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Symposium on ‘Pursuing Global Justice through International Criminal Law’ in the Journal of International Criminal Justice

The latest issue of the Journal of International Criminal Justice, volume 13 (2015), includes a symposium edited by Sarah Nouwen and Wouter Werner. The symposium is titled ‘Pursuing Global Justice through International Criminal Law’. Contributions are made by Frederic Megret, Luigi Corrias and Geoffrey Gordon, Sara Kendall, Immi Tallgren, and Sarah Nouwen and Wouter Werner.

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CAICL at Harvard Law School’s IGLP

On June 2-3 2014, a CAICL workshop took place in the frame of the Institute for Global Law and Policy’s June events. The workshop was co-organised by Tor Krever and Heidi Matthews. The programme can be viewed here: CAICL_June2014_programme

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London Workshop on Teaching ICL

On 30-31 May, the LSE hosted a workshop dedicated to teaching ICL with a critical approach. The workshop was co-organised by Christine Schwöbel-Patel (University of Liverpool), Tor Krever (LSE), and Sara Kendall (Leiden University). It was enabled through funding of the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST), as part of the COST Action headed by Wouter Werner (VU Amsterdam). The workshop was titled ‘Teaching International Criminal Law: Between Fragmentation and Constitutionalisation’. See for the workshop programme: COST_workshop_programme See for the workshop report: Report_COST_TeachingICL  

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‘Critical Approaches to International Criminal Law. An Introduction’ published!

Drawing on the critical legal tradition, the collection of international scholars gathered in this volume analyse the complicities and limitations of International Criminal Law. This area of law has recently experienced a significant surge in scholarship and public debate; individual criminal accountability is now firmly entrenched in both international law and the international consciousness as a necessary mechanism of responsibility. Critical Approaches to International Criminal Law: An Introduction shifts the debate towards that which has so far been missing from the mainstream discussion: the possible injustices, exclusions, and biases of International Criminal Law. This collection of essays is the first…

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