University Beasley School of Law. She is also a doctoral candidate at the Irish Center for Human Rights at the National University of Galway. She previously taught human rights law at Georgetown University and practiced criminal defense law in San Francisco, California. She participated in the Rome Conference on the International Criminal court as a legal advisor to the delegation from Sénégal. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on international criminal law.
Director of the Division for Criminal Cases and International Legal Cooperation at the Swedish Ministry of Justice and Visiting Professor; Honorary Professor, University College London, UK. Formerly Associate Judge of Appeals, Svea Court of Appeals, Stockholm, Sweden, a Consultant for the Swedish Section of the International Commission of Jurists (South Africa Project) and Professor of Procedural Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Friman has served as a member of the Swedish ICC delegation since 1996 and to the Rome Conference. He is the author of numerous publications on international criminal law including the recent collaboration An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure (Cambridge University Press, 2007).
Currently: trial attorney at the Office of the Prosecutor, ICTY; barrister-at-law, Ireland; member of the Editorial Committee of the Journal of International Criminal Justice. Formerly: associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; legal adviser, Bank of England, on secondment from Freshfields; legal adviser, United Nations International Independent Investigation Commission; trial attorney, ICTY and ICTR; adjunct lecturer, Irish Centre for Human Rights. LL.B. (Trinity College, Dublin), M.Phil. (Cambridge University).
Member of the Department of Legal Sciences at the University of Bologna; the author of several publications on international criminal law and procedure.
Professor in Criminal Law at the University of Tilburg. In 1985 he got his doctoral disseration (cum laude) at the University of Leiden. The thesis was published as a book with the title 'Compensation for crime victims in the criminal justice systems'. The book was awarded the prestigeous 'Moddermanprijs' in 1986, a bi-annual prize for the disseration which has contributed significantly to the development of research in criminal law and criminal procedure. He is the founder of the International Victimology Institute Tilburg (INTERVICT). In 2007 he received the appointment of 'honorary member' of the Serbian Society of Victimology.
Senior Appeals Counsel, Office of the Prosecutor, ICC. Formerly, he served as Appeals Counsel, Office of the Prosecutor, ICTY and a member of the Argentine ICC delegation to the Rome Conference. His academic appointments include the positions of visiting fellow at the London School of Economics, where he taught international law and international criminal law, Permanent Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law and Procedure at the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires, and Visiting Professor at the University of Münster. He has taught numerous courses and spoken at conferences on the problems of international criminal law, comparative criminal law and human rights. Guariglia has published extensively in the field.
Research Associate and Ph.D. Candidate, Institute for Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, University of Cologne; Law Clerk at the Regional Court of Cologne (Germany). Till attended the University of Freiburg (Germany) and McGill University (Canada). After graduating from Freiburg in 2004, he worked with a law firm in Düsseldorf and then clerked for Judge Schomburg of the ICTY/ICTR. Since late 2005, he has been a research associate with Professor Dr. Claus Kress, who is the supervisor for Till’s thesis on defense counsel misconduct before the international criminal courts.
Deputy Registrar at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon since 2009. Mr. von Hebel previously served as Registrar and Deputy Registrar of the Special Court of Sierra Leone. Before joining the Special Court, he served as Legal Advisor to the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1991-2000) and the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (2001-2006).
Doctoral researcher at the Institute for Human Rights at the Åbo Akademi University, Turku (Finland). The author of International Criminal Tribunals and Victims of Crime - A Study of the Status of Victims before International Criminal Tribunals and of Factors Affecting This Status (2004).
