In 2003, Antonio Cassese established the Journal of International Criminal Justice together with a group of distinguished colleagues, to address the major problems of justice from the angle of law, jurisprudence, criminology, penal philosophy, and the history of international judicial institutions. In this blog you can find information ‘around’ the Journal and its prizes. Please feel free to contribute by sending us your posts and comments.
The Antonio Cassese Initiative is excited to present the launch of a Special Issue of the Journal of International Criminal Justice on Justice and Accountability for Sexual Violence in Conflict: Progress and Challenges in National Efforts to Address Impunity. In Resolution 1888 (2009), the United Nations Security Council urged Member States to investigate and prosecute […]
I am humbled and honoured to be the recipient of the 2018 Journal of International Criminal Justice (JICJ) Prize. I am also thankful to the Cassese Foundation and the Editors of the Journal for this award. From my early studies on international criminal law to this very day, my work has always been inspired by […]
In Resolution 1888 (2009), the United Nations Security Council urged Member States to investigate and prosecute conflict-related sexual violence and established the UN Team of Experts on Rule of Law and Sexual Violence in Conflict (Team of Experts) to assist national authorities in this regard. To commemorate the tenth-year anniversary of its establishment, the Team of Experts […]
The Board of Editors, Journal of International Criminal Justice is pleased to award the Journal of International Criminal Justice Prize for 2018 to Ms Talita de Souza Dias for her essay, ‘The Retroactive Application of the Rome Statute in the Cases of Security Council Referrals and Ad Hoc Declarations: An Appraisal of the Existing Solutions […]
On the occasion of the award of the Antonio Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies 2015–2016, the Antonio Cassese Initiative is pleased to publish a blog post written by one of the two Prize winners, Dr Miles Jackson. “I am deeply grateful to the Cassese Foundation and the editors of the Journal of International Criminal Justice […]
The Board of Editors of the Journal of International Criminal Justice awarded the Antonio Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies for 2015–2016 to, ex aequo, Dr Miles Jackson of Oxford University and Dr Asad Kiyani of Victoria University in Canada. On this occasion, Dr Miles Jackson wrote a blog post for the Antonio Cassese Initiative’s website.
The Board of Editors of the Journal of International Criminal Justice awarded the Journal of International Criminal Justice Prize for 2016 to Mr Tilman Rodenhäuser for his essay, ‘Squaring the Circle? Prosecuting Sexual Violence against Child Soldiers by their “Own Forces”’, published in 14 JICJ (2016) 171–193.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]