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Mohamed Abdou
Mohamed Abdou is a PhD candidate in Public international law at the University of Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne. He graduated from the same University (2006) and holds an LL.M. degree in International and Comparative Law from Indiana University School of Law (2007). In 2011, he joined the Office of Public Counsel for Victims of the International Criminal Court. He is currently working on the Saif Gaddafi and Bosco Ntaganda cases. Before joining the Court, he served as an Associate Prosecutor at the Office of the Prosecutor General in Cairo. He has also previously worked for the International Labor Organization in Geneva, and has interned with the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs (OLA).

Marie Aronsson
Marie Aronsson is a PhD candidate at Melbourne Law School, researching the role of covert action in the development of the law regulating the resort to force in international relations. She teaches International Governance and Law and Human Rights in the Melbourne School of Government, and before commencing her PhD candidature in 2012, she worked as a research assistant in International Humanitarian Law on the Every Casualty programme of the Oxford Research Group. She holds a Master of Laws from the University of Gothenburg.

 

Mohamed Badar
Dr. Mohamed Elewa Badar is Associate Professor and Reader in comparative and international criminal law & Islamic law at Northumbria School of Law, Northumbria University, Newcastle. He is the author of The Concept of Mens Rea in International Criminal Law (Oxford: Hart, 2013) and has published more than 20 articles in refereed journals and chapters in books. His work was cited and quoted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Court, the United Nations Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, the United Nations International Law Commission, the Supreme Court of Argentina and by distinguished scholars. See full bibliography.

Paul Behrens
Dr Paul Behrens is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the University of Edinburgh. He has taught in the past at the University of Leicester, is a member of the Surrey International Law Centre, Associate of the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and member of the Society of Legal Scholars. Dr Behrens is co-editor of Elements of Genocide (Routledge 2012)) and The Criminal Law of Genocide (Ashgate 2007) and has written articles and papers on various aspects of international criminal law. He also contributes regularly to newspapers (including Guardian, Scotsman, Süddeutsche Zeitung) on issues of international law and constitutional law and has given radio interviews on these topics.

Kirsten Bowman
Kirsten Bowman has previously worked as a legal officer at both the ICC and ICTR, as well as having interned with the ICTY. She spent time working in both the Office of the Prosecutor as well as Chambers where, at the ICC, she worked for then Vice President Blattmann on the Lubanga case. As well, she has taught International Criminal Law and International Courts courses at Georgetown University and consults with several organizations, including Open Society Jusitce Initiative and the Women's Initiative for Gender Justice. She is the research director at the International Bar Association. She holds a J.D. and is a member of the New York Bar.

Yassin Brunger
Yassin Brunger is a Lecturer of Human Rights Law at the School of Law, Queen's University Belfast. She has held positions as a Lecturer in Socio-Legal Studies, University of Leicester and a Research Fellow, University College Dublin. She has held Visiting Research positions at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, at the University of Cambridge, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge and the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies(London). Her mains areas of research are the relationship between the ICC and the UN Security Council, conflict-related gender based violence, and feminist perspectives on international law. She studied at Queen’s University Belfast(PhD), the University of Nottingham (LLM) and Warwick University (LLB).

Wenke Brückner
Wenke Brückner is a PhD candidate, researching the protection of minorities in International Criminal Law. She worked as a research assistant at the Institute for International Peace and Security Law after obtaining her law degree at the University of Cologne. She is currently conducting legal clerkship in Berlin.

Enrique Carnero-Rojo
Enrique Carnero-Rojo is a part-time PhD candidate in International Criminal Law at Utrecht University (The Netherlands). He holds a master's degree in law and economics from the University of Deusto (Spain) and an LL.M. degree in Public International Law from Leiden University (The Netherlands). Before starting his research in Utrecht, he served in the Appeals Section of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (2003) and in the Legal Advisory Section of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (2004-2009). Since 2012 he is a legal officer at the Office of Public Counsel for Victims of the International Criminal Court. The views expressed in these materials are those of the author alone and do not reflect the views of the ICC, the ICTY or the United Nations in general.

