(Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) joint criminal enterprise prosecution of former Prime Minister of Kosovo and KLA Commander of Rapid Intervention Unit, for war crimes and crimes against humanity), Prosecution v Karadžić (command responsibility and joint criminal enterprise prosecution of former President of the Republic of Srpska for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, taking hostages).  She represented defence witnesses at confirmation hearings at the International Criminal Court in the Kenya post-election violence case (Prosecution v Ruto et al), and served as defence counsel in the EULEX war crimes courts in Kosovo representing KLA Commander Sylejman Selimi (“Drenica” cases; command responsibility and co-perpetration prosecution for war crimes and crimes against humanity), and prosecution of allegations of protected witness intimidation and witness tampering (Prosecution v Rukolli).

 

Ms. Rohan has successfully represented ICC and United Nations employees in complex, politically sensitive administrative proceedings (Assaf v ICC ; United Nations v Morin) as a means to protect the physical security and legal rights of international civil servants. In Assaf Ms. Rohan won a large monetary judgement on behalf of an ICC translator who was imprisoned in Zintan, Libya while on a court-ordered legal consultation with Saif Gaddafi.  It is a landmark case establishing ICC liability for failure to protect the physical security of employees conducting ICC business in unstable conflict and post-conflict regions and for abuse of office by select ICC officials.  Morin involved United Nations proceedings to penalize a member of its Safety and Security Section on various negligence theories due to the unforeseen al-Qaeda bombing of U.N. House in Algiers in 2007 and was successfully defended in Morin’s favor.

Ms. Rohan has written and lectured extensively on various topics in international  criminal law including practical trial skills, legal drafting, appellate procedures, investigation strategies and legal ethics. She served in 2014 as an Expert Consultant on ethics in Case No 004 at the Extraordinary Criminal Courts of Cambodia regarding ethical issues raised during the pre-trial judicial investigation phase of that genocide case.

 

Ms. Rohan organized and edited the “Manual on International Criminal Defence ADC-ICTY Developed Practices” (UNICRI 2011), as part of the United Nations War Crimes Justice Project, published in conjunction with the O.S.C.E. Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI).  The Manual is the first practice oriented legal manual written exclusively by lawyers with trial and appellate experience defending international criminal cases. It has been translated into Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian and Albanian and has been used for legal training throughout the Balkans as well as in Africa and South America. In 2017 she published “Defence Perspectives on International Criminal Justice” (Cambridge University Press), along with co-editor Gentian Zyberi; a collection of articles and essays by practicing defense attorneys describing the nature of defense practice in the international courts.  In May 2020 her new book, “Legacies of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia” will be published by Oxford University Press.  Ms. Rohan is a co-editor along with Professor Carsten Stahn, ICTY Prosecutor Serge Brammertz and ICTY/IRMCT Judge Carmel Agius.  

 

Ms. Rohan is active in the international legal community. She was twice elected President of the Association of Defence Counsel-Practicing before the ICTY (ADC-ICTY) and is a current vice-president.  She is past chairman of the ADC-ICTY Disciplinary Council and a current member of the ADC-ICTY Training Committee. She was also elected to the Executive Committee of the ICC Bar Association. She is an experienced advocate on behalf of defense counsel institutional concerns in the international courts, including in providing comprehensive training and equality of arms.  Ms. Rohan is currently a member of the American Bar Association International Criminal Justice Standards Steering Committee.

In 2013 Ms. Rohan was awarded a Presidential Commendation for outstanding service in the practice of international law, and to the goals and objectives of liberty, presented to her in San Francisco by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Ms. Rohan maintains law offices in The Hague, in Prishtina, Kosovo, and is a member of 9 Bedford Row Chambers international practice group in London.  

Admitted to international practice:    

 

    Rule 45 List, Defence Counsel for International Criminal Tribunal for the

    Former Yugoslavia, 2005

 

    Rule 22 List, Defence Counsel for the International Criminal Court, 2008

 

    Rule 45 List, Defence Counsel for the International Criminal Tribunal for 

            Rwanda, 2009

 

List of Defence Counsel, qualified as lead counsel, for the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, 2010    

 

Rule 42 List of Defence Counsel for the Residual Mechanism for International Tribunals (MICT), 2015

 

Member of the National Criminal Defence Bar, Kosovo 2015

 

Section 7 List of Counsel, qualified as specialist lead counsel per Directive on Counsel, Kosovo Specialist Chambers, 2018

    

International cases:

 

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY):    

 

Lead Counsel for Milorad Trbic in Office of the Prosecutor v.

