Evidence

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A. Insights on the theory and practice of evidence in international law[edit | edit source]

I. Material sources of evidence[edit | edit source]

II. The disputed central function of evidence: establishing facts[edit | edit source]

III. The increasing role of information and communication technology in the production and use of evidence at the international level[edit | edit source]

IV. A classical problem: the fragile meaning and value of facts in a plural and decentralised international society[edit | edit source]

B. The role of UN-based international entities and UN organs for collecting and producing evidence in international law[edit | edit source]

I. Evidence and international fact-finding missions or international inquiry missions[edit | edit source]

1. Prerogatives of fact-finding missions and international inquiry missions[edit | edit source]

2. Collection of evidence[edit | edit source]

3. Personal "incrimination" and "naming and shaming"[edit | edit source]

4. Investigations possibly leading to international criminal prosecutions[edit | edit source]

5. Other uses of evidence collected by international fact-finding missions and international inquiry commissions[edit | edit source]

II. Evidence and UN Special Mandate-Holders (Special Rapporteurs and International Experts)[edit | edit source]

III. Evidence and international human rights protection bodies[edit | edit source]

IV. The role of the UNGA and the UNSC in the production and collection of evidence[edit | edit source]

C. The role of evidence in international dispute settlement mechanisms (outside international courts)[edit | edit source]

I. The role of evidence in international negotiations[edit | edit source]

II. The role of evidence in international mediation and conciliation[edit | edit source]

III. The role of evidence in international arbitration[edit | edit source]

D. Evidence before international courts[edit | edit source]

I. Applicable rules of evidence before international courts: generalities[edit | edit source]

II. Rules of evidence and specific international courts[edit | edit source]

1. Evidence before the International Court of Justice (ICJ)[edit | edit source]

2. Evidence before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)[edit | edit source]

3. Evidence before the International Criminal Court (ICC)[edit | edit source]

E. Evidence in transnational litigation[edit | edit source]

I. Evidence in transnational commercial and civil litigation[edit | edit source]

II. Evidence and extraterritorial or universal jurisdiction for international crimes[edit | edit source]

Further Readings[edit | edit source]

  • Source I
  • Source II

Conclusion[edit | edit source]

  • Summary I
  • Summary II

Table of Contents[edit source]

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Part I - History, Theory, and Methods

Part II - General International Law

Part III - Specialized Fields

Footnotes[edit source]

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