International Decisions: Prosecutor v. Lubanga
106 American Journal of International Law 809 (2012)
10 Pages Posted: 3 Jun 2013 Last revised: 28 Sep 2015
Date Written: July 2013
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
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