Category Archives: Next ICC Prosecutor

Short-List for the Next ICC Prosecutor is Out!

So, there you have it. After months of waiting in anticipation, we now know that one of the following four individuals will become the next chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC): Morris A. Anyah (Nigeria), currently a trial … Continue reading

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We Must do Better: An Open Letter on Assessing Complaints of Misconduct Against Candidates for ICC Prosecutor

Joining friends and colleagues in the international justice world, including our friends at Opinio Juris, I wanted to share this powerful open letter from ATLAS, a global community of female-identifying lawyers that works to empower, support and connect women work in, or … Continue reading

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The Next ICC Prosecutor: A Product of Geography – A Response

The following guest-post, a response to Kevin Jon Heller’s contribution to our symposium on the Next ICC Prosecutor, is by Dhruv Sharma. Dhruv is an advocate in India and was a Chevening Cambridge Trust Scholar from 2018-19. The Symposium hosted … Continue reading

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The ICC Assembly of States Parties’ Selection Process for the Third ICC Prosecutor

The following post on the Next ICC Prosecutor is by Charles C. Jalloh and Sabine Nölke. Jalloh is Professor of Law, Florida International University and Member, International Law Commission. He is Chair of the Panel of Experts on the Election … Continue reading

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The Next ICC Prosecutor Must Embody Integrity in the #MeToo Era

This post by Danya Chaikel originally appeared at Opinio Juris as part of our symposium on the Next ICC Prosecutor. Due to the urgency and immediacy of the issues raised in it, I have decided to publish at JiC as well. Danya is … Continue reading

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What to Look for in the Next ICC Prosecutor

Alex Whiting joins us for this latest contribution in our ongoing symposium on the Next ICC Prosecutor. Alex is the Head of Investigations at the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office. He is also a Harvard Law School Professor of Practice, former ICC and ICTY prosecutor, … Continue reading

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ICC Prosecutor Symposium: The Prosecutor’s Commitment to Ensuring Gender Equality

The latest contribution in our ongoing symposium on the Next ICC Prosecutor comes from Valerie Oosterveld. Valerie is a Professor at Western Law in London, Ontario. Her research and writing focus on gender issues within international criminal justice. In 1998, she … Continue reading

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Coming full circle: Should the third Prosecutor try to solve the ICC’s “Africa problem”?

The latest contribution to our ongoing symposium on the next ICC Prosecutor was written by Kate Gibson. Kate has represented accused before the international criminal courts and tribunals since 2005, including as co-counsel for Radovan Karadžic and Charles Taylor, and as lead counsel … Continue reading

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The Politics of a Prosecutor: Getting the Context Right

The following contribution to our ongoing symposium on the next ICC Prosecutor was written by Mark Kersten, the founder of Justice in Conflict and a Senior Consultant at the Wayamo Foundation. Be sure to also head over to Opinio Juris to … Continue reading

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How do we assess the performance of the ICC’s first Prosecutors?

Douglas Guilfoyle joins us for this contribution to our ongoing joint symposium with Opinio Juris on the Next ICC Prosecutor. Douglas is Associate Professor of International and Security Law at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales Canberra at the Australian … Continue reading

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