Popovic, et al, IT-05-88-PT (Srebrenica genocide case; June 2005 to July 2006). Mr. Trbic’s case was severed from the remaining seven defendants in June 2006.

 

Co-counsel for Idriz Balaj in Office of the Prosecutor v. Ramush Haradinaj, et al., (Kosovo joint criminal enterprise, war crimes, crimes against humanity); IT-04-84-PT (August 2006 to 2009).  Case ended in acquittal of Mr. Balaj on all 37 counts charged.   Retrial on 6 of the 37 original counts ordered in July 2010 based on Prosecutor’s appeal. 

 

Legal Consultant Office of the Prosecutor v Momcilio Perisic, IT-04-81-T (January 2009 to August 2009) Command responsibility case re Zagreb, Sarajevo, Srebrenica genocide).     

Co-counsel for Idriz Balaj, Office of the Prosecutor v Haradinaj et al, IT-84bis-T, retrial     (first in history of ICTY) on 6 of 37 original counts (Kosovo Liberation 

Army Case, joint criminal enterprise, war crimes, crimes against humanity, murder, torture).  Acquittal on all counts, 29 November 2012

 

Senior Legal Consultant to Standby Counsel, Office of the Prosecutor v Radovan Karadzic, IT-95-5/18-T (command responsibility; joint criminal enterprise, war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, hostage taking) 2009 - 2014

 

Standby counsel, Office of the Prosecutor v Vojislav Seselj, MICT-16-99-A, prosecutor’s appeal from trial judgement of acquittal for war crimes, crimes against humanity (December 2017).         

At the Special Tribunal for Lebanon:

 

Legal consultant to Defence Office on ad hoc basis on development and drafting of Code of Ethics for Counsel and the Legal Aid Policy for Defence Counsel (November 2009 to February 2010).

At the International Criminal Court:

 

Lead Counsel for Defence Witnesses at Confirmation Hearings in Prosecutor v Ruto et al (Kenya I case), ICC-01/09-01/11 (31 August 2011 to 7 September 2011); post election violence allegations of murder, rape, crimes against humanity

 

Counsel for Helen Assaf, one of four ICC employees detained in Zintan, Libya, in connection with Saif Al-Gaddafi prosecution, in summer of 2012, in international civil servant administrative proceedings (2012 - 2017), including proceedings at the International Labor Organization Administrative Tribunal in Geneva, Switzerland (ILOAT).

 

Counsel on amicus curiae brief on behalf of the Association of Defence Counsel Practicing Before the ICTY (ADC-ICTY); Situation in the Darfur, Sudan, In the Case of the Prosecutor v Abdallah Banda Abadaer Nourian and Saleh Mohanned Jerbo Jamus, ICC-02/05-03/09 (16 February 2012); allegations of murders of UN personnel

 

Counsel on amicus curiae brief on behalf of the Association of Defence Counsel Practicing Before the ICTY (ADC-ICTY),  Situation in the Central African Republic in the Case of the Prosecutor v Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, Aime Kilolo Musamba, Jean-Jacques Angenda Kabongo, Fidele Babala Wandu and Narcisse Arido, ICC-01/15-01/13 (15 September 2015); contempt case

 

 

At the Extraordinary Criminal Courts of Cambodia:

 

Expert Consultant on Ethics in Case No 004 regarding ethical issues raised during pre-trial judicial investigation phase of genocide case (2014).

 

 

At the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda; MICT:

 

Counsel on amicus curiae brief on behalf of the Association of Defence Counsel Practicing Before the ICTY (ADC-ICTY), Prosecutor v Jean De Dieu Kamuhanda, Case No. MICT-13-33, 10 September 2015, ethical protocols for approaching protected witnesses in post-conviction investigations arising from genocide prosecutions.

