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Part III The Trial, 9 Documentary Evidence

Marc Nerenberg, Wibke Timmermann

From: Principles of Evidence in International Criminal Justice

Edited By: Karim A. A. Khan, Caroline Buisman, Christopher Gosnell

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 13 June 2021

Admissibility of evidence
The breadth and scale of trials in the international arena, dealing as they do with the most horrendous and heinous acts committed in the context of widespread violence often on a horrific scale, usually call for the extensive use of a wide variety of different forms of evidence which can all be broadly categorized as ‘documentary evidence’, such as army records, orders, reports and regulations, various statutes and laws in force at the time of the events, witness statements, affidavits, and written confessions, prior testimony and judgments in other related...
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