Analysis of The Judgments in República Democrática De Timor-Leste, Dili District Court, the Special Panels for Serious Crimes
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University School of Law; Pepperdine University - School of Public Policy
November 17, 2011
Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals, Vol. 16
This is a case analysis for publication in the multi-volume series Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals, Volume XVI.
The contribution analyzes The Prosecutor v. Januario Da Costa and Mateus Punef, Judgement, The Prosecutor v. Francisco Perreira and Final Judgement, Deputy General Prosecutor for Serious Crimes v. Sisto Barros aka Xisto Barros and Cesar Mendonca.
Issues analyzed include, command responsibility and presence, deportation, sufficiency of an indictment, joint criminal enterprise, specificity of conduct and theory of individual criminal responsibility in an indictment, pleading persecution, admissibility of statements of defendant and compliance with norms of other tribunals.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 10
Keywords: Command Responsibility, Presence, Deportation, Sufficiency, Indictment, Joint Criminal Enterprise, Specificity of conduct, theory, individual criminal responsibility, indictments, pleading persecution, Admissibility of statements, defendant, norms, other tribunals, tribunals, East Timor, Timor Leste
JEL Classification: K14, K33, K19, H56, N40Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 16, 2011 ; Last revised: November 18, 2011
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