The landmark judgment in the Prosecutor v. Bemba casebefore the International Criminal Court marks the first jurisprudence from the Court in a prosecution dedicated to redressing sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) (see our coverage here and here).  The Human Rights in Trauma Mental Health Lab (“Lab”) at Stanford University submitted an experts’ brief in the sentencing phase of the case.  (Bemba was sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment). My colleague Dr. Daryn Reicherterof the Stanford University Medical School Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences testified in the case.

redacted version of the brief is now available here.

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