        

In the EULEX international war crimes courts, Kosovo:

 

Counsel on the briefs, Prosecutor v Sylejman Selimi et al, In the Basic Court of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Case No PPS; 938/13 (war crimes, co-perpetration and command responsibility), 2014 

 

Co-counsel on appeal, Prosecutor v Sylejman Selimi et al, In the Court of Appeal, PAKR 456/15 and PAKR 455/15, In the Supreme Court, PAKR 456/15 and PAKR 455/15, Supreme Court appeal (Request for Protection of Legalities), war crimes, crimes against humanity, command responsibility, Supreme Court ruling pending,  2014 

 

Co-counsel, Prosecutor v Rrustem Rukolli, In the Basic Court of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Case No. , Case No PPS 90/13 (contempt of court, witness influencing and revelation of confidential information), acquittal on all charges and dismissal of case, 2016

 

Awards

 

Presidential Commendation for outstanding service, in the practice of international law, to the goals and objectives of liberty:  awarded by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, USA, conferred July 2013, San Francisco, California.

        

Law related community activities

 

Member, American Bar Association International Criminal Justice Standards Task Force (2019 to present)

 

Moderator: “Guantanamo Bay: Extraterritorial Justice or Black Hole”, Annual Conference of Association of Defence Counsel Practicing Before the International Courts and Tribunals, 16 February 2019

 

Lecturer, “An Uneasy Alliance: The Influence of Civil Law and Common Law in the Development of International Criminal Law,” training seminar for judges at the ENM Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature, Paris, France 14-16 May 2018, May 2020

 

Speaker, “ICTY Symposium:  Final Reflections on the ICTY,” “The role and contributions of the defense,” Leiden University, The Hague, Netherlands, 18 December 2017.

 

Speaker, Utrecht University Advanced Seminar on Ethics, “The allegations regarding ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo,” (alleged ethical violations by former prosecutor at the ICC), Utrecht, Netherlands, 28 November 2017

 

Speaker:  “The Legacy and Importance of the Defense Counsel Association at the ICTY,” ICTY Legacy Conference, “The Story of the Defense”, Leiden University, The Hague, Netherlands 20 October 2017

 

Panel Member: “Accountability for International Crimes Committed in Syria – Where Do We Stand?” Gathering Evidence by International Bodies – Respecting the Rule of Law, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin, Germany, 6 October 2017

 

Speaker, “Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the Nuremberg Principles“; The defense function in international criminal proceedings,” Courtroom of the Historic Nuremberg Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, 5-6 May 2017

 

Speaker, Assembly of States Parties ICC Side Event, Public International Law and Policy Group, 23 November 2015 (investigation in ICC war crimes cases)

 

ADC-ICTY Representative to Annual Meeting of Defence Offices, organized by the Office of the Defence, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (Paris 2013, The Hague 2014, Geneva 2015)

 

Speaker, “The Missing Criminology of International Criminal Law: From Doctrine to Practice,” University of Copenhagen, 2 October 2015

 

Speaker and moderator of Panel “Cyberwarfare”, International Criminal Bar Association Annual Conference on ICL, The Hague, January 2016

 

Speaker and member of Panel, International Criminal Bar Association Annual Conference on ICL, The Hague, “Regional Courts in Africa as Alternative to ICC Prosecutions,” January 2014

 

Lecturer:  “Ethical Considerations in the Practice of International Criminal Law,” ADC-ICTY Defence Symposium, 12 February 2014, The Hague

 

Keynote Speaker:  “The Legacy of the ICTY:  Are We More Clever the Next time or Wiser for All Time”, Annual meeting of International Criminal Defence Lawyers Association of Berlin, Germany. 24-25 January 2014, Berlin

 

Speaker:  “The Legacy of the ICTY:  Expectations versus Reality,” First Legacy Conference of the ADC-ICTY, 29 November 2014, The Hague

 

Lecturer:  “Ethical Dilemmas in the Practice of International Criminal Law’, ADC-ICTY Symposium, 4 October 2013; ICTY, The Hague

 

Speaker: “ The role of defence counsel in international criminal proceedings,” presented to visiting group from the National Bar Association of the United States, 3 June 2013, ICTY, The Hague

 

Speaker:  “Ethical Obligations of Defence Lawyers in International Criminal Proceedings” European Society of International Law Conference on “International Law as a Profession” sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, 23-25 May 2013, Amsterdam

 

Speaker:  “Comparisons between the Civil and Common Law Role of Defence Counsel”, visiting group of Lebanese lawyers, judges and professors, 6 May 2013, ICTY, The Hague

 

Lecturer:  “Psychological and Sociological Dimensions of Criminal Defence Practice,” Maastricht University, 28 March 2013, Netherlands

 

Lecturer:  “Practice of Law at the ICTY:  Practical Considerations” student group from Cambridge University, 18 March 2013, ICTY, The Hague

