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Volume II, s.6 International Criminal Proceedings, 31 Trial Proceedings, Ch.31.3 The Rights of the Accused

Salvatore Zappalà

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: 23 February 2024

Norms protecting the rights of the accused are contained in Articles 66 and 67 of the ICC Statute, dealing respectively with the presumption of innocence and with all other guarantees of a fair trial. Often, the bulk of guarantees that will be discussed in this study are generically referred to as ‘right to a fair trial’ tout court.1 This simplification is essentially correct. However, in this contribution an effort will be made to try to distinguish the various elements comprising the right to a fair trial and thus the terminology preferred is that of ‘rights of...
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