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The American Bar Association’s International Criminal Court Project is an independent initiative to support the International Criminal Court & US-ICC relations through advocacy, education, and practical legal assistance.

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Evolution of International Criminal Justice

Of one thing we may be sure. The future will never have to ask, with misgiving, what could the Nazis have said in their favor. History will know that whatever could be said, they were allowed to say. They have been given the kind of a Trial which they, in the days of their pomp and power, never gave to any man…
— Justice Jackson, from his closing statement at Nuremberg

International Criminal Justice Today

International Criminal Justice Today

July 26, 2016

ABA's ICC Project/Ipsos Poll Finds Support for Increased Assistance to the ICC

New poll finds improved awareness of the International Criminal Court (ICC), driven by awareness among youth, and public support for the US government encouraging ICC involvement in investigating and prosecuting atrocity crimes in Syria and Iraq. Please find here more information, including the polling report.

July 15, 2016

Statement of ABA President Paulette Brown on International Criminal Justice Day – July 17, 2016

ABA President Paulette Brown releases a statement on International Criminal Justice Day recognizing the successes and challenges in atrocity accountability. Please find here more information.

June 22, 2016

ABA's ICC Project & Stanford Law release latest online roundtable, Arguendo, on the protection of cultural property and accountability

The ABA’s ICC Project & Stanford Law release the most recent online roundtable, Arguendo, with a distinguished panel addressing the significance of ICC prosecution of cultural destruction in Mali. Please find the press release as well as the articles by this Arguendo installment’s distinguished participants.

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