'Emaciated' Defense or a Trend to Independence and Equality of Arms in Internationalized Criminal Tribunals?
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
Human Rights Brief, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 6-10, Winter 2008
American University, WCL Research Paper No. 08-43
This short article gives an overview of recent developments in recognition of the right to effective defense in international criminal proceedings, with particular attention to new structures. The systems for provision of defense lawyers are examined in a case study of the Charles Taylor trial by the Special Court for Sierra Leone, sitting in The Hague, as well as the Bosnian War Crimes Chamber and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 5
Keywords: defense lawyers, international criminal proceedings, Charles taylor, effective defense, Bosnian War Crimes Chamber, Special Tribunal for LebanonAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: April 8, 2008
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