The Verdict(s) in the Charles Taylor Case

JURIST-Forum, May 2012

11 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 the role of Alternate Judge El Hadji Malick Sow in Charles Taylor's trial and recent conviction and discusses the implications of Sow's decision to publicly disagree with the unanimous verdict issued by the Special Court for Sierra Leone.

Keywords: Special Court for Sierra Leone, SCSL, Liberian President 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, The Verdict(s) in the Charles Taylor Case (2012). JURIST-Forum, May 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2402299

Charles Chernor Jalloh (Contact Author)

Florida International University College of Law ( email )

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Miami, FL 33199
United States

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