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J'can jurist Patrick Robinson appointed member of ICAS

Friday, July 20, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaican jurist, Patrick Robinson has been appointed a member of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) for a four year term which will begin on January 1, 2019.

ICAS is the governing body of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS); as such it manages the administration and finances of that body.

A release from the body disclosed that Robinson is among 11 members who have been appointed or reappointed for the 2019-2022 term.

It consists of 20 international judges/lawyers, four of whom are appointed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Robinson is one of the four appointed by the IOC.

Robinson has been a Judge of the International Court of Justice in The Hague since February 2015, where he was elected for a nine year term.

He was a Judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia from 1998-February 2015 and President of the Tribunal 2008-2011.

Robinson also served as a member of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, 1987-1995 and was president of the Commission in 1991.

In addotion, he was a member of the International Law Commission, 1991-1996 as well as a member of the International Bioethics Committee, 1996-2005 and its Vice-Chairman 2002-2005.

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