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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 8, 2019

Statement of ABA President Bob Carlson Re: Restricting International Criminal Court Officials’ Visas

Washington, D.C., Monday, April 8, 2019 - The American Bar Association expressed concern today over recently announced US policy to restrict visas for certain officials of the International Criminal Court.

On Friday, March 15, 2019, Secretary of State Pompeo announced that the United States would restrict visas for “individuals...

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January 18, 2019

Statement on the Passing of the Hon. Patricia M. Wald

The ABA’s ICC Project remembers the Hon. Patricia M. Wald’s immeasurable contributions to international law and the legal profession.

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December 7, 2018

ABA Reaffirms Strong Support for the ICC Before the Assembly of States Parties

The Hague, The Netherlands, Dec. 7, 2018: Before the 17th Session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the American Bar Association (ABA) reaffirmed its support for the International Criminal Court and the Court’s mandate to investigate and prosecute (where warranted) those responsible for...

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December 6, 2018

Side Event at ICC’s 17th Assembly of States Parties Examines ICC’s Upcoming Challenges and Possibilities for Advancing Accountability

The Hague, The Netherlands, Dec. 6, 2018: In cooperation with the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the ABA’s ICC Project and Criminal Justice Section organized a side event during the 17th Session of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court. Convening a group of distinguished experts...

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