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Mary Scott Kennedy (Mary Scott)

Establishing Legitimacy for the ICC: The Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo

The United Nations first recognized the need to establish an international criminal court over fifty years ago. The periodic efforts of the international legal community finally culminated on July 17, 1998, with the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. The treaty entered into force on July 1, 2002, and is currently joined by 121 countries – notably excluding the United States, China, and Russia. 

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