Professor and Dean of the University College Dublin and Professor at Queen’s University Belfast. He was educated at the University of Durham (1976) and University of Wales (LL.M., 1980) and called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1977 and to the English Bar in 1985. Jackson was appointed Lecturer in Law at Queen’s University Belfast in 1980, became Reader in Law in 1990 and Professor of Public Law in 1995. He has taught at a number of law schools apart from Queen's including University College Cardiff, the City University London and the University of Sheffield where he was Reader in Law in 1993 and 1994. He has also held Visiting Professorships at Hastings College of the Law, University of California in 2000 and at the Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales in 2007. From 1998-2000 he was an independent assessor on the Northern Ireland Criminal Justice Review which was established under the Belfast Agreement to review the Northern Ireland criminal justice system. He is currently a Life Sentence Review Commissioner for Northern Ireland. Presently the recipient of a British Academy Two Year Research Leave Fellowship (from 2006-2008). His research focuses on Evidence, Comparative Criminal Procedure and Human Rights. Co-editor of several publications on comparative criminal law, including (with Sean Doran) Judge without Jury: Diplock Trials in the Adversary System (Clarendon Press, 1995), The Judicial Role in Criminal Proceedings (Hart, 2000, edited with Sean Doran) and the author of numerous articles.
Legal officer at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. Formerly a Research Fellow with the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and Senior Legal Adviser, Office of the Prosecutor, Special Court for Sierra Leone. Her numerous publications in the field of international criminal law include, among others, The Responsibility of States for International Crimes (Oxford University Press, 2000).
Criminal lawyer with Hamm and Partner (Frankfurn am Main, Germany) since 1997 and defence counsel in three cases at the ICTY and in another case before the ICTR. His name is on the list of Counsel at the ICC. He received his legal education in Frankfurt am Main and in Lausanne, Switzerland and worked as assistant to Professor Dr Walter Kargl of the chair of Philosophy of Law, Theory of Law and Criminal Law at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Law School in Frankfurt am Main before being admitted to the Bar. In 2003-2004 he served as vice-president of the Association of Defence Counsel practising before the ICTY. Member of the Committee on European Law of the German Federal Bar (BRAK), which he represents in the Council of the International Criminal Bar, and member of the Executive Committee of the Deutsche Strafverteidiger e.V. He is also a member of the German Bar Association (DAV). Member of the editorial board of the International Criminal Law Review and of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at Durham University. The author of numerous publications on international criminal law and procedure.
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Ph. D. candidate and lecturer at Stockholm University, researching Evidence in International Criminal Procedure. He is also a junior judge at the Blekinge District Court (Sweden) and has worked at the ICC as a law clerk.
Dr. Suzannah Linton is Professor of International Law at Bangor Law School, Bangor University, in the United Kingdom. She is on the IEF Steering Board and coordinates Working Group 5 on Trial Proceedings. Professor Linton was previously at the University of Hong Kong, where she directed the LLM in Human Rights programme from 2005-2009. Professor Linton teaches Public International Law, and specialised options such as International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law. Professor Linton has wide practical work experience with international courts and tribunals, and international organisations, including the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Special Panels for Serious Crimes in East TImor. She has worked especially intensively in and on the Balkans, Cambodia, Indonesia, East Timor and Bangladesh. Professor Linton recently launched a major website providing global access to Hong Kong's War Crimes Trials, a forgotten post-World War II accountability process, and edited the Criminal Law Forum's Special Edition on the international crimes proceedings in Bangladesh. For more, click here.
Permanent Judge at the ICTY since 2000. He studied Law and International Relations at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Before joining ICTY, he was ambassador to Jamaica and also permanent representative of the People's Republic of China to the International Seabed Authority.
Judge in the Supreme Court Chamber at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.
She holds a degree in Law from the National University of Ireland, Galway, and an LL.M. cum laude in Public International Law from Leiden University. She is currently undertaking a PhD in the Irish Centre for Human Rights where her research is on fair trial rights in international criminal proceedings. Yvonne is the winner of the inaugural Böhler Franken Koppe Wijngaarden advocaten/Hague Academic Coalition Award for Young Professionals (2009), and is co-editor of the Oxford Reports on International Criminal Law.