 

Lecturer:  “The Defence Function at the ICTY”, students from Irish Centre for Human Rights, ICTY, 20 February 2013, The Hague

 

Speaker:  “Practical Issues for the Defence in Representation of Accused in International Courts”, presentation for attorney and legal assistant support staff from the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia,” 25 May 2012, ICTY, The Hague

 

Guest lecturer:  “Defence of International War Crimes Cases”, University of Leiden International Criminal Law Masters Course, Leiden University in The Hague, 24 April 2012, The Hague

 

Speaker:  “Role of Defence Counsel in Mixed Civil/Common Law System at the ICTY and other International Courts”; presentation for students from Yale University Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, 7 March 2012, ICTY, The Hague

 

Speaker:  “Ethics in International Criminal Practice” International Defence Association Lecture Series for ICTY Defence Team Staff, 31 January 2012, ICTY, The Hague

 

Speaker:  “Issues Confronting the Defence in Practice in International Criminal Law”, presented to members of Beirut and Tripoli Bar Associations, 23 January 2012, ICTY, The Hague

 

Speaker:  “Defence Function at the ICTY”, presentation for journalists from   Bosnia-Herzogovina (members of BIRN), 14 December 2011, ICTY, The Hague

 

Lecturer:  “The Practice of International Criminal Law:  Working in the Courts Day to Day”, Leiden University International Criminal Law Program, 13 December 2011, The Hague

 

Speaker:  International Criminal Law Clinical Program, Utrecht University, “Ethical Dilemmas in International Criminal Law Practice”, 6 December 2011, 29 January 2013, Utrecht, Netherlands

 

Speaker and Member of Panel:  “The Special Tribunal for Lebanon,” 9 Bedford Row International Criminal Law Conference, BPP Law School, 19 November 2011, London, England

 

Speaker:  “The Burden of Proof in International Criminal Trials”, Conference sponsored by Bar Association of Kosovo, 18-20 October 2011, Pristina, Kosovo

 

Speaker:  “Equality of Arms Issues at the ICTY”, presentation for Masters Students from the Irish Centre for Human Rights, 9 May 2011, The Hague

 

Speaker and Member of Panel:  “Cross-Examination Techniques in International Criminal Trials”, Conference on International Criminal Law, sponsored by OKO, 24-26 March 2011, Sarajevo

 

Lecturer:  “Equality of Arms and its Impact on Cross-Examination”, for defence team staff, ICTY, 23 March 2011, The Hague.

 

Panel member and speaker:  “On the Front Line of Accountability—War Reporting and Related Contemporary Issues in International Humanitarian and Criminal Law; “Trial by Soundbite: Eroding the Presumption of Innocence,” T.M. Asser Institute, 21 January 2011, The Hague, Netherlands

 

Lecturer:    “The Defence Function at the ICTY”, annual seminar for legal assistant and interns from the Office of the Prosecutor and Trial and Appellate Chamber, 10 November 2010, September 2011, The Hague

 

Lecturer:   “Building a Defence Case,” University of Leiden, Grotius Centre for     International Legal Studies,  (annual program) June 2008, 2010, 2011 - to present, The Hague, Netherlands

 

Lecturer:  Training seminar of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, provided for members of the Beirut and Tripoli Bar Associations, on topics including burden of proof, ethics, defence investigation, international rules of procedure and practice, 3-5 March 2010, Beirut, Lebanon

 

Lecturer:  “Ethical Obligations of Prosecution and Defence Counsel in International Criminal Trials”, T.M. Asser Institute, 30 September 2009,     The Hague, Netherlands

 

Participant:  Regional Conference on Promoting the Legacy of International Tribunals, sponsored  by the Government of Italy, the ICTY and UNICRI, 15-16 June 2009, Sarajevo, Bosnia

 

Lecturer on the substantive law of War Crimes:  American University, Washington, D.C. Summer Law Program, 5 June 2009, T. M. Asser Institute, The Hague, Netherlands

 

Lecturer and Moot Court Judge:  University of Turin Masters in Crime and 

Justice LL.M Program, Moot Court Competition, sponsored by UNICRI and the University of Turin, 19-21 May, Turin, Italy.  

 

Panel member:  Regional Workshop on Best Practices and Lessons Learned in 

Knowledge Transfer Methodology on Processing War Crimes, sponsored     by O.S.C.E. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina and ODIHR, 13-15 May 2009,Sarajevo, Bosnia.

