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Cale Davis

Guest PhD Researcher

C.J. Davis
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Cale Davis is a PhD candidate at the Grotius Centre and is based at the Wijnhaven office in the Hague.

More information about Cale Davis

Cale Davis (LLM (Adv), LLB (Hons), BIR, GDLP) joined the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies in 2017. Prior to joining Leiden University, he was a criminal prosecutor in Australia and a Judge's Associate at the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory.

He was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory.

His teaching background includes lecturing and tutoring roles at Bond University and Charles Darwin University.

Cale is the Managing Editor of the International Organizations Law Review.

His research concerns what international prosecutors have considered in the exercise of their discretion and, more importantly, why. His research, based largely on interviews conducted with current and former prosecutors who held the rank of Senior Trial Attorney and higher, draws upon ideology and myth to identify assumptions about role-identity that have shaped and influenced discretionary conduct.

Research Title: Prosecutorial Discretion in International Criminal Justice.

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Guest PhD Researcher

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Publiekrecht
  • Grotius Centre for Intern Legal Studies


  • International Organizations Law Review Managing Editor
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