Assistant Professor of Law, the Canada Research Chair of the Law of Human Rights and Legal Pluralism and the Director of the McGill Clinic for Sierra Leone Special Court. Before joining the University of McgGill, he was an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Toronto. In the past, he has worked for the International Committee of the Red Cross and was a member of the French delegation at the Rome conference that created the International Criminal Court. As of the summer of 2009, he will be involved in a three-year research project entited 'International Criminal Justice v. Transitional Justice', which explored issues of hybridity, accountability and victim-orientation in the context of international criminal courts.
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Ph.D. candidate at the Amsterdam Center for International Law of the University of Amsterdam, whose research focus is on the pre-trial phase in international criminal proceedings. He holds a Masters Degree in Law from the Catholic University of Leuven and a European Masters Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation from the Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation in Venice and the University of Maastricht. In 2006, he received several awards, including the Max van der Stoel Prize for his dissertation ‘Corporate Involvement in Gross Human Rights Violations and the Lack of an International Forum, a Future Role to Play for the ICC?’ which was published by Marsilio Editori (Italy).
Permanent Judge at the ICTY since 2009. Judge Morrison is a Member of the Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association and British Institute for International and Comparative Law. He is also a Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of International Criminal Justice and a Member of Race Relations Committee and Equal Opportunities Committee of the Bar Council. In the present, he is teaching and lecturing on international criminal and humanitarian/human rights law at universities and conferences worldwide including the UK, Holland, Germany, Italy, Belgium, USA, Australia, Spain and the Middle East.
Senior Trial Attorney at the Office of the Prosecutor at the ICTY. The author of an extensive number of publications on international criminal law and the jurisprudence of international criminal tribunals. Member of the Editorial Committee of the Journal of International Criminal Justice.
Judge Motoo Noguchi is international judge of the Supreme Court Chamber at the Extraordinary Chambers in the courts of Cambodia (ECCC) as well as a member of the tribunal's Judicial Administration Committee and the Rules and Procedure Committee. In his home country, Japan, he is professor at UNAFEI (United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders), serving concurrently as senior attorney at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Legal Affairs Bureau. He started his career as public prosecutor at the Ministry of Justice in 1985 and has accumulated considerable experiences in criminal investigations and trials. He has also been engaged in the provision of legal technical assistance and capacity building for developing countries since 1996. Judge Noguchi graduated from the University of Tokyo, faculty of law (1983) and the Legal Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1985). Judge Noguchi's recent teaching activities include faculty members of 6th Specialization Course in International Criminal Law held by International Institute of the Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences (2007), faculty member of Summer Institute on International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights organized by Asian International Justice Initiative (2008 - 2009), and visiting lecturer/professor at the University of Tokyo, graduate studies programs (2009).
Sarah Nouwen is a Ph.D. candidate at Cambridge University and the author of several publications on international criminal law.
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Judge at the International Criminal Court, since 2007. He has more than twenty years of comprehensive experience in criminal law and procedure. As an Advocate, he has been representing defendants in criminal and civil cases before Magistrates' Courts, the High Court and the Court of Appeal in Uganda since 1972. Judge Nsereko holds the degrees of LL.B from the University of East Africa in Tanzania, M.C.J. from Howard University, and LL.M and J.S.D. from New York University (US). Since 1996 he is a professor of Law at the University of Botswana.
Assistant Professor of Law at Cornell Law School. Before that, Prof. Ohlin taught as an associate-in-law at Columbia Law School, where he received a J.D. in 2005 and a Ph.D. in philosophy in 2002. His scholarship has appeared in the Columbia Law Review, the American Journal of International Law, the Journal of International Criminal Justice, and the Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology. He is a member of the editorial committee of the Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice and a guest editor of a special issue on torture for the Journal of International Criminal Justice. His book Defending Humanity: When Force is Justified and Why (with G.P. Fletcher) was published by Oxford University Press in 2008.
Kelly Pitcher studied law at the University of Kent (1999-2002), the University of Aberdeen (2002-2003) and the University of Amsterdam (2007-2009). She has previously worked with counsel representing accused at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (2004-2007) and at an international law firm based in Amsterdam (2007-2009) and is currently working at the University of Amsterdam. In addition to undertaking PhD research in the field of international criminal procedure, Kelly teaches subjects in Dutch criminal law.
Judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and Head of the Legal Advisory Section within the Division of Treaty Affairs at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna. She graduated as a gold medalist from the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba (Canada). She participated in the negiotation of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the Rome Statute for the International Criminal Court.
Phillip Rapoza is Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. He received a B.A. magna cum laude from Yale College and a J.D. from Cornell Law School. He currently serves as Vice-President of the International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation and is on the Board of Implementation of the Minimum Rules of the UN for the Treatment of Prisoners.
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Legal Advisor, Office of the Prosecutor, ICC; formerly ICTY and UN Human Rights field operations. His academic qualifications include a Ph.D (LSE) and an LL.M (Nottingham). The author of several publications on international criminal justice.
Geoffrey Robertson is the founder and head of Doughty Street Chambers. He serves as a Master of the Bench at the Middle Temple and is a recorder and visiting professor at Queen Mary, University of London. He obtained his law degree from the Sydney Law School and studied at Oxford, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Civil Law. In 2006 he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of Sydney. He has appeared in civil liberties cases before the European Court of Human Rights and in other courts across the world. He sat as an appeal judge at the UN Special Court for Sierra Leone until 2007.
Professor of Human Rights Law and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland – Galway, Ireland. He is also Global Legal Scholar at the University of Warwick School of Law, Visiting Professor at Queen’s University Belfast School of Law and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and professeur associé at the Université du Québec à Montréal. Professor Schabas holds post-graduate degrees in history and in law from universities in Canada. He is the author of eighteen monographs and more than 200 articles dealing with international human rights law and international criminal law. Professor Schabas was a member of the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy, and has an LL.D honoris causa from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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Professor of International Criminal Law, in particular the Law of International Criminal Procedure at the University of Amsterdam and a judge at the Utrecht and The Hague District Courts. In the latter capacity, Sluiter sat on the Van Anraat case, the first genocide case in the Netherlands. Previously, he worked as a Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law at the University of Amsterdam and a Lecturer in International Law at Utrecht University. He is the co-founder and co-editor (with Prof. André Klip) of the series Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals, the co-editor (with C. Stahn) of The Emerging Practice of the International Criminal Court (Brill, forthcoming 2008) and the co-editor (with S. Vasiliev) of International Criminal Procedure: Towards a Coherent Body of Law (CMP, 2009). He is also the author of International Criminal Adjudication and the Collection of Evidence: Obligations of States (Intersentia, 2003), the co-author (with Alexander Zahar) of International Criminal Law: A Critical Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2008). He has published an extensive number of articles in journals, including the Journal of International Criminal Justice and International Criminal Law Review, where he serves as a member of the editorial committee and a member of the editorial board respectively.
Professor of Criminal Law at the University of Saarlanden – Saarbrücken. Formerly Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Criminal Law and the Institute for Legal Philosophy at the University of Bonn. He wrote his dissertation in 1997 and was habilitated in 2006 at the University of Bonn. He currently teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Sociology and several other advanced Criminal Law and International Criminal Law courses. He has authored numerous publications on criminal law.
Associate Legal Officer at the Trial Chamber II of the ICTY. Qualifications include J.D. (University of Arizona, 1995) and LL.M. (Leiden University, 2006). He is on the Editorial Board of the Leiden Journal of International Law and is the author of several publications on international criminal law.
Trial Attorney at the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICTY, which he joined in 1994. Prior to that, he worked for 18 years as a District Attorney and Regional Deputy Procurator in the Ukraine. He was involved in the early stages of ICC institution-building, in the capacity of an official representative of the ICTY to the
Judge at the ICTY, since 2006. He is also professor of Criminal Law and Procedure at the University of Zurich. Judge Trechsel obtained a degree in law and a PhD from the University of Bern, where he became an associate professor in 1972. He was elected to the European Commission of Human Rights in 1975, later becoming its Vice-president (1987-1994) and President (1995-1999). He is the author of several books in English and German and of numerous articles in law journals in German, English, French, Portuguese and Italian. One of his major publications it the book entitled Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings.
