Law and Justice
State and federal legislatures, and the courts themselves, have thrust the judicial branch into a growing number of controversial policy questions. Brookings experts examine how judges are selected, how they deal with other branches of government, and how they reach their decisions.
Reuters/Peter Dejong - Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda (R), Fabricio Guariglia (L) and Kweku Vanderpuye (C) are pictured during a court appearance by former Democratic Republic of Congo presidential candidate Jean-Pierre Bemba and his associates at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague November 27, 2013.
Can the International Criminal Court and the African Union Repair Relations?
December 26, 2013, Jessica Pugliese
In recent years, relations between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the African Union have deteriorated. Jessica Pugliese discusses John Mukum Mbaku's Foresight Africa brief on this rising tension and calls for reforms to strengthen judicial systems in African nations.
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December 23, 2013, Amadou Sy
October 18, 2013, Brandon Routman
October 17, 2013, Mwangi S. Kimenyi
September 11, 2013, Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
Opinion | The Age (Australia)
August 16, 2013, Jane McAdam and Ben Saul, Australian Research Council Future Fellow
August 8, 2013, Russell Wheeler
Interview | PBS Newshour
July 18, 2013, Fiona Hill
Opinion | Open Society Justice Initiative
June 4, 2013, Ted Piccone and Ashley Miller
Testimony | House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet
April 25, 2013, Russell Wheeler
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On March 11, John Mukum Mbaku will speak at "The International Criminal Court in Africa: Bias, Legitimate Objections, or Excuses for Impunity?" live webcast event on how the ICC and African Union can move forward, and what the AU position means for effective prosecutions within Africa and elsewhere.
Senior Fellow, Governance Studies
Visiting Fellow, Governance Studies
Stuart S. Taylor, Jr.
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Governance Studies
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