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Referencing - International Law: International Criminal Tribual for the former Yugoslavia

How do I reference a case from the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)?

This guidance applies whether you found the judgment in print or online.

case name | (type of document) | case reference | (date)

Footnote and bibliography:
e.g. Prosecutor v Tadic (Judgement in Sentencing Appeals) IT-94-1-A (26 January 2000)

To pinpoint, follow the citation with the paragraph number in square brackets. To pinpoint several paragraphs, insert a dash between the paragraph numbers:
e.g. Prosecutor v Tadic (Judgement in Sentencing Appeals) IT-94-1-A (26 January 2000) [14]

Case name

  • Always give a case name in italics
  • Separate adverse parties with an italic v
  • If multiple parties, name only the first claimant and the first defendant
  • If an individual, don't include forenames or initials.

Type of document

After the case name, give the document type in (round brackets), e.g. (Judgement in Sentencing Appeals).

Case reference

ICTY cases are available from the ICTY website.

Date

The date is always given in (round brackets).