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Part I Antecedents and context of International Criminal Trials, 5 The Changing Context of Evidential Rules

Christopher Gosnell

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: 20 April 2021

The chapters that follow address rules of investigation, disclosure, and admissibility of information at the international criminal tribunals. These rules, both the statutory provisions and their judicial interpretation, have evolved in a rapidly changing informational context. The predominant concern at the inception of the international tribunals was whether enough information could be procured in admissible form to secure convictions. The institutional structure of the tribunals distinctly reflects this preoccupation: the prosecutors of the ICTY, ICTR and ICC...
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