Archive

During the course of his distinguished career, Ben Ferencz has published numerous books, scholarly articles, letters, op-eds, and communiques through the web, He has also been featured in a wide range of video and audio recordings. 

Article
September 2001
Draft, July 2, 2001 Henry Kissinger's essay on "The Pitfalls of Universal Jurisdiction" (Foreign Affairs July/August 2001) perceives danger in allowing international legal ...
Web Communique
September 2001
Dear Friends: Perhaps some of the tears have dried and people can begin to think rationally about the horrors of the past week and what we can do to prevent the recurrence of ...
Article
September 2001
Katy Clark: Yesterday, Benjamin Ferencz posted a letter on his web page: Benjamin Ferencz: Dear Friends, Perhaps some of the tears have dried and people can begin to think ...
Audio
September 2001
Article
August 2001
To the Editor: Re "Making Rules in the World Between War and Peace" (Week in Review, Aug. 19): Legal experts disagree on whether assassination of political adversaries is ...
Article
August 2001
TO THE CO-EDITORS IN CHIEF Monroe Leigh is absolutely right in his editorial comment in characterizing the international criminal court now being formed at the United Nations ...
Article
July 2001
(AP) A misguided trap is being set by right-wing conservatives. It threatens our national security interests and endangers our military personnel. The cleverly mislabeled ...
Article
June 2001
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - A misguided trap is being set by right-wing conservatives. It threatens our national security interests and endangers our military personnel. The cleverly ...
Article
June 2001
Ferencz Appearance on The National: CBC TV Copyright 2001 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation SHOW: THE NATIONAL (10:00 PM ET) June 26, 2001, Tuesday LENGTH: 2288 words ...
Article
May 2001
Dear Friends: William Safire's article in the NY Times of April 9 is an example of muckraking at its worst. He opposes the creation of the proposed new International Criminal ...
Article
May 2001
Dear Friends: On May 10, the US House of Representatives by a vote of 282 to 137, passed HR 1648, the so-called American Servicemembers Protection Act, designed to kill the ...
Lecture
April 2001
Our assignment is to consider the past and the future of international law to see if history can guide us to new frontiers. Although I am better at predicting the past than ...
Web Communique
March 2001
The battle lines are being drawn between those who believe in the rule of law and those who do not. A powerful and respected American voice has been raised to support the ...
Article
February 2001
Dear Friends: Thanks to all of you who have disseminated information that should sound the alarm regarding a new threat designed to abort the establishment of an international ...
Web Communique
February 2001
Thank you very much, Irwin. After this wonderful address by Judge Goldstone, there isn’t very much left to say, but let me explain how I got here. I received a call from ...
Web Communique
January 2001
The Nuremberg Precedent In his opening address before the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg in 1945, Robert Jackson, Chief of Counsel for the United States, ...
Article
January 2001
To the Editor: In "A World Court That Could Backfire" (Op-Ed, Jan. 15), Stephen D. Krasner argues that an international criminal court should be rejected since the threat of ...