International Criminal Law

Research guide
The Nuremberg Trials
History has generally designated the International Military Tribunal (IMT) Trial as the Nuremberg Trial, and representations are often accompanied with the now-familiar image: Courtroom 600 in the Nuremberg Palace of Justice, with the chief Nazi defendants, most prominently Hermann Görin
Research guide
The Tokyo Trial
Twenty-eight Japanese military and political leaders were charged in the Tokyo Trial with fifty-five separate counts encompassing the waging of aggressive war, murder and conventional war crimes committed against prisoners-of-war, civilian internees and the inhabitants of occupied territories.
Publication
Bock/Conze, Rethinking the Crime of Aggression: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2022
In light of the activation of the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court concerning the crime of aggression, international experts from various disciplines such as law, history, the social sciences, psychology and economics came together to enhance the understanding of this complex and
Publication
Daniel, K.E., Head of State immunity under the Malabo Protocol: triumph of impunity over accountability? Leiden, Boston, Brill Nijhoff, 2021.
The AU asserts - in justification - not only that it is standing up for itself against “neo-colonialist imperialist forces,” which have perverted international criminal justice and target African States through the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Publication
Llewellyn, H., An institutional perspective on the United Nations criminal tribunals: governance, independence, and impartiality, Leiden, Boston, Brill Nijhoff, 2021.
Huw Llewellyn offers a comparative institutional analysis of the five United Nations criminal tribunals (for the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Cambodia and Lebanon), assessing the strengths and weaknesses of their institutional forms in supporting the governance, independence and impar