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International Prosecutors

Luc Reydams, Jan Wouters, and Cedric Ryngaert


This book examines the prosecution as an institution and a function in a dozen international and hybrid criminal tribunals, from Nuremberg to the International Criminal Court. It is the result of a sustained collaborative effort among some twenty scholars and (former) tribunal staffers. The starting point is that the prosecution shapes a tribunal's practice and legacy more than any other organ and that a systematic examination of international prosecutors is therefore warranted. The chapters are organized chronologically, according to the successive phases of the life of the institution and th ... More

Keywords: prosecution, International Criminal Court, Nuremberg, criminal trials, external relations, tribunals

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199554294
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554294.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Luc Reydams, editor
Associate Professional Specialist, Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA

Jan Wouters, editor
Jean Monnet Chair Ad Personam EU and Global Governance Professor of International Law and International Organizations Director, Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies

Cedric Ryngaert, editor
Assistant Professor of International Law at the Universities of Leuven and Utrecht

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1 Introduction

The Editors

3 Mandates

Luc Reydams and Jed Odermatt

4 Resources

Marieke Wierda and Anthony Triolo

5 Structure and Management

Gregory Townsend *

7 Accountability and Ethics

Frédéric Mégret

8 Procedural Regimes

Kai Ambos and Stefanie Bock

9 Selection of Defendants

Frederiek de Vlaming

10 Investigations

Hiroto Fujiwara * and Stephan Parmentier

11 Indictments

Jeffrey Locke

12 Arrest and Detention

Cedric Ryngaert

13 Trial

Sergey Vasiliev

14 Appeal

David Re *

15 Completion

Kevin Jon Heller

16 Conclusion

The Editors

End Matter