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President Fausto Pocar

Judge Fausto Pocar
International Criminal Tribunal
for the former Yugoslavia

Biography Biography in PDF

Criminal Law and Procedure
Criminal Procedure
The Progressive Blending of Legal Traditions in the Procedure of International Criminal Courts
Video   (48 minutes)


International Criminal Justice
Completing the Mandate:
The Legal Challenges Facing the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Video   (44 minutes)
Criminal Law and Procedure
Criminal Procedure
The Progressive Blending of Legal Traditions
in the Procedure of International Criminal Courts
A. Legal Instruments
B. Jurisprudence
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Prosecutor v. Kupreškić et al., Judgment of 23 October 2001, Appeals Chamber, IT-95-16-A.
C. Documents
Security Council resolution 808 (1993) of 22 February 1993.

Security Council resolution 827 (1993) of 25 May 1993.

Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The Hague, 11 February 1994 (with subsequent revisions, particularly the revisions of 1998, 2000 and 2006).

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Rules of Procedure and Evidence, 29 June 1995 (as amended on 10 April 2013).


International Criminal Justice
Completing the Mandate: The Legal Challenges Facing the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
A. Legal Instruments
B. Jurisprudence
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Prosecutor v. Michel Bagaragaza, Decision on the Prosecution Motion for Referral to the Kingdom of Norway, Rule 11bis of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of 19 May 2006, ICTR-2005-86-R11bis.

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Prosecutor v. Michel Bagaragaza, Decision on the Prosecution Motion for Referral to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Rule 11bis of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of 13 April 2007, ICTR-2005-86-11bis.
C. Documents
Security Council resolution 808 (1993) of 22 February 1993.

Security Council resolution 827 (1993) of 25 May 1993.

Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The Hague, 11 February 1994 (and subsequent revisions, particularly the revisions of 1997 (Rule 11 BIS) and 2006 (Rule 73 BIS)).

Security Council resolution 1503 (2003) of 28 August 2003.

Security Council resolution 1534 (2004) of 26 March 2004.

International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Manual on Developed Practices, UNICRI Publisher, Turin, 2009.