Dov Jacobs

Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies

Assistant Professor

Leiden University Law Faculty

P.O. Box 9520

Leiden, 2300 RA

Netherlands

Legal Assistant at the International Criminal Court

Legal Assistant at the International Criminal Court

The Hague

Netherlands

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Positivism and International Criminal Law: The Principle of Legality as a Rule of Conflict of Theories

International Legal Positivism World, Jean d'Aspremont and Jörg Kammerhofer, eds., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
Dov Jacobs
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

legal positivism, international criminal law, judicial creativity, treaty interpretation, principle of legality, customary international law

2.

Puzzling Over Amnesties: Defragmenting the Debate for International Criminal Tribunals

THE FRAGMENTATION OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW, T.M.C Asser Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Dov Jacobs
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

Amnesties, Human Rights, Cambodia, ICTY, East Timor, Sierra Leone

3.

Shared Responsibility in International Law: A Conceptual Framework

Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2011-17, Amsterdam Center for International Law No. 2011-07
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2012
Andre Nollkaemper and Dov Jacobs
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Center for International Law and Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

shared responsibility, state responsibility, liability

4.

The Frog that Wanted to Be an Ox: The ICC’s Approach to Immunities and Cooperation

Forthcoming in C. Stahn, The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Court (OUP, 2015), GROTIUS CENTRE WORKING PAPER 2014/040-ICL
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Nov 2014
Dov Jacobs
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

immunities, international criminal court, customary law, UNSC

5.

A Shifting Scale of Power: Who is in Charge of the Charges at the International Criminal Court and the uses of Regulation 55

THE ASHGATE RESEARCH COMPANION TO INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES, William A. Schabas, Niamh Hayes and Yvonne McDermott, eds., Aldershot: Ashgate, 2013, GROTIUS CENTRE WORKING PAPER 2013/004-ICL, Leiden Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Dov Jacobs
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

amendment of charges, International Criminal Court, judicial activism, judicial creativity, Regulation 55

6.

The Sheep in the Box: The Definition of the Crime of Aggression at the International Criminal Court

THE REVIEW CONFERENCE & THE FUTURE OF THE ICC PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST AIDP SYMPOSIUM FOR YOUNG PENALISTS, pp. 131-151, Christoph Burchard, Otto Triffterer, and Joachim Vogel, eds., Kluwer Law International, 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2010
Dov Jacobs
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

Aggression, International Criminal Law, International Criminal Court, Nuremberg

7.

International Criminal Law Outside the Courtroom: The Impact of Focusing on International Crimes for the Quality of Fact-Finding by International Commissions of Inquiry

QUALITY CONTROL IN FACT-FINDING, Morten Bergsmo ed., Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher (2013) 325-357, Grotius Centre Working Paper 2013/007-ICL.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2015
Dov Jacobs and Catherine Harwood
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies and Leiden University
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Abstract:

Fact-finding, international commission of inquiry, international criminal law

8.

Moving Beyond the Genocide Debate: Mass Atrocities and the International Community

Theory vs. Policy? Connecting Scholars and Practitioners, ISA Annual Convention 2010, New Orleans: 2/17/2010-2/20/2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Mar 2010
Dov Jacobs
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

genocide, darfur, responsibility to protect

9.

Human Rights Fact-Finding and International Criminal Proceedings: Towards a Polycentric Model of Interaction

Grotius Centre Working Paper 2014/017-ICL, Leiden Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Feb 2014
Dov Jacobs and Carsten Stahn
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies and Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

fact finding, ICC, human rights, due process, evidence

10.

Commentaire de l’Article 60 de la Cour Pénale Internationale : Procédure initiale devant la Cour (Provisional Release at the International Criminal Court: A Commentary of Article 60 of the Rome Statute)

Commentaire du Statut de la Cour Pénale Internationale, Pédone, 2012.,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Apr 2012
Dov Jacobs
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

provisional release, ICC, due process, fair trial

11.

A Samson at the International Criminal Court: The Powers of the Prosecutor in the Pre-Trial Phase

Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals, Vol. 6, No. 2, p. 317, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Dov Jacobs
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

international criminal court, prosecutor, interests of justice

12.

Targeting the State in Jus Post Bellum: Towards a Theory of Integrated Sovereignties

C. Stahn, J. Iverson and J. Easterday, ‘Jus Post Bellum’: Mapping the Normative Foundations (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), pp. 416-427., GROTIUS CENTRE WORKING PAPER 2014/037-ILT, Leiden Law School Research Paper,
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Nov 2014
Dov Jacobs
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

Sovereignty, transitional justice, jus post bellum, scelle, statehood, self-determination

13.

Jumping Hurdles Backwards: The Armenian Genocide and the International Criminal Court

International Criminal Law Review 14 (2014) 274-290, Grotius Centre Working Paper 2014/032-ICL
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Dov Jacobs
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

Genocide, Armenia, ICC, legality

14.

Israël, la Palestine et la Cour Pénale Internationale: Etat Des Lieux (Israël, Palestine and the International Criminal Court: The State of Affairs)

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Aug 2015
Lead Counsel at the International Criminal Court, Legal Assistant at the International Criminal Court and Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

Israel, ICC, Palestine, cooperation, jurisdiction

15.

Justice in EU Cooperation and Development Policy

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 26 Apr 2017
Carsten Stahn and Dov Jacobs
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies and Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Abstract:

EU, Cooperation, Development Assistance, Justice

16.

Waiting for Godot: An Analysis of the Advisory Opinion on Kosovo

Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 331-353, 2011
Posted: 14 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2014
Dov Jacobs and Yannick Radi
Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies and University of Louvain (UCL) - School of Law

Abstract:

International law, international responsibility, attribution, United Nations, Kosovo, International Court of Justice, advisory opinion, discretion