 

Coordinator and trainer:  O.S.C.E. Mission to Serbia, Seminar for Regional     Lawyers on Skills and Strategies for the Defence in Domestic War Crimes Courts in Command Responsibility Cases, 8-9 May 2009, Palic, Serbia. 

 

Lecture:  “Defence Function at the ICTY,” given for Croatian LL.M Students, European Law Students Association (ELSA), at the ICTY, 5 May 2009

 

Speaker and member of panel:  “Forensic Science and Miscarriages of Justice,” Human Rights and Forensic Science Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway;  sponsored by the Irish Centre For Human Rights and the University of Dundee, 24-25 April 2009, Galway, Ireland

 

Speaker and member of panel:  Conference on “The Diversification and Fragmentation of International Criminal Law in a Global Society,” University of Leiden, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, 21 March 2009, The Hague 

 

Sponsor and coordinator; International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, Mock Trial Competition for ICTY legal assistants and interns:

April 2009, June-July 2010, June, 2013, May 2014, June 2015-2017 to present; The Hague.  This competition is co-sponsored by the International Criminal Law Bureau and included development of written training materials, ongoing lectures, oversight and coordination of mock trial competition.  Involves one month training and followed by full day mock trial competition presented in ICTY courtrooms before ICTY judges and practitioners.  The program now includes participants from all over Europe, Australia and international courts in addition to the ICTY.

 

Trainer:  International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, Seminar for       international legal interns at the ICTY on cross examination in international war crimes trials, 8 December 2008

 

Lecturer:  The Hague University of Applied Sciences, The Hague, Netherlands, Observer and guest lecturer for students in international criminal law, “The Practice of International Criminal Law,” 3-4 December 2008

 

Speaker and Member of Panel:  Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (O.S.C.E.)/Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (O.D.I.H.R.); United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (U.N.I.C.R.I.), and International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY); “Expert Workshop on Supporting the Transition Process,” 20-21 October 2008, Asser Institute, The Hague

 

Trainer:  United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute 

(U.N.I.C.R.I.), “Plea Bargaining in War Crimes Cases.” Training regional lawyers in concept, practice and skills required to negotiate plea agreements in local war crimes courts, 24 to 28 June 2008, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Banja Luka, Republic Srpska

 

Trainer:  Sixth Seminar for Counsel Practicing Before the International Criminal Court.  Training lawyers seeking cases before the I.C.C. on how to organize and prepare a case for trial.

 

Speaker:  O.S.C.E. and Rule of Law Initiative Roundtable “Plea Agreements in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” 15 April 2008, Sarajevo.  

 

International Observer, Istanbul, Turkey: (April 2008) for trial known there as the “Science Research Foundation Case”

 

Lecturer:  University of Leiden Law Faculty (9 April 2008) Guest lecturer on

International Human Rights Law regarding issues raised in war crimes cases at the international ad hoc tribunals

 

Lecturer:  University of California Hastings School of Law, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.:  (March 2008) Guest lecturer to students in International Criminal Law, describing structure and function of the Ad Hoc Tribunals 

 

Speaker:  ICTY seminar (December 2007, June 2009, May 2010) for interns working with Office of the Prosecutor, Trial Chambers, Appeals  Chambers and the Registry; Topic: “Defence Function at the ICTY.”                         Seminar held at the ICTY

                 

Speaker:  “Defence Representation in International Criminal Trials” (15 June

2007).   Seminar held at Peace Palace in The Hague for members of

British Chambers (Rock Tansey Q.C., 25 Bedford Row, London) and

Dutch Chambers (Wladimiroff and Waling; Jan van Nassaustraat 113,

Den Haag) regarding topics related to law and procedures at ICTY

 

Lecturer:  Structure of cases at the ICTY, practical problems and general introduction to international criminal law jurisprudence; for University of Santa Clara Law School, Santa Clara, California; yearly lecture June 2007 to present, The Hague, Netherlands

                 

Lecturer:  Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, Utrecht School of Law; for post-graduate students in International Human Rights Law Professor Leo Zwaak.  Topic:  “Defence perspective on the Ad Hoc Tribunals and Developing Legal Trends” April 2007, Utrecht, Netherlands     

 

Delegate from and speaker for Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute, to United Nations Conference on the Elimination of Racism, Durbin, South Africa, September 2-9, 2001

