Jérôme de Hemptinne

Jérôme de Hemptinne

Lecturer at the Universities of Louvain, Strasbourg and Lille

Areas of expertise

International Humanitarian Law  /  Qualification of Armed Conflict  /  International Criminal Court  /  International Criminal Law  /  International Crimes  /  Modes of International Responsibility  /  International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia  /  Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Jérôme de Hemptinne is a lecturer in international humanitarian law at the Universities of Louvain, Strasbourg and Lille.

His research focuses on modes of liability for international crimes, the qualification of armed conflicts and institutional aspects of international criminal courts and tribunals.

Jérôme de Hemptinne has worked at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon as a senior legal officer, the Office of Legal Counsel of the UN in New York and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, where he notably acted as Chef de Cabinet for the President.

He holds a law degree from the University of Louvain and two LLMs in Public International Law from the University of Cambridge and New York University.

Taught Courses

ICRC Executive Master - Course

The Classification of Armed Conflicts

This course aims to study, in depth, an emblematic example of the complexity of international humanitarian law and the challenges it raises: the classification of armed conflicts.

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Somalia, explosion of a bomb in the Mogadishu's market place. Short Course

The Classification of Armed Conflicts

This short course aims to study, in depth, an emblematic example of the complexity of international humanitarian law and the challenges it raises: the classification of armed conflicts.

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Publications

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Modes of Liability in International Criminal Law

July 2019

Jérôme de Hemptinne, Robert Roth, Elies van Sliedregt

Cambridge University Press

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Cover of Panorama des régimes d’internement et d’emprisonnement dans les conflits armés internationaux

Panorama des régimes d’internement et d’emprisonnement dans les conflits armés internationaux

October 2015

Jérôme de Hemptinne

Proceedings of the 15th Bruges Colloquium, Collegium No. 45, Autumn 2015

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The prohibition of Reprisals

October 2015

Jérôme de Hemptinne

Andrew Clapham, Paola Gaeta, and Marco Sassòli, The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary

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Cover of Droit international humanitaire, Thèmes choisis

Droit international humanitaire, Thèmes choisis

October 2012

Jérôme de Hemptinne, Jean D'Aspremont

Pedone

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