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Sending the Right Message on the ICC

Christopher 'Kip' Hale
Original version of this article appeared on Huffington Post.
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Seeing the Forest for the Trees: The International Criminal Court and the Peace-Justice Debate

Mark Kersten
Mark Kersten adds to the discourse on the International Criminal Court and the “peace versus justice” debate.
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The ICC is Indispensable to a Syria Solution

Members of the ABA's ICC Project Board of Advisors
The ICC is a permanent and central part of the international landscape and should be a part of any effort to combat impunity in Syria.
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Coming Together to End Aggression

Professor Mary Ellen O'Connell
Prof. O’Connell argues that activating the crime of aggression completes the International Criminal Court’s project, and the U.S. should support this development, not hinder it.
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Elevate the Law in the Fight against Atrocities

Christopher 'Kip' Hale
Frustrated by shortcomings at the International Criminal Court (ICC), commentators have increasingly questioned the utility of law in the fight against ...
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Next Steps for a Crimes Against Humanity Treaty

Leila Nadya Sadat
The Crimes Against Humanity Initiative and Recent Developments towards a New Treaty: a U.S. Perspective
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This #17July, Invest in International Criminal Justice

Christopher 'Kip' Hale
July 17 marks International Criminal Justice Day, when the international community reflects on its collective effort to end impunity for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and aggression – known jointly as international atrocity crimes.

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