International Decisions: Prosecutor v. Lubanga

106 American Journal of International Law 809 (2012)

UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-23

10 Pages Posted: 3 Jun 2013 Last revised: 28 Sep 2015

Diane Marie Amann

University of Georgia School of Law; University of Georgia - Dean Rusk International Law Center

Date Written: July 2013

Abstract

This casenote outlines and provides a brief commentary on the first verdict of the International Criminal Court, in which a former Congolese rebel leader was found guilty of the war crime of recruiting and using child soldiers. Discussed are investigative and evidentiary issues, charging decisions, and sentencing rationale.

Keywords: International Criminal Court, war crimes, child soldiers, individual criminal responsibility

JEL Classification: K00, K1, K41, K42, K14, K33

Suggested Citation

Amann, Diane Marie, International Decisions: Prosecutor v. Lubanga (July 2013). 106 American Journal of International Law 809 (2012); UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-23. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2266686

Diane Marie Amann (Contact Author)

University of Georgia School of Law ( email )

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602
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University of Georgia - Dean Rusk International Law Center

100 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602-6018
United States

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