Why the Special Court for Sierra Leone Should Establish an Independent Commission to Address Alternate Judge Sow's Allegation in the Charles Taylor Case

JURIST- Forum, October 2012

10 Pages Posted: 1 Mar 2014

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Charles Chernor Jalloh

Florida International University College of Law

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

Columnist Charles C. Jalloh of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law examines allegations made by Alternate Judge El Hadji Malick Sow at the end of Charles Taylor's trial and argues for the establishment of an independent, fact-finding commission to promote transparency and public confidence in the Special Court for Sierra Leone.

Keywords: Special Court for Sierra Leone, SCSL, Charles Taylor, judicial decision-making, judicial process, alternate judges, International Criminal Court, crimes against humanity, war crimes, dissenting opinion, transitional justice

Suggested Citation

Jalloh, Charles Chernor, Why the Special Court for Sierra Leone Should Establish an Independent Commission to Address Alternate Judge Sow's Allegation in the Charles Taylor Case (2012). JURIST- Forum, October 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2402298

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