Prof Gerhard Kemp

Professor

BA LLB LLM (Stell) ILSC (Antwerpen) LLD (Stell)

 

 

 


 

Prof Gerhard P Kemp het sy regsopleiding aan die universiteite van Stellenbosch en Antwerpen (België) ontvang. Prof Kemp dien op die direksie van die Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) en is lid van die adviesraad van die Crimes Against Humanity Initiative, Whitney R Harris World Law Institute, Washington University (St Louis). Prof Kemp was ‘n Erasmus Mundus besoekende akademikus aan die Institute for Global Studies, Universiteit van Wroclaw, Pole.

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Navorsingsgenootskappe

  • Senior navorsingsgenoot, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Duitsland
  • Alexander von Humboldt navorsingsgenoot, Duitsland
  • Navorsingsgenoot, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS)

Redaksionele betrokkenheid

  • African Yearbook on International Humanitarian Law (assistent-redakteur)
  • South African Yearbook of International Law (adviesraad)
  • Criminal Law Forum (regionale redakteur)
  • Zeitschrift für Internationales Strafrechtsdogmatik (ZIS) (adviesraad)
  • South African Journal of Criminal Justice (mede-redakteur)
Prof Gerhard P Kemp studied law at the universities of Stellenbosch and Antwerp (Belgium). Prof Kemp serves on the board of directors of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) and is a member of the advisory council of the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative, Whitney R Harris World Law Institute, Washington University (St Louis). Prof Kemp was an Erasmus Mundus visiting scholar at the Institute for Global Studies, University of Wroclaw, Poland.

 

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Research fellowships

  • Senior research fellow, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany
  • Alexander von Humboldt research fellow, Germany
  • Research fellow, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS)

Editorial involvement

  • African Yearbook on International Humanitarian Law (assistant editor)
  • South African Yearbook of International Law (editorial board)
  • Criminal Law Forum (regional editor)
  • Zeitschrift für Internationales Strafrechtsdogmatik (ZIS) (editorial board)
  • South African Journal of Criminal Justice (co-editor)

Area van belangstelling

Internasionale strafreg; internasionale humanitêre reg; strafreg; strafprosesreg; post-konflik studies.

Fields of specialisation

International criminal law; international humanitarian law; criminal law; criminal procedure; post-conflict studies.

Modules aangebied

Internasionale Strafreg
Strafprosesreg
Strafreg

Modules taught

International Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Criminal Law

Onlangse publikasies / Recent publications

Monografie / Monograph:

  • G Kemp Individual Criminal Liability for the International Crime of Aggression 2nd edn (2016) Intersentia. Antwerp/Cambridge (ISBN 978-1-78068-350-8) [reviewed in New Journal of European Criminal Law 2016 (4) 494]

Handboeke / Handbooks:

  • H Strydom, C Gevers, L Juma, G Kemp, O Ruppel, W Scholtz, F Viljoen & P Vrancken International Law (2016) Oxford University Press. Cape Town (ISBN 978-0-19-9050154)
  • G Kemp, SS Terblanche, MM Watney Criminal Procedure Casebook / Strafprosesregvonnisbundel 2nd edn (2017) Juta. Cape Town (ISBN 978-1-48511-945-6)
  • G Kemp, S Walker, R Palmer, D Baqwa, C Gevers, B Leslie, A Steynberg Criminal Law in South Africa 3rd edn (2018) Oxford University Press. Cape Town (ISBN 978-0-19-0723620)

Geredigeerde volumes / Edited volumes:

  • HJ van der Merwe & G Kemp (eds) International Criminal Justice in Africa (2017) Strathmore University Press / Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. Nairobi (ISBN 978-9966-021-17-5)
  • K Bachmann, G Kemp & I Ristić (eds) International Criminal Tribunals as Actors of Domestic Change – The Impact on Institutional Reform Vol I (2018) Peter Lang. Berlin (ISBN 978-3-631-77093-1)
  • K Bachmann, G Kemp & I Ristić (eds) International Criminal Tribunals as Actors of Domestic Change – The Impact on Institutional Reform Vol II (2018) Peter Lang. Berlin (ISBN 978-3-631-77089-4)

