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Part III The Trial, 14 The Standard of Proof in Pre-Trial Proceedings

Andrew J. Burrow

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: 06 March 2021

Due to the relative lack of direct or formal accountability of international prosecutors, the constitutive instruments of the international tribunals generally provide for judicial oversight of the investigation and prosecution process in a number of innovative ways. These are primarily geared towards ensuring that at any new stage of proceedings against an accused, there is sufficient evidentiary justification for that new stage. Typically, a specially designated chamber or judge is assigned responsibility to oversee proceedings. Unsurprisingly, the intensity of...
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