Fiddling While Rome Burns?  The Appeals Chamber’s Curious Decision in Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo

Fiddling While Rome Burns? The Appeals Chamber’s Curious Decision in Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo

By Leila Nadya Sadat (originally posted on EJIL: Talk!) On March 21, 2016, after a 4-1/2 year-long trial that heard the testimony of 77 witnesses, the introduction of 773 items of evidence, and gave rise to a transcript that was thousands of pages long, a unanimous...
Upcoming Publication of Seeking Accountability for the Unlawful Use of Force

Upcoming Publication of Seeking Accountability for the Unlawful Use of Force

By: Fizza Batool The Harris Institute is proud to announce the forthcoming publication of Seeking Accountability for the Unlawful Use of Force, edited by Professor Leila Nadya Sadat (Cambridge University Press, May 2018).  The book evaluates historic and modern-day...
A New U.N. Approach Regarding the Accountability for International Crimes in Syria (ILW-NY)

A New U.N. Approach Regarding the Accountability for International Crimes in Syria (ILW-NY)

By: Marianne Guéry I had the incredible opportunity to attend the 2017 International Law Weekend organized in New York by the American Branch of the International Law Association and the International Law Students Association. In light of the theme “International Law...