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A New Influence of Legal Scholars? The Use of Academic Writings at International Criminal Courts and Tribunals

Nora Stappert, Marie Curie fellow in iCourts Copenhagen, has published a new article in the Leiden Journal of International Law. The article is entitled: A New Influence of Legal Scholars? The Use of Academic Writings at International Criminal Courts and Tribunals. Here is the abstract: What role have international legal scholars played in the development of international criminal law? Building on recent studies of the citation practices of international courts, the article provides an empirical assessment of the use and functions of citations to scholarly writings in the judgments of international criminal courts and tribunals. Using a mixed-methods approach, the…