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The Establishment of the ICTY

Mohamed Shahabuddeen

in International Criminal Justice at the Yugoslav Tribunal

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199670826
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191751523 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670826.003.0002
The Establishment of the ICTY

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the legitimacy and legality of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), covering the role of the Security Council, the mandate of the ICTY, and the issue of victors's justice. The discussions then turn to the legal character of the ICTY and its personnel (the President, the Prosecutor, judges, the Registrar).

Keywords: ICTY; legality; legal character; personnel; international criminal justice; victors' justice

Chapter.  15025 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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