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Committee:  International Criminal Court
Committee Chair(s):  Jennifer Trahan
Center for Global Affairs, NYU
15 Barclay Street
New York, NY 10007
W: (917) 359-3765
F:
jennifer.trahan@att.net

Deputy Chair:  None
Committee Mandate:  The International Criminal Court Committee engages in projects related to current issues facing the Court, as well as advocacy-related projects to strengthen engagement with the Court. To this end, the Committee has issued a number of documents on issues related to the Court, as well as advocacy letters (see below). The Committee also annually sponsors a panel at International Law Weekend on a topic related to the ICC.

Committee Activities: 
Committee Reports:  The First Cultural Heritage & Al Qaeda Case Before The International Criminal Court: Questions and Answers (Nov. 5, 2016): 20161105_ABILA_ICC_QA_CulturalHeritage.pdf

The Death Penalty Under the International Criminal Court’s Complementarity Regime: Questions and Answers” (ABILA, ICC Committee) (Nov. 14, 2016): 20161114_ABILA_ICC_QA_DeathPenalty.pdf

Libya & The International Criminal Court--Questions and Answers: The Libyan Death Sentences Against Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Abdullah Al-Senussi & The ICC's Admissibility Rulings. 20151103_ABILA_ICC_QA_Libya.pdf

Questions and Answers on the Kenyan Cases At the International Criminal Court and the African Union's Position As To Them 20141208_ABILA_Q-A_AU_FINAL.pdf

Letter to State Department regarding recommendations as to United States/International Criminal Court policy: 20130724_ICC_Letter.pdf

Letter to member states of the United Nations Security Council urging referral of the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court's Prosecutor: 2012-03-13_ABILA_Syria_letter_Final.pdf

United States Deployment of Military Advisers To Apprehend Members of the Lord's Resistance Army: Questions & Answers (December 2011): 2011-12-12_ICC_LRA.pdf

Potential Ramifications of Palestinian Statehood on International Criminal Court Prosecution of Crimes in Gaza: Questions & Answers (December 2011): 2011-12-12_ICC_RamificationsOfPalestinianStatehood.pdf

Libya and the International Criminal Court Questions & Answers About the Arrest Warrants Against Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Abdullah Al-Senussi (December 2011): 2011-12-12_LibyaQandA.pdf

The Crime of Aggression: The New Amendment Explained. Questions and Answers. (January 2011) 2011-01-01_ABILA Q & A doc final January.pdf

Letter to War Crimes Ambassador, Stephen J. Rapp and Legal Advisor Harold Koh: Recommendations for future U.S. policy towards the ICC (December 6, 2010) 2010-12-06_ABILA Letter 3.pdf

Letter to War Crimes Ambassador, Stephen J. Rapp and Legal Advisor Harold Koh: Recommendations to the Administration regarding its approach (March 19, 2010)

Letter to War Crimes Ambassador, Stephen J. Rapp and Legal Advisor Harold Koh: Recommendations for future U.S. policy towards the ICC (March 12, 2010)

Model Draft Statute for the International Criminal Court Based on the Preparatory Committee’s Text to the Diplomatic Conference, Rome, June 15-July 17, 1998 [Originally prepared by the Permanent International Criminal Court Committee], 1999-2000 Proceedings of the American Branch of the International Law Association 172, available at: http://heinonline.org

Report on Jurisdiction, Definition of Crimes, and Complementarity [Originally prepared by the Permanent International Criminal Court Committee], 1997-1998 Proceedings of the American Branch of the International Law Association 253, available at: http://heinonline.org  Reprinted at: Leila Sadat Wexler, Committee Report On Jurisdiction, Definition Of Crimes, And Complementarity, 25 Denv. J. Int’l L. & Pol’y 221 (1997).

Brief report on the issues the committee plans to address for the draft statute, 1995-1996 Proceedings of the American Branch of the International Law Association 76, available at: http://heinonline.org



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