General information

Module title Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure
Language English
Module lecturer prof. zw. dr hab. Paweł Wiliński
Lecturer's email wilinski@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position prof. dr hab.
Faculty Faculty of Law and Administration
Semester 2021/2022 (winter)
Duration 30
ECTS 8
USOS code 10-IICLP-w-erasm

Timetable

Module aim (aims)

· The course gives insight into the basics and model of international criminal law and procedure with references to European and International Criminal Law;· gives also the knowledge about evolution of international criminal law;· establishment and jurisprudence of ad hoc international criminal courts;· permanent International Criminal Cort

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Basic information on criminal law; preferably course of criminal substantial law, criminal procedure. Student should understand basic institutions and principles of criminal law and procedure.

Syllabus

Week 1: The concept, sources and model of modern criminal proceedings International cooperateon in criminal matters – general rules and evolutionWeek 2: Military Tribunal in Nuremberg Military Tribunal in TokyoWeek 3: Hybrid Tribunals: Sierra LeoneWeek 4: Hybrid Tribunals: CambodiaWeek 5: Hybrid Tribunals: Liban,Week 6: Hybrid Tribunals: East TimorWeek 7: Saddam Hussein TrialWeek 8: International Criminal Tribunal for RwandaWeek 9: International Criminal Tribunal for the Former YugoslaviaWeek 10: Genocide, Crimes against HumanityWeek 11: War Crimes, Crime of AggressionWeek 12: Principles of criminal proceedingsWeek 13: Evidence in criminal procedure in international context. Arrest and Preventive measuresWeek 14: Preparatory proceedings and proceedings before the court of first instanceWeek 15: Appellate proceedings; Future of international criminal courts

Reading list

R. Cryer, H. Firman, D. Robinson, E. Wilmshurst, An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure, Cambridge 2009;W. A. Schabas, An Introduction to the International Criminal Court, Cambridge Univ. Press 2009; B. N. Schaff, Building the International Criminal Court, Cambridge Univ. Press 2008Selected Case Law of ICTY, ICTR, ICC, ECHR