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Readership: Practitioners and legal officers working in the field of international criminal law; scholars and students in this area; government and NGO
policy-makers; judges in international and domestic courts dealing with issues of international criminal justice
Edited by Göran Sluiter, Professor in the law of international criminal procedure, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, Håkan Friman, Visiting Professor, University College London, UK, Suzannah Linton, Professor of International Law, Bangor University, UK, Sergey Vasiliev, Research fellow, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Salvatore Zappalà, Professor of International Law, University of Catania, Italy
Prof. Håkan Friman is Visiting Professor, University College London; Deputy Director-General and Head of the Division for
Criminal Cases and International Judicial Cooperation at the Swedish Ministry of Justice. Formerly Associate Judge of Appeals, Svea Court of Appeals, Stockholm, Sweden, Extraordinary Professor, Department of Procedural Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa, and a Consultant to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Friman has served as a member of the Swedish ICC delegation since 1996, including to the Rome Conference where he chaired informal sessions of the working group on procedural law. He is the author of numerous publications on international criminal law including the collaboration An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure (Cambridge
University Press, 2nd ed. 2010).
Göran Sluiter is Professor of International Criminal Law, in particular the Law of International Criminal Procedure at the University of Amsterdam and lawyer at Bohler Advocaten (Amsterdam). As an ad-litem judge, Sluiter sat on the Van Anraat case, the first genocide case in the Netherlands. Previously, he worked as a Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law at the University of Amsterdam and a Lecturer in International Law at Utrecht University. He is the co-founder and co-editor (with Prof. André Klip) of the series Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals. He has published an extensive number of publications and articles in journals, including the Journal of
International Criminal Justice and International Criminal Law Review.
Dr. Suzannah Linton is Professor of International Law at Bangor Law School, Bangor University, in the United Kingdom. She is on the IEF Steering Board and coordinates Working Group 5 on Trial Proceedings. Professor Linton was previously at the University of Hong Kong, where she directed the LLM in Human Rights programme from 2005-2009. Professor Linton teaches Public International Law, and specialised options such as International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law. Professor Linton has wide practical work experience with international courts and tribunals, and international organisations, including the International Criminal
Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. She recently launched a major website providing global access to Hong Kong's War Crimes Trials, a forgotten post-World War II accountability process.
Prof. Salvatore Zappalà is Professor of International Law, University of Catania, Italy. Before being awarded a PhD at the European University Institute in Florence (2000), he worked at the Registry and Chambers of the ICTY (1995-1997). His subsequent appointments include Associate Professor at the University of Pisa and the University of Florence and Scientific Project Manager of ETHICS - European Training in Higher International
Criminal Sciences at the European University Institute. Prof. Zappalà has published extensively in the field of international criminal law. He is the author of Human Rights in International Criminal Proceedings (Oxford University Press, 2003). Prof. Zappalà is also a member of the board of editors and managing editor of the Journal of International Criminal Justice.
Sergey Vasiliev is Research fellow in international criminal law, Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam. Previously he was Managing Editor in the ACIL/HiiL Expert Framework on International Criminal Procedure and a Ph.D. researcher in international criminal procedure at the University of Amsterdam. He earned
his law degree with specialisation in criminal prosecution in Russia (2003) and holds LL.M. in International and European Criminal Law from the University of Maastricht (2005, cum laude). Prior to his academic work in international criminal law in the Netherlands, he practised civil law in Russia. He is the co-editor (with G. Sluiter) of International Criminal Procedure: Towards a Coherent Body of Law (2009) and the author of several publications in international law and international and comparative criminal procedure.
"This is undoubtedly a monumental work, so much so that it holds the potential to contribute to the procedural regime of international criminal law in its own right ç given the calibre of its editors and authors, the recommendations made in this work are likely to hold sway with the judiciaries of the ICC and the ad hoc tribunals...this volume represents one of the first concerted and comprehensive surveys of international criminal procedure to be carried out by a collective of leading thinkers in the field." - Tomas Hamilton, Journal of International Criminal Justice
"The editors have amassed an army of very experienced
practitioners and academics and the end result is spectacular. The reader will be able to trace in a jungle of developments all relevant rules, not only from a purely criminal perspective, but also their corresponding human rights angle, with an admirable coverage and commentary ... No doubt, this book will become an indispensable tool for all those involved professionally or academically in the area of international criminal procedure and is already the benchmark for future encyclopaedic works in the field." - Ilias Bantekas, International Criminal Law Review 13
"Containing a remarkably exhaustive study of the issues surrounding this nascent and specialized field
of international law, International Criminal Procedure: Principles and Rules is an essential resource for both the scholar and practitioner of international criminal law." - LexisNexis Legal Newsroom International Law
"Benefits from several excellent chapters by various well-chosen authors Sluiter et al. is impressive in its ability to implement its methodology in a rigorous and systematic manner. Furthermore, as the editors rightly note, 'the standard layout makes the group's reasoning and findings transparent and verifiable' Sluiter and his co-authors have created a very good and useful work of reference for practitioners and for anyone looking for the law in
lesser known international criminal jurisdictions." - Marko Divac Öberg, Leiden Journal of International Law
Erik Møse, Claus Kreß, Inés Judge Weinberg de Roca: Forewords
H. Friman, S. Linton, G. Sluiter, S. Vasiliev, S. Zappalà: Introduction
1: L. Gradoni, D. Lewis, F. Mégret, S. Nouwen, J.D. Ohlin, A. Reisinger-Coracini, S. Zappalà: General Framework
2: M.M. deGuzman and W.A. Schabas: Initiation of Investigation and Selection of Cases
3: K. de Meester, K. Pitcher, R. Rastan, G. Sluiter: Investigation, Coercive Measures, Arrest and Surrender
4: H. Brady, M. Costi, H. Friman, F. Guariglia, C.-F. Stuckenberg: Charges
5: G. Acquaviva, N. Combs, M. Heikkilä, S. Linton, Y. McDermott, S. Vasiliev: Trial Process
6: G. Boas, J. Jackson, B. Roche, B. Don Taylor III: Appeals, Reviews, and Reconsideration
7: F. Gaynor, D. Jacobs, M. Klamberg, and V. Tochilovsky: The Law of Evidence
8: N. Jørgensen and A. Zahar: Deliberation, Dissent, Judgment
9: T. Gut, S. Kirsch, D. Mundis, M. Taylor: Defence Issues
10: A.-M. de Brouwer and M. Heikkilä: Victim Issues: Participation, Protection, Reparation, and Assistance
11: J. Iontcheva-Turner and T. Weigend: Negotiated Justice
O-Gon Kwon; Mirjan Damaska: Postscripts