CICJ Education: Digital Evidence and Online Investigations

By Isabella Regan* Digital evidence and online, open-source investigations increasingly play a role within international criminal investigations, involving both public and private actors in collecting, analyzing and storing digital information. This shift is leading to practical, ethical, and judicial implications in the (near future), which must be critically, academically assessed.  In response to the societal…

Insider witnesses and international criminal justice: Empirical analysis

A new publication by the CICJ/NSCR researchers Gabriele Chlevickaite, Barbora Hola, and Catrien Bijleveld in the European Journal of Criminology presents the results of large-scale systematic analysis of insider witness assessments at international criminal courts and tribunals. Based on the analysis of 1,359 individual witnesses in 93 trial judgments, the article uncovers what factors play…