The Verdict(s) in the Charles Taylor Case
JURIST-Forum, May 2012
11 Pages Posted: 1 Mar 2014
Date Written: 2012
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
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