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First ICTY Moot Court – Organised by ICLB – Begins April 1.

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The first ICTY Moot Court begins this week, organised by the ICLB. Interns and Legal Assistants will be taking on the roles of Defence Counsel, Prosecution Counsel, witnesses and accused. The Moot Court will be judged by ICTY Judges, ICLB members, and ICTY Counsel.  It runs for four consecutive Wednesdays, beginning April 1st.

ICLB Organising First Moot Court Competition at ICTY

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The ICLB is organising, sponsoring and presenting the first moot court competition for legal interns and legal assistants at the ICTY, which will be held on four Wednesday evenings during the month of April. Participants will act as prosecutors or defence counsel, arguing a legal case and will be provided with the opportunity to present… Read more »

Reminder – Conference this weekend on Fragmentation and Judicial Dialogue and International Criminal Law and Cultural Diversity.

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This Saturday, 21 March 2009, the Grotius Centre is hosting a conference focusing on Fragmentation and Judicial Dialogue and International Criminal Law and Cultural Diversity. ICLB member Colleen Rohan will be speaking at this event. She will address the issue of will be addressing the issue of the fragmentation of the definitions of ICL in light… Read more »

Dr Guénaël Mettraux awarded the Lieber Prize

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ICLB member Dr Guénaël Mettraux has been awarded the prestigious Lieber Prize by the American Society of International Law’s Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict for his book “The Law of Command Responsibility” (Oxford University Press, 19 March 2009). The book offers a unique study of the law of command or superior responsibility… Read more »

Conference 1 March 2009: The Israel- Palestine Conflict, the Case of the War on Gaza: Where Do The Legalities Lie?

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ICLB member Steven Kay will participate in a one-day conference on the Israel-Palestine conflict and address the international legal issues raised by this conflict, including the way they have been reported in the media. This University of London Conference is a joint conference with the Association of the Palestinian Community in the UK, The Centre… Read more »

Gillian Higgins on Fair and Expeditious Pre-Trial Proceedings

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The Journal of International Criminal Justice published an article by Gillian Higgins on “Fair and Expeditious Pre-Trial Proceedings: The Future of International Criminal Trials”. The article can be found at the website:  www.jicj.oxfordjournals.org See doi:10.1093/jicj/mqm003

ICLB Member Steven Kay participating in the Frits Kalshoven Competition on International Humanitarian Law

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On the 24 February Steven Kay will participate in a workshop entitled : “International Humanitarian Law as applied by the defence” by Steven Kay QC (Defence Counsel before the ICTY) The IHL Division of the Netherlands Red Cross, the T.M.C. Asser Institute, and the Dutch Ministry of Defence have organised a national student-competition on international… Read more »

Upcoming Conference on Diversification and Fragmentation of International Criminal Law at Grotius Centre, The Hague

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On 21 March 2009 the Grotius Centre, in the framework of its research agenda on Fragmentation, is holding a conference focusing on Fragmentation and Judicial Dialogue and International Criminal Law and Cultural Diversity. ICLB member Colleen Rohan will be speaking at this event. Other speakers will include H.E. Judge Liu Daqun, ICTY, H.E. Judge Frederic… Read more »

Steven Kay to speak at the University of London on international legal issues concerning Israel’s recent offensive in the Gaza Strip

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ICLB member, Steven Kay will speak on the 1 March 2009 at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies on the international legal issues concerning Israel’s recent offensive in the Gaza Strip. This one day conference is being organised by the Centre for Islamic and Middle East Law (CIMEL) and the Association… Read more »

New Publication: The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice

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Published on the 22 January 2009, edited by Antonio Cassese featuring contributions from ICLB members Guenael Mettraux and Gillian Higgins; along with Robert Cryer, Göran Sluiter, Guido Acquaviva,  Katrina Gustafson, Vanessa Thalmann, Paola Gaeta, Amir Cengic and Florian Jessberger; The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice is the first major reference work to provide a… Read more »

ICLB News ! The ICLB launches a Mentoring Scheme in International Criminal Law

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This month the International Criminal Law Bureau launched a Mentoring Scheme in International  Criminal Law. This scheme aims to provide individuals who are training to be lawyers with the opportunity of seeking advice from practitioners in relation to interview techniques, the drafting of a curriculum vitae and guidance on other professional matters. Please contact any… Read more »