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Volume II, s.6 International Criminal Proceedings, 30 Pre-Trial Proceedings, Ch.30.2 Proceedings before the Pre-Trial Chambers

Michele Marchesiello

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: 24 March 2023

In sorting through national and/or international experiences as to the pre-trial phase and pre-trial judges or courts, one finds no, or scarcely any, precedents.Although it is certainly true, in an Anglo-American context, that one can find references to ‘pre-trial proceedings’, these will merely be concerned with, and strictly a function of, the trial phase, which is considered the real and unique ‘trial’. In these Anglo-American precedents, a continental criminal lawyer will look in vain for that ‘character’ of the judicial drama he is accustomed to dealing with:...
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