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Volume II, s.6 International Criminal Proceedings, 31 Trial Proceedings, Ch.31.1 Powers of the Trial Chamber

Frank Terrier

From: The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Edited By: Professor Antonio Cassese, Professor Paola Gaeta, Mr John R.W.D. Jones

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 May 2023

In tackling questions relating to the functions of the Trial Chamber and the powers of the Trial Chamber judges, the Statute of the ICC is dealing with an area governed less by the norms of international law than by the various principles governing the practice of criminal courts, whatever legal system they belong to, and the rules for managing them. Experience with international criminal courts like the Nuremberg and Tokyo Tribunals and the ad hoc Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda obviously inspired the framers of the Statute and the Rules of...
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