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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

April 7, 2017

International Criminal Law in a Retreating World

Please join us for this event on Thursday, April 13 in Washington, D.C. with Madame Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, and other speakers.

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July 26, 2016

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

Polling shows improved awareness of the International Criminal Court (ICC), driven by awareness among youth.

Washington, D.C., July 26, 2016 – The American Bar Associations’ (ABA) ICC Project today released the results of its most recent polling on Americans’ opinions on the ICC and related current events. Done in...

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July 15, 2016

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

ABA President Paulette Brown’s statement on International Criminal Justice Day recognizes successes and challenges in atrocity accountability.

Washington D.C., July 14, 2016 - In recognition of International Criminal Justice Day that occurs Sunday July 17, American Bar Association (ABA) President Paulette Brown acknowledged the successes of global efforts...

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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 releases its most recent Arguendo, addressing the significance of ICC prosecution of cultural destruction in Mali.

Washington D.C., June 22, 2016 - The American Bar Association’s International Criminal Court (ICC) Project and Stanford Law School Program in International and Comparative Law are pleased...

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