Gerard Conway
Dr. Gerard Conway is a lecturer in law at Brunel University London, where he completed his PhD. He previously studied for a Master of International & Comparative Law at Uppsala  University, following which he worked as a legal trainee in the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs (six months), as a judicial researcher in the Four Courts in Dublin (seven months), and as a legal researcher in the Irish Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (almost three years). He researchers in the fields of EU constitutional law (especially the legal reasoning of the Court of Justice of the EU), comparative criminal and constitutional law, and EU criminal law. He is the author of The Limits of Legal Reasoning and the European Court of Justice (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and European Union Law (Routledge, 2015).

Karel De Meester
Karel De Meester is a Ph.D. researcher in international criminal law at the Amsterdam Center for International Law of the University of Amsterdam and a teaching assistant and researcher at the Leuven Institute for Human Rights and Critical Studies (LIHRICS) of the KU Leuven. His research focuses on the investigation phase in international criminal procedure.

Julia Dornbusch
Julia Dornbusch is a PhD candidate and research fellow at the Institute for International Peace and Security Law at the University of Cologne, Germany. She holds a Master of Law from the University of Cambridge. Her doctoral thesis focuses on the law of targeting and cyber warfare.

Caroline Ehlert
Dr. Caroline Ehlert is the author of Prosecuting the Destruction of Cultural Property in International Criminal Law (Martinus Nijhoff: 2014). She has previously worked for the Asian International Justice Initiative as a trial monitor at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. She holds a Master of Laws from the University of Zurich where she worked as a research assistant at the chair for international law and did her Ph.D.. She is a member of the Zurich bar and a lawyer specializing in criminal law in Zurich, Switzerland.

Ola Engdahl
Dr. Ola Engdahl is Associate Professor in international law at and the Swedish Defence University and Stockholm University. Ola Engdahl was appointed Expert in the Governmental Committee of Inquiry on Implementation of certain criminal law commitments to prevent and combat terrorism. He is member of the National Commission for International Law and Disarmament and the Delegation for International Humanitarian Law Monitoring of Arms Projects. His main research areas are international humanitarian law, human rights law and international law aspects on peace operations.

Viljam Engström
Viljam Engström, D.Soc.Sc. (Åbo Akademi University, International Law), LL.M. (University of Helsinki, International Law). Currently works as University Teacher of Constitutional and International Law at Åbo Akademi University, Department of Law. Fields of interest include: international institutions, international institutional law, and the relationship between states and institutions. He has recently published: Constructing the Powers of International Institutions (Martinus Nijhoff 2012).

Håkan Friman
Håkan Friman is Senior Judge and head of division at Solna District Court in Sweden. He has long been involved in the ICC and represented Sweden in the negotiations from 1996 and onwards. He is a former Deputy Director-General in the Swedish Ministry of Justice, and was formerly e.o. professor at University of Pretoria, South Africa, visiting professor at University College London, UK, and visiting scholar at George Washington University, USA. He has published extensively concerning the ICC and is co-author of a leading textbook on international criminal law: An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure (Cambridge University Press, 3rd ed. 2014).

Matthew Gillett
Matthew Gillett is a Legal Officer in the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICTY, working as an attorney on the last trial before the ICTY that of Prosecutor v. Hadžiæ. He previously worked in the Immediate Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC and was a member of the New Zealand delegation to the Review Conference of the ICC in Kampala in 2010 where the amendments on the crime of aggression were adopted. Any views expressed in these materials are those of the author alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the ICTY or the United Nations in general.

Barbara Goy
Barbara Goy is a Senior Appeals Counsel in the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT). Previously she worked in the OTP of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), in the Legal Advisory Section and the Appeals Section/Division (2003-2014). She holds a Ph.D. in law (Dr. iur.) from the University of Bonn (Germany), where she worked prior to joining the ICTY. The views expressed are those of the author alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the MICT, the ICTY or the United Nations in general.

Mikaela Heikkilä
Dr. Mikaela Heikkilä is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute for Hu-man Rights at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. She has mainly con-ducted research within the fields of international criminal law, the rights of victims of crime, and EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice. She is currently involved as a researcher in the EU Research Project FRAME (Fostering Human Rights among European (External and Internal) Policies).

