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The Antonio Cassese School goes to Nuremberg

In the first week of November 2016, the Antonio Cassese Initiative has organized in Nuremberg a five-day course on investigation and prosecution of international crimes at national level for a selected group of judges and prosecutors judges and prosecutors from Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Mali. The course took place at the International Nuremberg Principles […]

In the dark labyrinth of our life…

On 13 November 2009, Nino Cassese was awarded the prestigious Erasmus Prize, together with Benjamin Ferencz. Below the typewritten version of the speech Nino Cassese delivered on that occasion.

Heartfelt reflections

This has, unfortunately, been a week for commemorating those who have passed before us.  This week my friend and co-author, Håkan Friman, passed away suddenly.   His passing has put me in mind lately of all the other wonderful souls I have had the good fortune to encounter in this field –  Medard Rwelimara, Hans-Peter Kaul, […]

A day of celebration with Baltasar Garzón and Antonio Cassese

 On 10 March 2010, a celebration was held at Villa Moynier, at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, to felicitate the winners of the Journal of International Criminal Justice Prize (JICJ) (2010) and the Antonio Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies (2009-2010). The ceremony was attended by members of the […]

The beginning of an academic career and of the Antonio Cassese Prize

It is over a decade since I first met Nino. At the time, I knew him as a giant in the field of international law generally and international criminal law in particular. He was not only a leading scholar but the most important practitioner. At the same time, Nino was the spearhead of the Journal […]

The Possibility of International Law: Commemorating Professor Nino Cassese

The Academy of European Law at the European University Institute, together with the Historical Archives of the European Union and the University of Florence, organizes a special event, “The Possibility of International Law: Commemorating Professor Nino Cassese”, on the occasion of the opening of the Antonio Cassese Archive. This one-day event will  take place at the […]

Walking the Road He Paved: A Tribute to Antonio Cassese

On 11 November 2011, just a few weeks after Antonio Cassese passed away, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon organized a moving ceremony in the Hague, to pay tribute to his former first President. After the event, members of the diplomatic and legal communities spoke about their memories of Antonio Cassese. Below the lik to the […]

Unexplored Outcomes of the ICTY judgment in Tadić… and of life

The paper with which I was awarded the prestigious Journal of International Criminal Justice prize,  ‘Unexplored Outcomes of Tadić: Applicability of the Law of Occupation to War by Proxy’ ,  was based on my LL.M. thesis at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. This paper aims at reviewing what will be […]

A Booklet about Nino

The booklet below was prepared on the occasion of the ceremony organized by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in The Hague, to pay tribute to the life and work of a great jurist and man.

Prize-giving ceremony for the 2011 JICJ Prize

The Journal of International Criminal Justice Prize for 2011 was awarded to Valentina Spiga for her article on ‘Non-retroactivity of Criminal Law: A New Chapter in the Hissène Habré Saga‘. In this article, Valentina Spiga puts forward a lucid, meticulously researched reading of a single legal twist in the long attempt to hold the former […]
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