International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (The Hague) (The Chambers, Office of the Prosecutor)
Faculty Supervisor: Professor D'Alemberte
The ICTY has authority to prosecute and adjudicate cases involving offenses committed in the territory of the former Yugoslavia. Students in the Chambers assist the Judge and Senior Legal Officers of a specific Chamber. Students in the Office of the Prosecutor assist in the prosecution of cases.
Prerequisites: Students must have completed four full semesters of law school, Evidence, Public International Law, and one other international law course. Students must have completed international legal research training through Westlaw, Lexis, or the Florida State College of Law Library.
Recommended Courses: International Human Rights, International Criminal Law
Selection Process: The ICTY has two established “internship” programs: the Regular Internship Programme (three-six months) and the Restricted Internship Programme (two-three months, in the Office of the Prosecutor only). Applicants for internships must apply six months before their intended start date. In order to enroll in the Florida State College of Law “externship” at the ICTY, students must have applied and been accepted in an ICTY internship program in either the Chambers or the Office of the Prosecutor, for a minimum of three months.
Expenses: The Center for the Advancement of Human Rights may provide some funds to reimburse law students for the extra travel and living expenses they will incur in order to do an externship at the ICTY.