May 31, 2012
Upon the nomination by the International Bar Association (IBA), Assistant Professor Charles C. Jalloh of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law has been appointed to the Advisory Panel to the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Under Rule 44(D) of the ICTY Rules of Procedure and Evidence, the ICTY President and Registrar of the Tribunal consults the panel on issues relating to the assignment of defense counsel, including settlement of disputes regarding the remuneration of counsel. Professor Jalloh will serve for two years, starting on the date of his confirmation on April 25, 2012.
The United Nations created the ICTY in 1993, making it the first ad hoc international penal court to be established under the Security Council’s power to ensure the maintenance of international peace and security. The IBA, founded in 1947, is the world’s leading organization of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies.