Category Archives: Nuremberg Trials

The Justice in and of Death

Somewhere in Sudan, Ali Kushayb is recovering from injuries that very nearly took his life. Kushayb, a Janjaweed leader wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on allegations that he committed crimes against humanity in Darfur, was attacked in an … Continue reading

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A ‘Shot’ of Canada at the Nuremberg Trials

Dear readers, I recently had the unforgettable opportunity of visiting the premises of the Nuremberg International Military Tribunals, where senior officials of the Nazi regime – including Herman Goering, Rudolph Hess and Albert Speer, amongst others – were tried following … Continue reading

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The Politics of International Criminal Justice – A Review

While the International Criminal Court (ICC) is currently celebrating its tenth year anniversary, we still know remarkably little about the Court’s relationship with the international community of states. This is not to say that scholarship has entirely overlooked how states … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts on ‘Nuremberg: Its Lessons for Today’

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to see a screening of the Schulberg/Waletzky restoration of the film, Nuremberg – Its Lessons for Today. The film provides a fascinating insight into the infamous International Military Tribunal, which was held from … Continue reading

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JiC’s 2011 International Criminal Justice Awards!

For the pursuit and project of international criminal justice, 2011 has been nothing short of extraordinary. We will almost surely still be talking about 2011 in 2031. This past year has brought an unprecedented – and even surprising – level … Continue reading

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The Crime of Aggression: A Step into the Wrong Direction?

This is the third piece of a short series of posts on the provisions concerning the crime of aggression which were passed at the Rome Statute Review Conference in Kampala in May 2010. You will find the first post by … Continue reading

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Making War Illegal – The Crime of Aggression and the ICC

Over the next few days, we will be publishing three pieces on the crime of aggression. With the first post, JiC welcomes Teddy Nicholson, an MSc International Relations student at the LSE with an avid interest in the subject. In … Continue reading

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