In every national legal system courts have the right to sanction contempt of court, in order to enforce their integrity as well as to ensure the smooth flow of court procedure. The differences between the regulations lie mainly in the legal classification of single conduct; this means in the ‘gravity’ of the offence.1 The Rome Statute provides explicit regulations for cases where a party tampers with evidence, disobeys its orders, or disrupts a trial. Neither the Statute of the ICTY nor of the ICTR provides any provision for the case when contempt of court will...
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full
to access all content.