Corpus ID: 157986560


  author={Michael Humphrey},
Resolution 1757 in 2007 represents the expansion of international criminal law into international relations. This article analyses the Tribunal as an expression of "emergency law," a product of legal globalization on the one hand and the "right to intervene" on the other. While the international criminal law field has generated experts in war atrocities, case law, procedures and institutional forms its recognition as having the force of law by victims and states remains highly politically… Expand
2 Citations
Institutional Consensus: A Comparative Analysis of Rules of Law in Lebanon and Somalia
Situated within broader contexts of literature on the origin of rule of law, this paper analyzes the rules of law in Lebanon and Somalia and offers commentary on the relationship between weak statesExpand
Conception, Legacy, and Legitimacy of The . Special Tribunal for Lebanon
تقدم هذه الدراسة تحليلا نقديا للمحكمة الخاصة في لبنان ومدى شرعية تشكيلها . ويرى الباحث أن المحكمة تشكلت دون أخذ جميع الاطراف المعنية والقوى السياسية في لبنان بعين الاعتبار، حيث إن المحكمة الخاصة فيExpand


The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: A Court “Off the Shelf” for a Divided Country
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is the most recently established international criminal tribunal. Controversially created by the UN Security Council in 2007 amid rising political tensions in theExpand
The Syndrome of One-Time Exceptions and the Drive to Establish the Proposed Hariri Court
Based on Lebanese and international juridical sources and the author's long experience in the Lebanese legal system, this article questions the exclusive focus on the murder of Hariri in the ongoingExpand
The Hariri and Saddam tribunals: two expressions of tortured justice
This article establishes that politically motivated pursuit of criminal justice at the international level undermines trust in the international legal order and inflicts multilateral harm that goesExpand
A Special Tribunal for Lebanon: The UN Security Council and the Emancipation of International Criminal Justice
  • F. Mégret
  • Political Science
  • Leiden Journal of International Law
  • 2008
Abstract Discussions on the creation of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon have focused on its impact on Lebanese sovereignty and, specifically, the fact that a Chapter VII resolution seems to bypassExpand
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon Swiftly Adopts its Rules of Procedure and Evidence
The Judges of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) recently adopted the Rules of Procedure and Evidence to guide the work of the court in bringing to justice those responsible for the attack of 14Expand
Fighting Amnesia: Ways to Uncover the Truth about Lebanon's Missing
After a 15-year conflict characterized by mass violations of human rights, the Lebanese state and society have favored amnesia over truth seeking. This has marginalized the victims, in particular theExpand
Reflections on the International Legality of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon
This article addresses legal problems posed by Security Council Resolution 1757 of 30 May 2007, establishing the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (‘STL'). After describing the historical background ofExpand
Challenges Raised by Victims’ Participation in the Proceedings of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon
Learning lessons from the experience of the International Criminal Court and the ad hoc tribunals, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon has tried to strike an interesting balance between the legitimateExpand
An Odd Couple: Domestic Crimes and International Responsibility in the Special Tribunal for Lebanon
This article examines one of the most serious flaws of the Statute of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL): while it provides that Lebanese domestic law is the sole source of crimes over which theExpand
The Responsibility to Protect: Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes Once and For All
Never again! the world has vowed time and again since the Holocaust. Yet genocide, ethnic cleansing, and other mass atrocity crimes continue to shock our consciences --from the killing fields ofExpand