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Volume II, s.6 International Criminal Proceedings, Ch.36 The Appeal Procedure of the ICC

Robert Roth, Marc Henzelin

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 September 2023

International criminal law, victims — Sentencing — Pre-Trial Chamber — Imprisonment — International courts and tribunals, decisions — International courts and tribunals, procedure
The procedure at the Nuremberg Trials could be—and has been—strongly criticized on the grounds that there was no provision for any appeal against the judgments.1 The winners appear to have been as anxious to expedite the trials as to fully respect the rights of the accused; Article 1 of the Nuremberg Statute clearly states that ‘the International Military Tribunal … [was established] for the just and prompt trial and punishment of the major war criminals’.2After the war, the Committee of the General Assembly set up to examine the feasibility of creating an...
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