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By William A. Schabas

Because the foreign felony courtroom ushers in a brand new period within the safeguard of human rights, William Schabas studies the background of overseas felony prosecution; the drafting of the Rome Statute of the foreign felony court docket and the foundations of its operation (including the scope of its jurisdiction and the procedural regime). This revised version considers the court's start-up arrangements, together with election of judges and prosecutor. It additionally addresses the problems created by means of U.S. competition, and analyzes a few of the measures taken by means of Washington to hinder the court docket. First version Hb (2001): 0-521-80457-4 First version Pb (2001): 0-521-01149-3

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Elements of Crimes’, ICC-ASP/1/3, pp. 108–55; ‘Rules of Procedure and Evidence’, ICC-ASP/1/3, pp. 10–107. ‘Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the International Criminal Court’, ICC-ASP/1/3, pp. 215–32. See Phakiso Mochochoko, ‘The Agreement on Privileges and Immunities in the International Criminal Court’, (2002) 25 Fordham International Law Journal 638. There have been three accessions: by Dominica and Afghanistan, which never signed the Statute; and by Timor Leste, which did not even exist as a sovereign State until May 2002.

10–107. ‘Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the International Criminal Court’, ICC-ASP/1/3, pp. 215–32. See Phakiso Mochochoko, ‘The Agreement on Privileges and Immunities in the International Criminal Court’, (2002) 25 Fordham International Law Journal 638. There have been three accessions: by Dominica and Afghanistan, which never signed the Statute; and by Timor Leste, which did not even exist as a sovereign State until May 2002. 20 introduction to the international criminal court been deposited.

9 of the Rome Statute. The Elements of Crimes are published in the report of the first session of the Assembly of States Parties: ICC-ASP/1/3, pp. 108–55. Rome Statute, Art. 21(1)(a). 36 introduction to the international criminal court Rome many met it with some suspicion, the idea seemed rather less harmful than many other Washington-based initiatives and it was incorporated in the Statute without great opposition. Fundamentally, the Elements reflect the continuing suspicion among States of any degree of judicial discretion.

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