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International Criminal Court

  • Professor Alex Whiting

    Whiting to join International Criminal Court

    July 13, 2010

    Alex Whiting, an assistant clinical professor of law at Harvard Law School, will join the International Criminal Court (ICC) as the investigation coordinator this December. Serving as the deputy to the chief of investigations, he will be responsible for managing and providing legal guidance and direction to all of the ICC’s investigations in this new post.

  • Prosecution on the world stage

    March 1, 2010

    Seminar explores policies of the ICC’s first prosecutor This January, in a seminar taught by Dean Martha Minow and Associate Clinical Professor Alex Whiting, 15 students at Harvard Law School discussed the policies…

  • Benjamin Ferencz ’43

    Benjamin Ferencz ’43 receives prestigious Erasmus Prize

    August 5, 2009

    Benjamin Ferencz ’43, known for his role as chief prosecutor in the Nuremburg Trials and for his work promoting an international rule of law and the creation of an International Criminal Court, has been awarded the prestigious Erasmus Prize. The prize is given to individuals who have made “especially important contributions to culture, society, or social science in Europe.”  

  • War Crimes Through the Looking Glass

    July 28, 2008

    This January, when the trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor resumed in The Hague, much of the world was watching. So were 11 Harvard Law students—from about 20 feet away.

  • The bus driver’s daughter

    April 23, 2006

    When Navi Pillay LL.M. '82 S.J.D. '88 was growing up in South Africa, there was no international court in which apartheid could be prosecuted as a crime against humanity. Now there is--and she's on it.