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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

November 9, 2018

The United States and the International Criminal Court: State of Play and Future Implications

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July 5, 2018

20 Years of the International Criminal Court - An Assessment

Please join us for a Capitol Hill panel briefing to celebrate International Criminal Justice Day and to discuss 20 years of the International Criminal Court.

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September 27, 2017

Statement on the Passing of Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni

A founding member of the ABA’s ICC Project Board of Advisors, Prof. Bassiouni’s positive impact on the field of international criminal law is immeasurable.

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August 15, 2017

ABA Urges US Congress and State Department to Preserve and Bolster the Office of Global Criminal Justice and Ambassador at-Large Post

Washington, D.C. - At the 2017 American Bar Association (ABA) Annual Meeting held in New York City, the ABA House of Delegates unanimously passed a policy resolution urging the United States Congress and the Department of State to continue American commitment and support for criminal accountability for mass atrocities. Specifically, this...

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