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Dr S.V. (Sergey) Vasiliev

Assistant professor of criminal law
Faculty of Law
Criminal Law

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15557
    1001 NB Amsterdam
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  • Profile

    Sergey Vasiliev is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Criminal Law.

    Prior to joining the Amsterdam Law School in February 2019, he worked as an Assistant Professor of Public International Law at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden University (2016-2019) and a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in international criminal law and procedure at the Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2012-15). He holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam (2014) and an LL.M. from Maastricht University (2005).

     

    Expertise and research interests

    • international, transnational and comparative criminal law
    • institutional aspects and governance of international (criminal) courts and tribunals
    • international adjudication and procedural law
    • legal theory and methodology

     

    Past research:

    • International criminal justice and (legal) pluralism (NWO Vidi)
    • International criminal trials: Nature and organisation  (NWO Vidi)
    • General rules and principles of international criminal procedure (NWO Vidi/HiiL)
  • Ancillary activities

    Editorial board, Leiden Journal of International Law - section on International Criminal Courts and Tribunals

  • Main publications

    Books

    R. Cryer, D. Robinson and S. Vasiliev, An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure, 4th edn (Cambridge University Press, 2019)

    E. van Sliedregt and S. Vasiliev (eds), Pluralism in International Criminal Law (Oxford University Press, 2014)

    G. Sluiter, H. Friman, S. Linton, S. Vasiliev & S. Zappalà (eds), International Criminal Procedure: Principles and Rules (Oxford University Press, 2013)

    G. Sluiter and S. Vasiliev (eds), International Criminal Procedure: Towards a Coherent Body of Law (Cameron May - CMP Publishing, 2009)

    Chapters

    S. Vasiliev, ‘Article 68(3) and the Personal Interests of Victims’, in C. Stahn and G. Sluiter (eds), The Emerging Practice of the International Criminal Court (Martinus Nijhoff, 2009) 635-690

    S. Vasiliev, ‘General Principles and Rules of International Criminal Procedure: Definition, Legal Nature and Identification’, in G. Sluiter and S. Vasiliev (eds), International Criminal Procedure: Towards a Coherent Body of Law (Cameron May, 2009) 19-89

    F.H. Baudet, S.A.M. Huiberts-Van Dijk, G. Sluiter and S. Vasiliev, 'The Former Yugoslavia', in M. Cherif Bassiouni (ed.), The Pursuit of International Criminal Justice: A World Study on Conflicts, Victimization, and Post-Conflict Justice, Vol. 2 (Antwerp, Oxford, Portland: Intersentia, 2010) 879-956

    S. Vasiliev, ‘Trial’, in L. Reydams, C. Ryngaert and J. Wouters (eds), International Prosecutors (Oxford University Press, 2012) 700-796

    G. Acquaviva, N. Combs, M. Heikkilä, Y. McDermott, S. Linton, S. Vasiliev, ‘Trial Process’, in H. Friman, S. Linton, G. Sluiter, S. Vasiliev and S. Zappalà (eds), International Criminal Procedure: Principles and Rules (Oxford University Press, 2013) 489-938 

    S. Vasiliev, ‘Pluralism: A New Framework for International Criminal Justice’, in E. van Sliedregt and S. Vasiliev (eds), Pluralism in International Criminal Law (Oxford University Press, 2014) 

    S. Vasiliev, ‘Procedural Fairness in the International Criminal Court’ in A. Sarvarian et al. (eds), Procedural Fairness in International Courts and Tribunals (London: BIICL, 2015) 361-379

    S. Vasiliev, ‘Victim Participation Revisited: What the ICC Is Learning About Itself’, in C. Stahn (ed.), The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Court (Oxford University Press, 2015) 1133-1201 

    S. Vasiliev, ‘The Trial Process at the ECCC: The Rise and Fall of the Inquisitorial Paradigm in International Criminal Law’, in S. Meisenberg and I. Stegmiller (eds), The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: Assessing Their Contribution to International Criminal Law (The Hague: TMC Asser Press, 2016) 387-431

