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[ 16 Mar 2010 | ]
The ICC as Arbiter in Kenya’s Postelectoral Violence

Abraham Korir Sing’Oei
19 Minn. J. Int’l L. Online 5 (2010)
Following the re-introduction of multipartism to Kenya in 2007, the country underwent a failed electoral process which resulted in a protracted outbreak of violence. In July of 2009 an envelope containing a list of persons suspected to be most responsible for the mayhem was transmitted to the International Criminal Court. Author Korir Sing’Oei Abraham grapples with two inter-related questions: first, is the ICC the most viable option to ensure justice for the victims? Second, how likely is the ICC to succeed in Kenya when it has yet to succeed elsewhere on the continent?


[ 24 Jan 2010 | ]
Closer to Justice: Transferring Cases from the International Criminal Court

George H. Norris
19 Minn. J. Int’l L. 201 (2010)
With the ICC considering transferring Rwandan cases to Rwanda, and an escalating conflict with the LRA in Uganda, author George Norris addresses an important and topical question: should the ICC build in a transfer mechanism to allow shifting cases to the states of origin? Norris provides five compelling reasons for adopting such a mechanism, as well as proposed language for such a mechanism.