Mark Klamberg
Dr. Mark Klamberg is Associate Professor in international law at Stockholm University and deputy director of the Stockholm Center for International Law and Justice (SCILJ). Klamberg has also been a visiting lecturer at Edinburgh Law School. He is the author of several publications on international criminal law and other fields of international law, including ‘Evidence in International Criminal Trials: Confronting Legal Gaps and the Reconstruction of Disputed Events:’ (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013) and ‘Power and Law in International Society: International Relations as the Sociology of International Law’ (Routledge, 2015).

Geert-Jan Alexander Knoops
Geert-Jan Alexander Knoops is visiting Professor of International Criminal Law at Shandong University (Jinan, China, Oct. 2013); from 2003 to 2013 he was professor of International Criminal Law at Utrecht University (2003-2006, part-time professor; 2006-2013, zero-time appointment). He holds two PhD degrees, one awarded by the University of Leiden (Criminal Law) and the other by the University of Ireland in the field of International Criminal Law. He has also been awarded a Master of Law degree in Public International Law and International Criminal Law by the University of Leiden. Professor Knoops practices as a lawyer at Knoops’ Advocaten in Amsterdam. He has acted as legal counsel before various international tribunals like the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, the ICTY (International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia), the ICTR (International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda) and the Special Tribunal for Sierra Leone.

Ruth Kok
Ms. Dr. Ruth A. Kok, L.L.M., PhD is a Member of the Legal Research Office (Section Criminal Law) of the Supreme Court of The Netherlands. In addition, she serves as a Substitute Judge at the District Court of Amsterdam (The Netherlands). She is also Vice-Editor-in-Chief of the Hague Yearbook of International Law. In 2007 she received her PhD from Amsterdam University for her doctoral thesis on Statutory Limitations in International Criminal Law (The Hague: TMC Asser Press, 2007). She obtained her Law degree from Leiden University (The Netherlands). Her main expertise is (international) criminal law.

Linnea Kortfält
Mrs. Kortfält holds an LLM from Stockholm University Department of Law. Mrs. Kortfält has amongst other places worked at the Swedish National Defense College, the United Nations Association of Sweden and been a Law Clerk with the Legal Advisory Section of the Office of the Prosecutor, ICTY. In 2003 Mrs. Kortfält started to work as a Lecturer of Law at Stockholm University where she specializes in Public International Law, International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law as well as the Human Rights of Women and Children. Mrs. Kortfält has furthermore regularly lectured at e.g. Örebro University, Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Swedish Foundation for Human Rights and the Stockholm School of Theology. She is currently employed as a doctoral candidate at the Department of Law at Stockholm University, working towards the completion of her PhD dissertation.

Mateus Kowalski
PhD in International Politics and Conflict Resolution and Master in International Law. Legal officer at the Office of the United Nations Legal Counsel. Former legal adviser at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal. Researcher at the Observatory of Foreign Relations of the Autonomous University of Lisbon. Author of several publications in the areas of International Law and International Relations. The texts published represent the personal opinion of the author and cannot be understood in any way as the position of any other person or institution, including the United Nations.

Camilla Lind
Jur. kand. Camilla Lind graduated from Stockholm University in January 2013 with a thesis on the international immunities of high ranking state officials. She is an associate at the Stockholm law firm Kriström Advokatbyrå, where her areas of practice primarily consist of dispute resolution and criminal cases. Prior to that, she served as a law clerk at the District Court of Södertälje.

Letizia Lo Giacco
Letizia Lo Giacco is a doctoral candidate in public international law at Lund University Faculty of Law. Her research project concerns the interplay between national and international jurisdictions in international crimes adjudication. She teaches international criminal law and international humanitarian law in the Masters in Human Rights offered by Lund University and the Raul Wallenberg Institute, and public international law in the undergraduate professional law course at Lund University. Prior to start her doctorate, Letizia Lo Giacco worked as an analyst on conflict diamonds at the European Commission and interned in the Chambers of the International Criminal Court and of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon as well as in the Office of the Co-Prosecutors of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. Letizia Lo Giaccco holds an LL.M. in international humanitarian law from the Geneva Academy of international humanitarian law and human rights.

Iryna Marchuk
Dr Iryna Marchuk is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen. Her main research interests lie in the fields of international criminal law and procedure, comparative criminal law and public international law. Iryna earned her PhD degree from the University of Copenhagen in January 2011. She held appointments as a visiting scholar with the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Monash University and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge. Iryna was previously affiliated with a number of international courts and tribunals, such as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the Special Court for Sierra Leone and the International Criminal Court. She published in leading international journals, including the Yale Journal of International Affairs, the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Criminal Law Forum and the Boston University International Law Journal.