    C. Tarfusser and S. Vasiliev, ‘Artigo 56: Oportunidade Única de Investigar’, in S.H. Steiner and L. Nemer Caldeira Brant (eds), O Tribunal Penal Internacional: Comentários ao Estatuto de Roma (Belo Horizonte: Editora Del Rey, 2016) 803-816

    C. Tarfusser and S. Vasiliev, ‘Artigo 59: Procedimento de Prisão no Estado Requerido’, in S.H. Steiner and L. Nemer Caldeira Brant (eds), O Tribunal Penal Internacional: Comentários ao Estatuto de Roma (Belo Horizonte: Editora Del Rey, 2016) 841-856

    S. Vasiliev, ‘The Making of International Criminal Law’, in C. Brölmann and Y. Radi (eds), Research Handbook on the Theory and Practice of International Lawmaking (Cheltenham: Edgar Elgar, 2016) 354-394

    S. Vasiliev, ‘Article 74. Requirements for the Decision’ in M. Klamberg (ed.), Commentary on the Law of the International Criminal Court (Oslo: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 2017) 554-570

    S. Vasiliev, ‘Between International Criminal Justice and Injustice: Theorising Legitimacy’, in N. Hayashi and C. Bailliet (eds), The Legitimacy of International Criminal Tribunals (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017) 66-91

    S. Vasiliev, ‘Cross-Fertilisation Under the Looking Glass: Transjudicial Grammar and the Reception of Strasbourg Jurisprudence by International Criminal Tribunals’ in T. Mariniello and P. Lobba (eds), Judicial Dialogue on Human Rights: The Practice of International Criminal Tribunals (Brill, 2017) 13-39

    S. Vasiliev, ‘Punishment Rationales in International Criminal Jurisprudence: Two Readings of a Non-question’ in F. Jeßberger and J. Geneuss (eds), Why Punish Perpetrators of International Crimes? (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
     

    Articles

    S. Vasiliev, ‘Proofing the Ban on “Witness Proofing”: Did the ICC Get it Right?’, (2009) 20(2-3) Criminal Law Forum 193-261

    S. Vasiliev and A. Ogorodova, ‘Implementation of the Rome Statute in Russia’, Finnish Yearbook of International Law, Vol. XVI, 2005, pp. 197-233

    S. Vasiliev, ‘From Liberal Extremity to Safe Mainstream? Comparative Controversies of Witness Preparation in the United States’, (2011) 9(2) International Commentary on 
    Evidence

    S. Vasiliev, ‘Usages and Limitations of Comparative Law and the Methodology of International Criminal Procedure’, (2014) 2(1) Revista Eletrônica de Direito Penal 165-196 

    S. Vasiliev, ‘International Criminal Tribunals in the Shadow of Strasbourg and Politics of Cross-Fertilization’ (2015) 84(3) Nordic Journal of International Law 371-403

    S. Vasiliev, 'On Trajectories and Destinations of International Criminal Law Scholarship' (2015) 28(4) Leiden Journal of International Law 701-716

  • Publications

    2020

    • Vasiliev, S. V. (2020). Punishment Rationales in International Criminal Jurisprudence: Two Readings of a Non-Question. In F. Jeßberger, & J. Geneuss (Eds.), Why Punish Perpetrators of Mass Atrocities? : Purposes of Punishment in International Criminal Law (pp. 45-80). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108566360.006
    • Vasiliev, S. V. (2020). The Crises and Critiques of International Criminal Justice. In K. J. Heller, F. Mégret, S. Nouwen, J. D. Ohlin, & D. Robinson (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of International Criminal Law (1 ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    2019

    • Cryer, R., Robinson, D., & Vasiliev, S. V. (2019). An Introduction into International Criminal Law and Procedure. (4th ed.) Cambridge.

