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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Election of Judges: International Criminal Court (ICC)

Thordis Ingadottir

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 January 2021

Judicial independence/impartiality — Disqualification of judges — Election of judges

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 The judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) (‘Court’) are the ultimate guardians of the mandate of the Court: enforcement of international justice by an independent permanent international criminal court. For this to be achieved, the selection of adjudicators has to conform to basic principles on independent, competent, and impartial judiciary (Election of Adjudicators; Independence: International Adjudication; Impartiality: International Adjudication). The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (1998) (‘Rome Statute’) lays out detailed...
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