 

 

Julie McBride
Julie McBride holds a Bachelor in Law and French Law from University College Dublin, a Masters in international law from Trinity College Dub-lin, and a doctorate in international criminal law from Queen’s University Belfast. She is specialised in human rights and the rights of children in conflict, and she is the author of The War Crime of Child Soldier Recruitment (Springer 2013). She has previously worked at the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs (OLA), Human Rights Watch and the International Criminal Court, and as Child Rights and Policy Advisor at War Child. She currently focuses on human rights programming for vulnerable populations at the Dutch Aids Fonds.

Yvonne McDermott
Dr Yvonne McDermott is a Lecturer in Law in Bangor University, UK, where she is also Director of Teaching and Learning and Deputy Director of the Bangor Centre for International Law. Yvonne is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway (B. Corp. Law, LL.B.), Leiden University (LL.M. cum laude) and the Irish Centre for Human Rights (PhD). Her research focuses on fair trial rights, international criminal procedure and international criminal law, and she has published widely in those fields.

Olle Mårsäter
Dr. Olle Mårsäter (LL.M., LL.D. University of Uppsala, Sweden) is a Senior Lecturer in Public International Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Uppsala. His key qualifications are related to research and lecturing in International Law (with focus on jus ad bellum and jus in bello), Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, Law of Treaties and the Law of International Institutions. One of his specialties is the right to a fair trial and other aspects of access to justice under Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law instruments, as well as under international judicial procedures.

Jonas Nilsson
Jonas Nilsson has a Master of Laws from the University of Lund and a Master of International Human Rights Law from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund. He is a Legal Officer in Chambers, ICTY (since 2005), where he has worked on a number of trials, including the the Haradinaj et al. case, the Gotovina et al. case, the Stanišić and Simatović case, and the Mladic case. Jonas Nilsson has previously worked with human rights and refugee law at Amnesty International and the Swedish Helsinki Committee. Between 2001 and 2003, he lived in Kosovo and worked at the Ombudsperson Institution as a legal officer and Director of Investigions. He is working on a PhD thesis on the crime of persecution and has published many articles on international criminal law and human rights, including articles for the Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice (Antonio Cassese, Ed.) and Code of International Criminal Law and Procedure – Annotated (Larcier). Any views expressed in these materials are those of the author alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the ICTY or the United Nations in general.

Anna Oehmichen
Dr. Oehmichen attended the universities of Trier and Alcalá de Henares (Spain) and obtained a Juris Doctorate (Comparative Criminal Law) from Leiden University in The Netherlands. She completed a legal clerkship at the International Criminal Court in The Hague and a traineeship with Europol in the same city. She spent parts of her practical training period at a Belgian criminal defense law office and held a placement at the German Foreign Ministry. During subsequent years, Anna worked as a research fellow at the Center for Criminology in Wiesbaden, the National Agency for the Prevention of Torture in Wiesbaden and at the University of Gießen (Department chaired by Prof. Thomas Rotsch). Since October 2011, Anna is a practicing criminal lawyer, focussing on cross-border issues, European and international criminal defence, and white collar cases. She currently works for the business crime boutique Knierim & Krug in Mainz, Germany.

Phoebe Okowa
Phoebe Okowa was born and educated in Kenya. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree (First class) from the University of Nairobi and qualified as an advocate of the High Court. Between 1988-1993 she was a graduate student at the University of Oxford where she obtained a Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) and a Doctorate in Public International Law (D.Phil.) She is Reader in Public International Law at Queen Mary University of London. She has previously taught at the University of Bristol and in 2001 she was a Global Visiting Professor at New York University, School of Law. Okowa is the joint editor of Foundations of Public International Law (Oxford University Press) and the Queen Mary Studies in International Law (Brill). She has published extensively on a wide range of topics in public international including the law on state responsibility, use of force, and the protection of natural resources in conflict zones, as well as the relationship between state and individual responsibility in the field of international criminal law.