 

Member, Board of Directors, Death Penalty Focus (1992-1996) (California anti-death penalty, statewide association)

 

Panel member and speaker: “Civil Disobedience and the Courts,” 

University of California at Berkeley, weekend conference, December, 1984

 

Speaker, San Francisco Irish Forum: “The Politics of International Extradition and the William Quinn Case,” University of San Francisco Law School, December, 1983

    

Chairperson: “Justice” panel, Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute Annual Symposium “Lift Every Voice for Civil Rights,” Laney College, Oakland, CA, October, 1983

    

Memberships and Organizational Activities

 

President, Association of Defence Counsel Practicing Before the ICTY (ADC-ICTY; 2013; 2017-2019)

 

Vice-President, Association of Defence Counsel Practicing Before the ICTY (ADC-ICTY-ICT (2010 – 2013; 2019 – currently serving)

 

Member, ICTY Disciplinary Board (appointed October 2010 to present)

 

Chairperson, ADC-ICTY Disciplinary Council (2008- 2010)

 

Member:  Amicus committee, ADC-ICTY (2006-2007)

 

                        Founding member:  International Criminal Law Bureau 2008 to present

 

                        Member: American Bar Association

 

                        Member:  National Association of Criminal Defence Lawyers, USA

 

Member, Board of Directors, Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute, Berkeley, California (1983 - 2006); non-profit organization providing information to the public regarding current issues in law relating to international human rights  

Publications: 

 

Legacies of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: A Multidisciplinary Account, (eds.) C. Stahn, S. Brammertz, C. Agius and C. Rohan (Oxford University Press, May 2020)

 

“The Hybrid System of International Criminal Law:  A Work in Progress or Just a Noble Experiment?” in Breaking the Cycle of Mass Atrocities: Criminological and Socio-Legal Approaches in International Criminal Law, (eds) M. Aksenova, E. van Sliedregt and S. Parmentier (Hart Publishing/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018)

 

Defence Perspectives on International Criminal Practice (eds.)  C. Rohan and G. Zyberi (Cambridge University Press; April 2017)

 

“Ethical Considerations in International Criminal Law,” in C. Rohan and G Zyberi, Defence Perspectives on International Criminal Practice (Cambridge University Press; April 2017)

 

“Protecting the Rights of the Accused in International Criminal Proceedings:  Lip Service or Affirmative Action?” in WA Schabas, Y McDermott, and N Hayes (eds), Ashgate Research Companion to International Criminal Law: Critical Perspectives (Ashgate Publishing Ltd, England, Ashgate Publishing Co. USA, 2013). 

 

Manual on International Criminal Defence:  ADC-ICTY Developed Practices, published by OSCE, ODIHR, UNICRI as part of the War Crimes Justice Project and funded by the European Union (UNICRI, ADC-ICTY, OSCE, ODIHR 2011, Turin, Italy).   Editor, project coordinator and UN focal point for production of publication.  The Manual is a practice oriented resource reflecting lessons learned and developed practices, written by defence counsel at the ICTY. It has been translated into Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian and Albanian.  

 

 “Affirmative Defences in International Criminal Trials,” in Manual on International Criminal Defence:  ADC-ICTY Developed Practices

 

“Witnesses” in Manual on International Criminal Defence:  ADC-ICTY Developed Practices 

 

“Appeals” in Manual on International Criminal Defence:  ADC-ICTY Developed Practices

 

 “Rules Governing the Presentation of Testimonial Evidence,” in K. Khan, C Buisman, C Gosnell (eds), Principles of Evidence in International Criminal Justice, (Oxford University Press, 2010)

 

“Reasonable Doubt Standard of Proof in International Criminal Trials,” in K Khan, C Buisman, C Gosnell (eds), Principles of Evidence in International Criminal Justice, (Oxford University Press, 2010)

Colleen Rohan

Colleen Rohan has been a practicing defence attorney for over 35 years, focusing in her domestic practice on the defense of serious felony and death penalty cases, including representation of a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army in international extradition proceedings (Regina v Quinn). Since 2005 she has been practicing exclusively as counsel in the international criminal courts in The Hague and in Kosovo.  

 

Her cases at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia include Prosecution v Popović et al. (Srebrenica genocide case involving joint criminal enterprise liability for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes against member of the Bosnian Serb Army), Prosecution v Haradinaj et al.

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