Volume II, s.7 International Cooperation and Judicial Assistance, 42 Other Forms of Cooperation
Edited By: Professor Antonio Cassese, Professor Paola Gaeta, Mr John R.W.D. Jones
- Judicial assistance — International criminal law, evidence — International courts and tribunals, procedure
If one excepts the Tribunals which were established after World War II in Nuremberg and Tokyo, as well as the ad hoc Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, the taking of evidence by an international court for the purpose of a criminal trial is a truly novel issue.International courts and tribunals established for the purpose of settlement of international disputes generally follow few and flexible rules. As has been pointed out,1 in this particular field of procedure, the general tendency in international proceedings, whereby the tribunal has liberty to...