Paolo Lobba, Ph.D. (2013), University of Bologna and Humboldt University of Berlin, is post-doctoral fellow in Bologna. As UN Legal Officer, he served at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal for over three years. His research interests extend to European anti-racism legislation and case law, and victims’ rights.
Triestino Mariniello, Ph.D. (2011), University of Naples 2, is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Edge Hill University (UK). He has also served as a Visiting Professional and Associate Legal Officer at the Pre-Trial Division of the International Criminal Court, working on situations in Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Kenya.
Students, scholars and practitioners interested in the interaction between international criminal justice and human rights, including judges, lawyers, government officials, and staff of intergovernmental and nongovernmental organisations working in the domains of international criminal law and international protection of human rights.
Table of contents
Paulo Pinto de Albuquerque
List of Abbreviations
The Grammar of the Judicial Dialogue between International Criminal Tribunals and the European Court: Introductory Remarks
Paolo Lobba and Triestino Mariniello
Dynamics of Judicial Dialogue: Methods and Rationales
1 Cross-Fertilisation under the Look of Glass: Transjudicial Grammar and Reception of Strasbourg Jurisprudence by International Criminal Tribunals
2 ‘Directory Authority’: Fertilising International Criminal Tribunals’ Human Rights Standards with European Court of Human Rights’ Case Law
3 Judicial Dialogue in Light of Comparative Criminal Law and Justice
The Use of the ECtHR Jurisprudence by ICTs: A Bird’s-Eye View
4 Article 21 (3) of the ICC Statute: Identifying and Applying ‘Internationally Recognized Human Rights’
5 Article 21(3) of the ICC Statute and ‘Internationally Recognized Human Rights’ as a Source of Mandatory Judicial Dialogue
6 Beyond Anecdotal Reference: A Quantitative Assessment of ICTY References to the Jurisprudence of the ECtHR
Cross-Fertilization and Substantive Issues: Crimes and Punishment
7 The Nulla Poena Sine Lege: A Symptomatic Sign of Interactions between Strasbourg and The Hague
8 Critical Remarks on the Accessibility/Foreseeability Standard as Applied in International Criminal Justice
9 The Judicial Dialogue between the ECtHR and the ad hoc Tribunals on the Right to Rehabilitation of Offenders
10 Judicial Dialogue and the Definition of Torture: The Importation of ICTs from European Jurisprudence
11 Confronting the Divergent Notions of Torture and Other-Ill Treatment under the Rome Statute through the Lens of Cumulative Conviction
Elizabeth Santalla Vargas
Fairness of International Criminal Proceedings: The (Side) Effects of Cross-Fertilization
12 Absent Witnesses and the Right to Confrontation: The Influence of the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights on International Criminal Law
13 The Special Court for Sierra Leone’s Misapplication of the European Court of Human Rights Case Law on Hearsay Evidence and Corroboration: The Taylor Appeal Judgment and the Al Khawaja and Tahery Case
Yael Vias Gvirsman
14 The Interaction between the International Criminal Court and the European Court of Human Rights—The Right to the Truth for Victims of Serious Violations of Human Rights: The Importation of a New Right?
15 Self- or Cross-Fertilisation? Referencing ECtHR Jurisprudence to Justify Victim Participation at the ICC