international criminal law

Joint criminal enterprise

"Joint criminal enterprise" ("JCE") is a mode of liability created by judges on the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) that allows the tribunal to bring charges against members of a group responsible for [[wex:war crime][war crimes]] or [[wex:crime against humanity][crimes against humanity]] even if there is no evidence that the particular individuals physically participated in the crimes (see ICTY Appeals Chamber, Milutinovic et

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), (French: Tribunal pénal International Pour le Rwanda), was established in November 8, 1994 by United Nations Security Council resolution 955 in order to prosecute persons responsible for genocide and other serious violations of

  1. Official Website of the ICTR, including a list and status of all completed and outstanding cases (;
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International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), is an international criminal tribunal established by the United Nations to prosecute war crimes that took place during the conflict of the Belkans in 1990’s.  The tribunal was established by the United Nations Security Council on


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International criminal law

International criminal law is a field of international law that seeks to regulate the behavior of states, organizations and individuals operating across national boundaries in commission of international crimes.  International criminal law also regulates the commission of grave crimes occurring on the territory of sovereign states wher

See Features - International Criminal Law: A Selective Resource Guide (2000), available here (providing an excellent guide to online and print resources on international criminal law).


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