Victims' rights and advocacy at the International Criminal Court

Authors / Contributors:
T. Markus Funk
Place, publisher, year:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
Physical Description:
457 S. : Ill.
Online Access:
ID: 274434105
  • A legacy of abuse and suffering leads to the birth of the ICC -- Tracing the development of victims' rights under international law -- Primer on the ICC -- The Rome Statute's groundbreaking (and expansive) recognition of victims' rights -- Qualifying as legal counsel for victims -- Steps to formal recognition as a "victim" -- Preparing for complex group representation -- Understanding victims' interests and recognizing the importance of managing and guiding expectations -- Holding a pre-trial evidentiary hearing to establish the historic record -- Compiling a "victimization dossier" as a permanent historic record of abuse -- Pre-trial proceedings -- The main trial -- Summation and sentencing