Juan Pablo Pérez-León-Acevedo
Dr. Pérez-León-Acevedo holds a Ph.D. on international law (Åbo Akademi University, Finland), an LLM (Columbia University, USA), and an LLB (Pontifical Catholic University of Peru). He has been appointed as a post-doctoral fellow at PluriCourts, Faculty of Law at the University of Oslo (Norway). He held post-doctoral positions at the Institute for Human Rights at Åbo Akademi University, and the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria (South Africa). Additionally, he served in diverse capacities at, among others, the International Criminal Court, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and the United Nations.

Sara Porro
Dr. Sara Porro received a joint PhD from the University of Hamburg and the University of Trento for her thesis on the mental element of crimes in international law (2010-2014). She has been a visiting scholar at Cornell Law School and Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, a research associate at the University of Turin, and a grant holder with the German Academic Exchange Service. She has also interned with the Italian Embassy and the EU Delegation to the US. Sara is a regular contributor to the Oxford Reports on International Law in Domestic Courts, as well as a reviewer for the International Criminal Law Review. In May 2016 she completed the practical training required for bar admission in her native Italy.

Noëlle Quénivet
Dr. Noëlle Quénivet is an Associate Professor in International Law at the Faculty of Business and Law of the University of the West of England (United Kingdom). Prior to that she worked as Researcher at the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (Germany). She has published several articles relating to international humanitarian law, authored Sexual Offences in Armed Conflict in International Law (2006 winner of the Francis Lieber Honorable Mention Award) and co-edited two books, one on the relationship between international humanitarian law and human rights law and another on international law in armed conflict. Her research focuses on International Humanitarian Law, International Criminal Law, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, and Gender and Children in Armed Conflict. 

Karin Påle-Bartes
Since 2010 Dr Karin Påle-Bartes is working as a judge in Södertörn District Court. She received her PhD from Uppsala university in 2003 for her doctoral thesis on principles in extradition. She has worked as a university teacher during her PhD studies in Uppsala. She has been an associate Court of Appeal judge and has worked at the Ministry of Justice.

Dejana Radisavljević
Dejana Radisavljević is a PhD candidate at the University of Sheffield, researching into international criminal sentencing. She has several years' experience with the United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, working as a Legal Assistant in its two branches in Tanzania and the Netherlands. Dejana completed her master's studies in Public International Law in 2012 at the University of Leicester, with a particular focus on the two ad hoc international criminal tribunals and the International Criminal Court.

Sophie Rigney
Sophie Rigney is a PhD candidate in international criminal procedure at the Melbourne Law School (Australia). Her research focuses on the rights of the accused and fairness in international criminal trials. Ms Rigney is a former Defence Case Manager and Legal Assistant at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Ms Rigney is also a Teaching Fellow at the Melbourne Law School, and in 2014 will lecture and coordinate the unit International Criminal Procedure at the University of Tasmania (Australia).

Geoff Roberts
Geoff Roberts has been assigned as Defence Counsel to protect the interest and rights of the accused Assad Sabra in the case of Prosecutor v. Ayyash et al. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 2006 and holds a Law Degree in English and French Law from King's College London and the Université Paris I, Pantheon-Sorbonne in Paris and a Masters from the University of Nottingham in International Criminal Justice and Armed Conflict. He practices internationally, almost exclusively before international and hybrid courts and tribunals. For the last four years he worked as a Legal Officer for the Defence Office of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon and subsequently for the Defence team for Mr Assad Sabra before the same tribunal. He has previously worked as a legal assistant or legal consultant for the Defence teams representing Naser Oric and Rasim Delic at the ICTY, Thomas Lubanga at the ICC and Ieng Sary at the ECCC. He has also previously worked as an Associate Legal Officer for the Office of the Prosecutor at the ICTY.

Maria Sjöholm
Maria Sjöholm is a post doc researcher at the faculty of law of Stockholm University. Her previous research includes the definition of rape in international law and human trafficking in the European human rights system. She is currently working on a monograph on the inclusion of women's rights in the European Convention on Human Rights and American Convention on Human Rights.

SONG Tianying
SONG Tianying has been working as legal officer in the Regional Delegation for East Asia of the International Committee of the Red Cross since 2011. She holds a Master Degree in International Law and a Bachelor Degree in Law from China University of Political Science and Law. She passed the National Judicial Exam in 2009. As an intern, Tianying has worked in the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, the Department of Judicial Assistance and Foreign Affairs of the Ministry of Justice of China, and China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission.

