On 6 June 2019, the ADC-ICT, in cooperation with the Criminal Defence Section of the Ministry of Justice of Bosnia and Herzegovina (OKO), held a training day on "Command Responsibility: analysis of military structure, defence strategies and advocacy skills" in Sarajevo.
President of the ADC-ICT, Dragan Ivetic and ADC Member, Boris Zorko, presented the one-day training which was attended by around 100 lawyers from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
This training was done in furtherance of the ADC-ICT outreach program in the region of the former Yugoslavia, a...
The ADC-ICT Annual Conference 2017 will take place in The Hague on 9 December. The title of this year's conference is: 'International Crimes: Past, Present and Future Perspectives'. The conference will cover a variety of legal topics which have arisen at the international courts and tribunals. The legacy of the courts which have closed will be discussed as well as currently ongoing legal issues and the potential future crimes which could be prosecuted.
On Saturday 9 September 2017, a training day was conducted by Colleen Rohan at the ICTY/MICT and covered the topic of Building a Case before the international courts and tribunals. The included aspects of a case including preliminary motions, setting up a team, challenging the indictment and special defences. The day was attended by approximately 30 people from a variety of back grounds and jurisdictions. Further information about the ADC-ICT's month training sessions can be found on the Training page of the website.
The ADC Mock Trial took place on Saturday 17 June 2017, twenty five participants took part in Courtroom 1 at the ICTY/MICT. The fictional war crimes case included a variety of legal issues to argue in court during the day. The judges for the day were Judge Janet Nosworthy, Judge Justice Moloto and Thomas Hannis.
Congratulations to all who took part, the standard of the advocacy was excellent. At the end of the day the judges decided that there were four participants who were awarded joint best oralist. These were: Conall Bailie and Daniel Sisgoreo from the...