Harvard International Law Journal

Non-State Accessories Will Not Be Immune from Prosecution for Aggression

[PDF] By Juan P. Calderon-Meza*  The prosecution of non-state actors accused of aggression was possible in the Nuremberg Trials under the special prosecutorial counsel of Benjamin Ferencz.[1] The Prosecution in the Krupp Case accused defend...Read More

From Nuremberg to New York: The Final Stretch in the Campaign to Activate the ICC’s Jurisdiction over the Crime of Aggression

[PDF] By Christian Wenaweser* and Sina Alavi** In his opening statement before the International Military Tribunal (IMT) in Nuremberg, Justice Robert Jackson, the Chief Prosecutor for the United States, recalled that common sense demanded t...Read More

Accountability for the Illegal Use of Force – Will the Nuremberg Legacy Be Complete?

[PDF] By Rebecca F. Green, Federica D’Alessandra & Juan P. Calderon-Meza* In 1946, the world witnessed the first-ever prosecutions of a state’s leaders for planning and executing a war of aggression. The idea of holding individuals acco...Read More

The Crime of Aggression and Modes of Liability – Is There Room Only for Principals?

[PDF] By Volker Nerlich* The crime of aggression is a “leadership crime.” Not anyone who participates in a war of aggression—for instance, as a member of an aggressor’s army—is to be held criminally responsible. Rather, in keeping with the ...Read More

Harvard International Law Journal Spring Symposium 2017: Crises, Schisms, and the Way Forward for International Law

Friday, April 21, 2017 from noon-7:15PM  (Please see below for locations) Follow us on Twitter:  @HarvardILJ #ILJSymp2017 On April 21, 2017, ILJ hosted its annual Spring Symposium, this year on the impact of major current events on internat...Read More

The ICC Preventive Function with Respect to the Crime of Aggression and International Politics

[PDF] By Hector Olasolo* & Lucia Carcano** In most national systems, criminal liability arises when a person agrees to commit an ordinary crime, participates in the design of a criminal plan, or contributes to establishing the condition...Read More

Professor Hakimi’s Reply on The Work of International Law

by Monica Hakimi* Thanks to the Harvard International Law Journal for hosting a symposium on my Article and to the four respondents for their thoughtful contributions. In the Article, I distill and then criticize a prominent view about the ...Read More

The Crime of Aggression Under the Rome Statute and Implications for Corporate Accountability

[PDF] By MacKennan Graziano* and Lan Mei** The former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Luis Moreno-Ocampo, observed in 2003 that “investigation of the financial aspects of the alleged atrocities will be crucial to preve...Read More

Response: Coexistence, Cooperation, Conflict: What Role for International Law?

by Nico Krisch* Monica Hakimi’s intriguing new piece, The Work of International Law, presents a timely challenge for schematic accounts of international law currently spreading through scholarship. Pushing international law’s intimate relat...Read More

The Work of International Law

  the work of international law Professor Monica Hakimi University of Michigan Law School   [PDF]         Publication: Harvard International Law  Journal Publisher: Harvard University Student Journal Original url: http://www.harvardilj.org/...Read More

Response: In Praise of Conflict

by Daniel Bodansky* Is the function of international law to promote cooperation or conflict? That is the question posed by Monica Hakimi’s provocative article, “The Work of International Law.” Hakimi claims that most international lawyers s...Read More

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