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  1. 1. MGM230_1103A_02_Phase 5_IP_Formanek.C
  2. 2.  Is independent of the United Nations (International Criminal Court, n.d.)  Is the “first, permanent treaty based international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community” (ICC, n.d.)  Is a “Court of Last Resort” (ICC, n.d.)
  3. 3.  International dialogue and consensus on definitions of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes during the latter half of the 20th century (ICC, n.d.)  Influenced in part by the Nuremberg and Tokyo Trials following World War II (ICC, n.d.)  Further influenced by the International Criminal Tribunals for former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda in the 1990s (ICC, n.d.)
  4. 4.  Governed by the Rome Statute adopted July 17 1998 by 120 nations (ICC, n.d.)  Rome Statute went into effect July 1 2002 with ratification by 60 nations (ICC, n.d.)  United States of America does not support ICC (Human Rights Watch, 2010; ICC, n.d.)  January 26, 2009 first trial case begins “The Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo” (ICC, n.d.)
  5. 5.  Genocide (ICC, n.d.; United Nations, 2003 & 2011)  Crimes Against Humanity (ICC, n.d.; United Nations, 2003 & 2011)  War Crimes (ICC, n.d.; United Nations, 2003 & 2011)  Aggression (ICC, n.d.; United Nations, 2003 & 2011)
  6. 6.  ICC has “conplementarity” jurisdiction over countries that have signed the Rome Statute (ICC, n.d.)  National Governments have first jurisdiction for investigation and trial until it is deemed they “cannot or will not” in “genuine” fashion (ICC, n.d.)  ICC proceedings can be brought by a member State the ICC Prosecutor or the United Nations Security Council (ICC, n.d.)
  7. 7.  Treaties (Colorado Technical University Online, 2010)  Customs (CTUO, 2010)  General Principles of Law (CTUO, 2010)  Judicial Decisions (CTUO, 2010)
  8. 8.  The Rome Statute (ICC, n.d.)  The ICC Official Journal of Basic Legal Texts and “Legal Tools Project” (ICC, n.d.)  The United Nations library of documents and legal texts  WCRO –ICC Legal Analysis and Education Project (American University Washington College of Law, 2009)
  9. 9.  One of seven nations to vote against the Rome Statute in 1998 (Human Rights Watch, 2010)  Bush Administration “unsigned” treaty May 2002 (Human Rights Watch, 2010)  U.S. seeks “bilateral agreements” with other countries to protect U.S. nationals from ICC detainment or custody (Human Rights Watch, 2010)  Congress passes “American Servicemembers Protection Act (ASPA) (Human Rights Watch, 2010)  United States a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council (United Nations, 2003)
  10. 10. American University Washington College of Law (2009) War Crimes Research Office: International Criminal Court and the United Nations. Retrieved from Amnesty International USA (2011). International Criminal Court: Prosecuting Crimes in the Name of International Justice. Retrieved from work/issues/international-justice/international-criminal-court Colorado Technical University (2010). U.S. Foreign Policy. [M.U.S.E.] Retrieved from Colorado Technical University Campus MGM230-1103A-02
  11. 11. Duke University School of Law (2011). International Criminal Law. Retrieved from Human Rights Watch (2010) The United States and the International Criminal Court Retrieved from International Bar Association (n.d.). IBA Human Rights Institute: IBA Members and the ICC. Retrieved from bership.aspx International Court of Justice (n.d.). Practical Information: Frequently Asked Questions. Retrieved from
  12. 12. International Criminal Court (n.d.). About the Court. Retrieved from United Nations (2003) Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Retrieved from United Nations (2011). United Nations: International Law. Retrieved from