1 In spite of its 20-year existence and solid anchoring in the landscape of the ad hoc international criminal tribunals, the institution of amicus curiae prosecutor (or ‘prosecutor amicus curiae’, ‘procureur amicus curiae’—‘PAC’) in international criminal law has so far garnered only little scholarly attention. Yet, it is an important tool to address contempt and, generally, offences interfering with the due functioning of international criminal tribunals, such as false testimony, witness tampering, or fabricating evidence. This entry (1) proposes a definition of...
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