Associate Professor at the SMU Dedman School of Law. Formerly a Coker Fellow at Yale Law School and articles editor for the Yale Law Journal and the Yale Journal of International Law. From 2002 to 2004, she served as a Bigelow Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School, where she taught Legal Research and Writing and Comparative Criminal Procedure. Her teaching and scholarship interests are criminal law and procedure and public international law. Her major publications include Plea Bargaining Across Borders (Aspen Global Dimension Series, forthcoming 2009), ‘Defense Perspectives on Law and Politics in International Criminal Trials’ (48 Vanderbilt Journal of Int’l Law 2008), ‘Transnational Networks and International Criminal Justice’ (105 Michigan Law Review 2007) and others.
Sergey Vasiliev is a Ph.D. candidate in international criminal procedure at the Amsterdam Center for International Law of the University of Amsterdam since 2006. He holds a law degree from the Bashkir State University in Russia (2003) and an LL.M in International and European Criminal Law from the University of Maastricht (2005). Co-editor (with G. Sluiter) of International Criminal Procedure: Towards a Coherent Body of Law (CMP, 2009) and author of several publications on international criminal law and procedure.
Judge Wald now serves as Chair of the Open Society Institute's Criminal Justice Iniative and is a member of the board of directors for Mental Disability Rights Internationaal. Prior to this, she accepted an appointment to serve on the 14 member panel of judges of the International Criminal Tribunal of former Yugoslavia in The Hague.
Professor of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and International Criminal Law at the University of Cologne. Has published extensively on guilty pleas, prosecutorial discretion, the role of the victim, the protection of witnesses in criminal process.
Judge of the Appeal Chamber of the Administrative Court in the city of Buenos Aires and President of the United Nations Appeal Tribunal in New York. She studied law at the University of Buenos Aires, doctor juris of the University of La Plata, Argentina and research fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute in Hamburg, Germany. Judge Weinberg served as advisor on international law to the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2000 to 2003. She represented Argentina at various diplomatic conferences and was Argentina's representative to UNIDROIT until 2003. She was a judge of the ICTR from 2003 to 2008 and was designated as a member of the Appeals Chamber of the ICTY and ICTR from June 2003 to October 2005. Currently Professor of Private International Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Buenos Aires and Director of the German-Argentine Center of the University of Buenos Aires. Authored several books and numerous publications.
Judge at the International Criminal Court. She graduated from Brussels University in 1974 and obtained a PhD in International Criminal Law in 1979. She was a professor of Law at the University of Antwerp (1985 - 2005) where she taught criminal law, criminal procedure, comparitive criminal law and international criminal law. She authored numerous publications in all these fields. She served in the International Court of Justice as an ad hoc judge in the Arrest Warrant Case (2000 - 2002) and was elected as a judge in the ICTY where she served for more than five years (2003 - 2009). She is Judge at the ICC as of 11 March 2009.
Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University Law School in Australia; formerly a Legal Officer at the ICTY and ICTR. Dr Zahar has published extensively on international criminal law, including a book he wrote in collaboration with G. Sluiter - International Criminal Law: A Critical Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2008). A collection of essays edited by Dr Zahar with Professor Sluiter and the late Professor Swart, entitled The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, is due out in May 2011 (Oxford University Press).
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Professor of International Law, University of Catania, Italy. Before being awarded a PhD at the European University Institute in Florence (2000), he worked at the Registry and Chambers of the ICTY (1995-1997). His subsequent appointments include Associate Professor at the University of Pisa and the University of Florence and Scientific Project Manager of ETHICS - European Training in Higher International Criminal Sciences at the European University Institute. Prof. Zappalà has published extensively in the field of international criminal law. He is the author of Human Rights in International Criminal Proceedings (Oxford University Press, 2003). Prof. Zappalà is also a member of the board of editors and managing editor of the Journal of International Criminal Justice.