Marjolein Cupido


Marjolein Cupido is Assistant Professor at the Criminal Law and Criminology Department of VU University Amsterdam and fellow of the Center for International Criminal Justice (CICJ). In addition, she is appointed as Deputy Judge at the District Court of Rotterdam. Marjolein Cupido holds an LL.M. in criminal law (summa cum laude) from Leiden University. In 2015, she defended her doctoral dissertation – entitled Facts Matter: A Study into the Casuistry of Substantive International Criminal Law – at VU University Amsterdam. In 2017, Marjolein Cupido was appointed as Visiting Professional at the International Criminal Court, where she worked on the Defence of Mr. Jean-Pierre Bemba in the Bemba et al. case.

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A “Schrödinger’s Cat” Moment for Co-Perpetration Liability? The Yekatom and Ngaïssona Decision on the Confirmation of Charges

On 11 December 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber (PTC) I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) confirmed, in part, the charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the case against Alfred Yekatom and Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona. The (highly) redacted version of the Decision was published on 20 December 2019. So far, it has received little attention in scholarly…

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