November 16, 2018

User-Generated Evidence

Rebecca Hamilton, User-Generated Evidence, Col. J. Transnat’l L. (forthcoming) Around the world, people are using their smartphones to document atrocities. Smartphone apps designed to allow Users to record material that will meet evidentiary standards are now freely available. User-Generated Evidence is the first Article to address this important development in international criminal law. It identifies three […]

State-Enabled Crimes

Rebecca Hamilton, State-Enabled Crimes, 41 (2) Yale J. Intl. L. 102 (2016) International crimes are committed by individuals, but many – from genocide in Rwanda to torture at Abu Ghraib – would not have occurred without the integral role played by the State. This dual contribution, of individual and State, is intrinsic to the commission of […]

The ICC’s Exit Problem

Rebecca J. Hamilton, The ICC’s Exit Problem, 47 N.Y.U. J. Int’l L. & Pol. 1 (2014) The International Criminal Court (ICC) was never meant to supplant the domestic prosecution of international crimes. And yet the Court is now entering its second decade of operations in four African nations, with no plan for exit in sight. This […]

The ICJ’s Genocide Judgment – Bosnia v. Serbia

Richard J. Goldstone & Rebecca J. Hamilton, Bosnia v. Serbia: Lessons from the Encounter of the International Court of Justice with the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, 21 Leiden J. Int’l L. 95 (2008) (peer reviewed). This article uses the recent judgment of the ICJ in Bosnia v. Serbia to highlight the potential […]