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Consonance or Rivalry? Calibrating the Efforts to Prosecute War Crimes in National and International Tribunals

Harhoff, Frederik

1997

Abstract

This Comment explores some of the legal and practical implications of concurrent jurisdiction, notably from the perspective of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Section II expounds briefly on the applicable principles and provisions governing the Tribunal’s international jurisdiction vis-à-vis the domestic jurisdictions of Rwanda and other states. Section III looks separately at a number of particular legal problems inherent in the Statute of the International Tribunal for Rwanda12 and the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal for Rwanda,13 and Sections IV and V conclude by offering an analysis of the Tribunal’s practice and suggesting a new approach to concurrent jurisdiction.
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