Geselekteerde onlangse hoofstukke in boeke / Selected recent chapters in books:

  • Kemp, G “Climate change and the (possible) role of international criminal law in Jaap Spier & Ulrich Magnus (eds) Climate Change Remedies – Injunctive relief and Criminal Law Responses (2014) Eleven International Publishing: The Hague & STIAS: Stellenbosch
  • Kemp, G “South Africa” in Reed, A & Bohlander, M (eds) General Defences in Criminal Law – Domestic and Comparative Perspectives (2014) Ashgate: Farnham, United Kingdom
  • Kemp, G “The Implementation of the Rome Statute in Africa” in Werle, G, Fernandez, L & Vormbaum, M (eds) Africa and the International Criminal Court – International Criminal Justice Series Vol I (2014) Asser Press: The Hague & Springer Verlag: Berlin
  • Kemp, G “The crime of unconstitutional change of government” (with S. Kinyunyu) in Werle, G & Vormbaum, M (eds) The African Criminal Court – A commentary on the Malabo Protocol (2017) Asser Press/Springer: The Hague/Berlin (ISBN 978-94-6265-149-4)
  • Kemp, G “South Africa” in Reed, A & Bohlander, M (eds) Consent – Domestic and Comparative Perspectives (2017) Routledge: London & New York (ISBN 978-1-472-46995-3)
  • Kemp, G “The right to legal assistance” in Joubert, JJ (ed) Criminal Procedure Handbook 12th (2017) Juta: Cape Town (ISBN 978-1-48511-874-9)
  • Kemp, G “The accused: his or her presence as a party” in Joubert, JJ (ed) Criminal Procedure Handbook 12th (2017) Juta: Cape Town (ISBN 978-1-48511-874-9)
  • Kemp, G “The exercise of powers and the vindication of individual rights” in Joubert, JJ (ed) Criminal Procedure Handbook 12th (2017) Juta: Cape Town (ISBN 978-1-48511-874-9)
  • Kemp, G “Sword and shield: The human rights imperative informing the international criminal justice project – A South African perspective” in Dewulf, S (ed) Liber Amicorum Chris van den Wyngaert (2017) Maklu: Antwerp (ISBN 978-9-04660-889-0)
  • Kemp, G “South Africa” in Reed, A & Bohlander, M (eds) Homicide in Criminal Law: A research companion (2018) Routledge: London & New York (ISBN 97811-384-984-19)
  • Kemp, G “The conflict in Ukrainian Donbas: International, regional and comparative perspectives on the jus ad bellum options” (with I. Lyubashenko) in Sayapin, S & Tsybulenko, E (eds) The Use of Force against Ukraine and International Law (2018) Asser Press/Springer: The Hague/Berlin (ISBN 978-94-6265-221-7)
  • Kemp, G “The ICC and institutional reform in Kenya” in Bachmann, K, Kemp, G & Ristić, I (eds) International Criminal Tribunals as Actors of Domestic Change – The Impact on Institutional Reform Vol II (2018) Peter Lang: Berlin (ISBN 978-3-631-77089-4)

Geselekteerde onlangse artikels / Selected recent articles:

  • Kemp, G “Alternative measures to reduce trial cases, private autonomy and “public interest”: some observations with specific reference to plea bargaining and economic crime” (2014) 2 Stellenbosch Law Review 425-436
  • Kemp, G “Recent cases: International criminal law” (2017) 1 South African Journal of Criminal Justice 110-121
  • Kemp, G “South Africa’s (possible) withdrawal from the ICC and the future of the criminalization and prosecution of crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide under domestic law: A submission informed by historical, normative and policy considerations” 16 Washington University Global Studies Law Review 411 (2017) Vol 16 (3) 411-438
  • Kemp, G “Recent cases: International criminal law” 31 (2018) 1 South African Journal of Criminal Justice 155-171

 

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