An interview with Alphons Orie, Defense Counsel, International Tribune for the former Yugoslavia (ICYY), 1995-1997; Judge, ICTY, 2001 to present, for the Ad Hoc Tribunals Oral History Project

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dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-02T19:13:28Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-02T19:13:28Z
dc.date.created 2017 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/33354
dc.description.abstract A transcript of an interview with Alphons Orie by Linda Carter and David P. Briand. The interview took place on May 21, 2015 at The Hague, Netherlands, and the transcript, which is represented here, has been reviewed and edited from the original audio version. During the interview, Orie reminisces on joining the defense team of DuškoTadić; receiving training in adversarial trial procedures; traveling to the Balkans to prepare Tadić's defense; the burden of the novel issues to be decided in the ICTY's first case; the high stature of ICTY judges; challenges of courtroom activities as a non-native speaker of Engish, and high expectations around the ICTY's first trial. Orie also discusses challenges to the jurisdiction of the ICTY in the Tadić case; development of the Tadić defense strategy; arguing for the concept of "safe conduct" before ICTY judges; how ICTY trials avoided the criticism of "victors' justice;" the process by which he as nomnated for the ICTY bench and his campaigning in New York City; role of the ICTY in ending impunity for grave crimes; how certain ICC procedures are different from those of the ICTY; why the Tadić trial was shorter than subsequent ones, and the risk of politicization of international criminal law. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life en_US
dc.format.extent 29 p. + index en_US
dc.format.medium Text en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.relation.ispartof http://findingaids.brandeis.edu/repositories/2/resources/262 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Ad Hoc Tribunals Oral History Project en_US
dc.rights Copyright restrictions may apply. For permission to copy or use this image, contact the Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department, Brandeis University Libraries en_US
dc.subject.lcsh International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Yugoslav War Crime Trials, Hague, Netherlands, 1994- en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tadić, Dušan. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Balkan Peninsula. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh International law. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh International Criminal Court. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh War crime trials. en_US
dc.title An interview with Alphons Orie, Defense Counsel, International Tribune for the former Yugoslavia (ICYY), 1995-1997; Judge, ICTY, 2001 to present, for the Ad Hoc Tribunals Oral History Project en
dc.contributor.interviewee Orie, Alphons en_US
dc.contributor.interviewer Briand, David P. en_US
dc.contributor.interviewer Carter, Linda en_US


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