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Ms. Larissa van den Herik
Professor of Public International Law
Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden University

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Criminal Law and Procedure
Criminal Procedure
International Criminal Law and Domestic Courts
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Criminal Law and Procedure
Criminal Procedure
International Criminal Law and Domestic Courts
A. Legal Instruments
Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Paris, 9 December 1948, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 78, p. 278.

Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded Sick in Armed Forces in the Field, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 31.

Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 85.

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 135.

Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 287.

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, Geneva, 28 July 1951, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 189, p. 137.

Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I), Geneva, 8 June 1977, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1125, p. 3.

Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-international Armed Conflicts (Protocol II), Geneva, 8 June 1977, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1125, p. 609.

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, New York, 10 December 1984, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1465, p. 85.

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Rome, 17 July 1998, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2187, p. 3.

Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Adoption of an Additional Distinctive Emblem (Protocol III), Geneva, 8 December 2005, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2404, p. 261.

Security Council resolution 1757 (2007) of 30 May 2007 (Statute of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon).
B. Jurisprudence
C. Documents
International Criminal Court, Rules of Procedure and Evidence, Official Records of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, First session, New York, 3-10 September 2002 (ICC-ASP/1/3 and Corr.1), part II.A. The Alien Tort Statute, Title 28 of the Code of Laws of the United States of America, § 1350, page 349.
D. Doctrine
E. van Sliedregt, “International Crimes before Dutch Courts: Recent Developments”, Leiden Journal of International Law, vol. 20, 2007, pp. 895–908.

L. van den Herik, “The Difficulties of Exercising Extraterritorial Jurisdiction: The Acquittal of a Dutch Businessman for Crimes Committed in Liberia”, International Criminal Law Review, vol. 9, 2009, pp. 211-226.

L. van den Herik, “Using Custom to Reconceptualise Crimes Against Humanity”, in S. Darcy, J. Powderly (eds.), Judicial Creativity at the International Criminal Tribunals, Oxford University Press, 2010, pp. 80-105.

L. van den Herik, “The Dutch Engagement with the Project of International Criminal Justice”, Netherlands International Law Review, vol. 55, 2010, pp. 303-322.

J. Powderly, The Trials of Eichmann, Barbie and Finta, Routledge Handbook of International Criminal Law, Routledge, London [etc.], 2010, pp. 33-49.

L. van den Herik, “Addressing 'Colonial Crimes' Through Reparations?Journal of International Criminal Justice, vol. 10, 2012, pp. 693-705.

C. Stahn and L. van den Herik, “‘Fragmentation’, Diversification and ‘3D’ Legal Pluralism: International Criminal Law as the Jack-in-The-Box?” in L. van den Herik and C. Stahn (eds.), The Diversification and Fragmentation of International Criminal Law, Brill/Nijhoff, 2012, pp. 21-87.

D. Jacobs, "Puzzling Over Amnesties: Defragmenting the Debate for International Criminal Tribunals”, in L.van den Herik and C. Stahn (eds.), The Diversification and Fragmentation of International Criminal Law, Brill/Nijhoff, 2012, pp. 305-345.