Category Archives: Next ICC Prosecutor

A Done Deal: Bensouda is Next ICC Prosecutor

According to Colum Lynch and a few other observers, Fatou Bensouda will become the next top Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court. Earlier this week, the ICC announced that the four short-listed candidates (Robert Petit of Canada; Andrew Cayley of … Continue reading

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ICC’s Next Top Prosecutor: In the Bag – AU Endorses Bensouda for ICC Prosecutor

No suprise here, but as reported (apparently exclusively) by IntLawGrrls, the African Union (AU) has endorsed Fatou Bensouda as the ICC’s next chief Prosecutor. They did so in an AU meeting in Ethiopia back in June: “Ms. Fatou Bomm Bensouda of … Continue reading

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An Argentinean Judge Judy: Moreno-Ocampo’s Retirement Plans?

As many readers will know, this coming December the International Criminal Court’s Assembly of States Parties (ASP) will come together to elect a new Prosecutor. Posts here at JiC have considered the criteria of the next Prosecutor and some potential … Continue reading

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International Justice Day: Some Thoughts on The Year Ahead for the ICC

Greetings from Gulu, northern Uganda and happy International Justice Day to readers of Justice in Conflict! Predicting which issues the Court will face in the next year may be a futile effort. Who, at this time last year, would have … Continue reading

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The ICC’s Next Top Prosecutor: The Candidates

Last week, we had a fascinating and lively discussion about some of the criteria and political issues regarding the election of the International Criminal Court’s next Prosecutor.  In December, the ICC’s state-members will converge to elect the Court’s second Prosecutor. … Continue reading

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The ICC’s Next Top Prosecutor

The term of the ICC’s first Prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, is slowly, albeit dramatically, drawing to a close. In December 2011 the members of ICC’s Assembly of State Parties will convene to choose the Court’s next Prosecutor. He or she will … Continue reading

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