Aiding and Abetting in International Criminal Law Database

This data set records international decisions addressing aiding and abetting liability in international criminal law. These decisions were collected and analyzed in the course of producing the following article: Oona A. Hathaway, Alexandra Francis, Aaron Haviland, Srinath Reddy Kethireddy & Alyssa T. Yamamoto, Aiding and Abetting in International Criminal Law, 104 Cornell L. Rev 1593 (2019).

The decisions collected and analyzed by the authors include the International Criminal Court (ICC), International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia (ICTY), Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL), Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), and the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (MICT).

Data Set

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Citation

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Oona A. Hathaway, Alexandra Francis, Aaron Haviland, Srinath Reddy Kethireddy & Alyssa T. Yamamoto, Aiding and Abetting in International Criminal Law Database, Lillian Goldman Law Library Documents Collection Center (2020), https://documents.law.yale.edu/aiding-and-abetting-cases.

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Aiding and Abetting in International Criminal Law

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Decision Datesort descending Tribunal Chamber Case Name Document Decision Information
December 10, 1998 ICTY Trial Chamber Prosecutor v. Furundžija IT-95-17/1-T (Trial Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
July 15, 1999 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Tadic IT-94-1-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
March 24, 2000 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Aleksovski IT-95-14/1-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
June 1, 2001 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Kayishema and Ruzindana ICTR-95-1-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
October 23, 2001 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Kupreškić IT-95-16-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
September 17, 2003 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Krnojelac IT-97-25-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
February 25, 2004 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Vasiljević IT-98-32-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
July 29, 2004 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Blaškić IT-95-14-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
December 13, 2004 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Ntakirutimana ICTR-96-10-A and ICTR-96-17-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
February 28, 2005 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Kvočka et al. IT-98-30/1-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
September 19, 2005 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Kamuhanda ICTR-99-54A-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
July 7, 2006 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Ntagerura et al. ICTR-99-46-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
November 28, 2006 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Simić IT-95-9-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
May 9, 2007 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Blagojević & Jokić IT-02-60-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
May 21, 2007 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Muhimana ICTR-95-1B-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
June 20, 2007 SCSL Trial Chamber Prosecutor v. Tamba et al. (AFRC) SCSL-04-16-T (Trial Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
November 28, 2007 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Nahimana et al. ICTR-99-52-A (Appeals ChamberJudgement) Decision Information
February 22, 2008 SCSL Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Brima et al. (AFRC) SCSL-04-16-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
March 12, 2008 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Seromba ICTR-2001-66-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
May 28, 2008 SCSL Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Fofana and Kondewa (CDF) SCSL-04-14-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
July 3, 2008 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Orić IT-03-68-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
February 2, 2009 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Karera ICTR-2001-74-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
March 2, 2009 SCSL Trial Chamber Prosecutor v. Sesay et. al. (RUF) SCSL-04-15-T (Trial Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
May 5, 2009 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Mrkšić & Šljivančanin IT-95-13/1-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
October 26, 2009 SCSL Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Sesay et. al. (RUF) SCSL-04-15-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
July 26, 2010 ECCC Trial Chamber KAING Guek Eav alias Duch Judgment 001/18-07-2007/ECCC/TC (Trial Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
October 20, 2010 ICTR Appeals Judgment Prosecutor v. Rukundo ICTR-2001-70-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
October 20, 2010 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Kalimanzira ICTR-05-88-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
February 16, 2011 STL Appeals Chamber Ayyash et al. Interlocutory Decision on the Applicable Law: Terrorism, Conspiracy, Homicide, Perpetration, Cumulative Charging STL-11-01/1/AC/R176bis (Appeals Chamber Interlocutory Decision on the Applicable Law: Terrorism, Conspiracy, Homicide, Perpetration, Cumulative Charging) Decision Information
December 14, 2011 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Ntawukulilyayo ICTR-05-82-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
December 16, 2011 ICC Pre-Trial Chamber I Prosecutor v. Mbarushimana ICC-01/04-01/10-465 (Pre-Trial Chamber I Decision on the Confirmation of Charges) Decision Information
March 14, 2012 ICC Trial Chamber I Prosecutor v. Lubanga ICC-01/04-01/06-2842 (Trial Chamber I Judgement Pursuant to Article 74 of the Statute) Decision Information
May 18, 2012 SCSL Trial Judgment Prosecutor v. Taylor SCSL-03-01-T (Trial Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
December 4, 2012 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Lukić IT-98-32/1-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
February 28, 2013 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Perišić IT-04-81-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
September 26, 2013 SCSL Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Taylor SCSL-03-01-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
December 16, 2013 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Ndahimana ICTR-01-68-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
January 23, 2014 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Šainović et al. IT-05-87-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
February 11, 2014 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Ndindiliyimana et al. ICTR-00-56-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
March 7, 2014 ICC Trial Chamber II Prosecutor v. Katanga ICC-01/04-01/07-3436 (Trial Chamber II Judgement Pursuant to Article 74 of the Statute) Decision Information
September 29, 2014 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Karemera et al. ICTR-98-44-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
September 29, 2014 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Nzabonimana ICTR-98-44D-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
December 1, 2014 ICC Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Lubanga ICC-01/04-01/06 A 5 (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
December 18, 2014 MICT Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Ngirabatware MICT-12-29-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
January 30, 2015 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Popovic et al. IT-05-88-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
December 9, 2015 ICTY Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v. Stanišić & Simatovic IT-03-69-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
December 14, 2015 ICTR Appeals Chamber Prosecutor v Nyiramasuhuko et al. ICTR-98-42-A (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
March 24, 2016 ICC Pre-Trial Chamber I Prosecutor v. Al Mahdi ICC-01/12-01/15-84 (Pre-Trial Chamber I Decision on the Confirmation of Charges) Decision Information
October 19, 2016 ICC Trial Chamber VII Prosecutor v. Bemba et al. ICC-01/05-01/13-1989 (Trial Chamber VII Judgement Pursuant to Article 74 of the Statute) Decision Information
November 23, 2016 ECCC Supreme Court Chamber Samphân Khieu 002/19-09-2007-ECCC/SC (Appeals Chamber Judgement) Decision Information
January 15, 2019 ICC Trial Chamber I Prosecutor v. Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé ICC-02/11-01/15-1263-AnxB (Opinion of the Majority, "Reasons of Judge Henderson") Decision Information