Michael Stiel
Michael Stiel passed the first state examination in 2013 after finishing his law studies at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (University of Bonn). He is currently working there as a research assistant at the Institute for Criminal Law and writing a doctoral thesis on the enforcement of sanctions imposed by International Criminal Tribunals.

Ignaz Stegmiller
Ignaz Stegmiller holds a doctoral degree in International Criminal Law from the Georg August University Göttingen. He works as a post-doctoral researcher at the Franz von Liszt-Institute of the Justus Liebig University Giessen. Dr. Stegmiller is also the Coordinator for International Programs of the Faculty of Law at the Franz von Liszt Institute.

Carl-Friedrich Stuckenberg
Carl-Friedrich Stuckenberg is a professor at Bonn University where he teaches domestic and international criminal law, criminal procedure, and comparative criminal law. Before joining the law faculty at Bonn, he held a chair in international, European and comparative criminal law at Saarland University. Professor Stuckenberg attended the universities of Bonn and Geneva, received a master's degree from Harvard Law School, a doctorate from Bonn University for his thesis on the presumption of innocence and finally the venia legendi (Habilitation) for his book on intent and mistake in international criminal law. His main research interests include the general part of criminal law, criminal procedure, international and European criminal law, comparative law as well as the philosophical foundations of punishment and legal history. He has published widely in many of these fields.

Melinda Taylor
Melinda Taylor is a Defence Counsel. She is currently working on the Saif Gaddafi and Jean Pierre Bemba Gombo cases. She has previously worked as Counsel/Deputy Head of the Office of Public Counsel for the Defence at the International Criminal Court, on defence cases before the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia, and Rwanda, as a legal officer at the United Nations Mission in Kosovo, and for the Office of Lega Aid and Detention at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. She is admitted to practice at the New York Bar, and has a Masters in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford.  

Jenia Iontcheva Turner
Jenia Iontcheva Turner is a Professor at SMU Dedman School of Law, where she teaches criminal procedure, comparative criminal procedure, international criminal law, European Union law, and international organizations. Before joining SMU, Professor Turner served as a Bigelow Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School, where she taught legal research and writing and comparative criminal procedure. Professor Turner attended law school at Yale. Professor Turner’s scholarship interests include comparative and international criminal law and procedure. In 2009, Professor Turner completed a textbook, Plea Bargaining Across Borders, exploring plea bargaining in several national and international jurisdictions.

Sergey Vasiliev
Sergey Vasiliev is an Assistant Professor at the Grotius Centre for Inter-national Legal Studies, Leiden University. He was previously a (postdoctoral) researcher and lecturer in international criminal law and procedure at the Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam(2012-15) and the Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam (2006-12). He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam, an LL.M. from Maastricht University.

Aloka Wanigasuriya
Aloka Wanigasuriya is an Australian-qualified lawyer. She holds a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in international human rights law from Lund University, Sweden and a conjoint Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from Deakin University, Australia. She has previously been affiliated with the Special Court for Sierra Leone, The Danish Institute for Human Rights and The Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Her main research interests lie in the fields of international criminal law, public international law and human rights law.

ZHANG Binxin
ZHANG Binxin is Assistant Professor at Xiamen University Law School and the inaugural PKU-CILRAP Research Fellow. She has previously worked as post-doctoral research fellow at Xiamen University Law School, focusing on reparations for victims in international criminal proceedings; as Legal Officer in the International Committee of the Red Cross Regional Delegation for East Asia; and as a trial monitor of the Asia International Justice Initiative Trial Monitoring group, monitoring the Duch case before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. She holds a PhD in international law from Renmin University of China. Her main research interest is international criminal law and procedure. She has co-authored a book on war crimes and published several articles and book chapters on issues related to international criminal law and procedure. She teaches Public International Law, International Criminal Law and International Humanitarian Law.

ZHANG Yueyao
ZHANG Yueyao, LL.M (Berkeley) is a PhD candidate at the Max-Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law. She holds a Master Degree in International Law in Peking University. She is a fellow and on the board of editors of Forum for International Criminal and Humanitarian Law. She has interned in the Beijing liason office of International Migration Organization. Her dissertation title is State Responsibility in the Realm of Human Rights Treaty Violation

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