    2013

    • Sluiter, G., Friman, H., Linton, S., Vasiliev, S., & Zappalà, S. (2013). Editors' preface. In G. Sluiter, H. Friman, S. Linton, S. Vasiliev, & S. Zappalà (Eds.), International criminal procedure: principles and rules (pp. xiii-xvi). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details]
    • Sluiter, G., Friman, H., Linton, S., Vasiliev, S., & Zappalà, S. (2013). Introduction. In G. Sluiter, H. Friman, S. Linton, S. Vasiliev, & S. Zappalà (Eds.), International criminal procedure: principles and rules (pp. 1-37). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details]

    2011

    2010

    • Baudet, F. H., Huiberts-Van Dijk, S. A. M., Sluiter, G., & Vasiliev, S. V. (2010). The former Yugoslavia. In M. C. Bassiouni (Ed.), The pursuit of international criminal justice: a world study on conflicts, victimization and post-conflict justice. - Vol. 2 (pp. 879-956). Antwerp-Oxford-Portland: Intersentia. [details]

    2009

    • Vasiliev, S. (2009). General rules and principles of international criminal procedure: definition, legal nature, and identification. In G. Sluiter, & S. Vasiliev (Eds.), International criminal procedure: towards a coherent body of the law (pp. 19-91). London: Cameron May. [details]
    • Vasiliev, S. (2009). Proofing the ban on ‘witness proofing': did the ICC get it right? Criminal Law Forum, 20(2-3), 193-261. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10609-009-9096-y [details]
    • Vasiliev, S. V. (2009). Article 68 (3) and the personal interests of victims in the emerging prctice of the ICC. In C. Stahn, & G. Sluiter (Eds.), The emerging practice of the International Criminal Court (pp. 635-690). (Legal aspects of international organization; No. 48). Leiden: Nijhoff. [details]

    2013

    • Sluiter, G., Friman, H., Linton, S., Zappalà, S., & Vasiliev, S. (Eds.) (2013). International criminal procedure: principles and rules. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details]

    2009

    • Sluiter, G. K., & Vasiliev, S. (Eds.) (2009). International criminal procedure: towards a coherent body of the law. [London]: Cameron May. [details]

    2005

    • Vasiliev, S. V., & Ogorodova, A. (2005). Implementation of the Rome Statute in Russia. Finnish Yearbook of International Law, 16, 197-233.

    2019

    2010

    • Vasiliev, S., (2010). Case note: ICC (Decision on the practices of witness familiarisation and witness proofing: situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the case of the Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo: case no. ICC-01/04-01/06), Nov 08, 2006. (Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals; Vol. 2010, No. 23). [details]

    2009

    • Vasiliev, S., & Sluiter, G. K. (2009). Editors' preface. In G. Sluiter, & S. Vasiliev (Eds.), International criminal procedure: towards a coherent body of the law (pp. 3-10). London: Cameron May. [details]
    • Vasiliev, S., (2009). Case note: District Court of Dili, SPSC (Criminal appeal no. 2004/29: case no. 6/2002), Nov 04, 2004. (Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals; Vol. 2009, No. 16). [details]

    2008

    • Vasiliev, S., (2008). Case note: ICTY (Case No. IT-02-59-PT: decision on Darko Mrđa's request for provisional release), Apr 15, 2002. (Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals; Vol. 2008, No. 14). [details]

    2007

    • Sluiter, G. K., & Vasiliev, S. V. (2007). International Criminal Court (ICC) -- Human Rights News. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 25(02), 329-348. [details]
    • Sluiter, G. K., & Vasiliev, S. V. (2007). International Criminal Court (ICC) -- Human Rights News. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 25(04), 703-722. [details]

    2006

    • Sluiter, G. K., & Vasiliev, S. V. (2006). V International Criminal Court (ICC). Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 24/3, 513-528.

    Talk / presentation

    • Vasiliev, S. V. (speaker) (27-4-2007). Introduction into the Project on the Trial Phase in International Criminal Proceeding, Ist meeting of the Working Group on International Criminal Law of the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Internationaal Recht, Amsterdam.
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