The International Criminal Court at Ten

The Washington University School of Law Global Studies Law Review recently published the symposium papers for the conference we held last year, The International Criminal Court at Ten. Access to the online edition can be found here. The collected papers by leading...

Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law

April 5, 2013 Just leaving the Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law.  The theme was “International Law in a Multipolar World.”  Crazy, busy, wonderful time.  Haven’t blogged in months, due not to a lack of news or things to say, but other,...

Transition to the Residual Mechanism at the ICTR

From June 26 until July 3rd I had the privilege of visiting the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, which was finishing its final trial before handing off much of its work to the newly established Residual Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT)....

The ICC’s Second Chief Prosecutor Takes Office

On June 15, 2012, Mme. Fatou Bensouda, the ICC’s Deputy Prosecutor, was sworn in as Chief Prosecutor of the Court.  It was a wonderful day, with dignitaries, friends, family and Court personnel gathered both to witness the transition and to honor Prosecutor Bensouda....

Remembering Raoul Wallenberg

 On April 24-25th, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund, Sweden celebrated the 100th anniversary of Wallenberg’s birth with an extraordinary program.  Presenters included Ambassador Hans Corell, former Secretary General Kofi Annan and High Commissioner of Human...