New Appointments at the ILC and ICC

Sean Murphy, professor of law at George Washington University Law School, was recently elected to serve a five-year term on the United Nations International Law Commission. Prof. Murphy is a co-author, with Prof. Kidane of Seattle University Law School and Tom Snider of Wilmer Hale (Washington, D.C.), of an upcoming book on the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission for Oxford University Press. In other news Fatou Bensouda of The Gambia, was appointed to succeed Luis Moreno-Ocampo as chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court. She will assume her new post in June of 2012.