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The Special Court for Sierra Leone

Claudia Tofan

The Special Court for Sierra Leone

history, work and future

by Claudia Tofan

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Published by ICA Press, distributed by Wolf Legal Publishers in [The Hague], Nijmegen, The Netherlands .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Special Court for Sierra Leone,
  • Sources,
  • International criminal courts

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] C. Tofan, F. Mouloudi .
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKZ1208.S53 A12-.A19
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 569 p. :
    Number of Pages569
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25110479M
    ISBN 109058871282
    ISBN 109789058871282, 9789058871299
    LC Control Number2011290837

    Download Citation | The law reports of the special court for Sierra Leone | The book, which is only the first in a series of edited law reports that will capture the entire jurisprudential legacy. In June , Sierra Leone's President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah asked the UN to help establish a special court to prosecute those responsible for human rights violations during the conflict. The Special Court for Sierra Leone started operations in July As of early , the court .

    UN member states contribute to the financing of the war crimes tribunals for Rwanda and for the former Yugoslavia. The Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL), on the other hand, relies heavily on voluntary funds and tends to struggle with financial shortfalls.   The Special Court for Sierra Leone was established through signature of a bilateral treaty between the United Nations and the Government of Sierra Leone in early , making it the third modern ad hoc international criminal tribunal.

    In January a treaty was agreed between the United Nations and Sierra Leone which established the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL). The Statute of the Court was agreed as part of the same negotiation process. Sierra Leone invited the United Nations to establish a special court to prosecute those ‘who bear the greatest responsibility for the crimes’ committed as part of the civil.   The Special Court is to have two Trial Chambers, each with two judges appointed by the Secretary-General and one judge appointed by the Government of Sierra Leone; and a five-member Appeals Chamber with three judges appointed by the Secretary-General and two judges appointed by the Government of Sierra Leone.


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The Special Court for Sierra Leone by Claudia Tofan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) is the third modern international criminal tribunal supported by the United Nations and the first to be situated where the crimes were committed. This timely, important, and comprehensive book is the first to critically assess the impact and legacy of the SCSL for Africa and international criminal : Hardcover.

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The Law Reports of the Special Court for Sierra Leone: The Cdf Case, Book I and II. The Special Court for Sierra Leone was set up jointly by the government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations.

It is mandated to try those who bear the greatest responsibility for serious violations of international humanitarian law and Sierra Leonean law, committed in the territory of Sierra Leone since Novem Format: Hardcover.

From the Foreword by Ms. Binta Mansaray, Registrar, Special Court for Sierra Leone "As part of a larger project that will eventually capture for posterity the entire judicial output of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, this book represents a much-welcomed initiative on the part of its editors, who deserve a special medal for bringing their extensive experience and expertise on the Court to bear by.

This important book considers whether the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL), which was established jointly through an unprecedented bilateral treaty between the United Nations (UN) and Sierra Leone inhas made jurisprudential contributions to the development of the nascent and still unsettled field of international criminal : Charles C.

Jalloh. The book, which is only the first in a series of edited law reports that will capture the entire jurisprudential legacy of the tribunal, fills the gap for a single and authoritative reference source of the tribunal’s jurisprudence. This volume, which consists of two books with a DVD and is edited by two legal experts on the Sierra Leone court, presents, for the first time in a single place.

KUMAR SINHA Manoj, “The Creation of Another Court: A Case Study of Special Court for Sierra Leone”, in ISILYear Book of International Humanitarian and Refugee Law, Vol. 4,pp. MACDONALD Avril, “Sierra Leone’s Shoestring Special Court”, in.

The Special Court for Sierra Leone was established through signature of a bilateral treaty between the United Nations and the Government of Sierra Leone in earlymaking it the third modern ad hoc international criminal tribunal.

The Special Court for Sierra Leone was the first international tribunal to try and convict persons for the use of child soldiers (AFRC trial), for forced marriage (an other inhumane act) as a crime against humanity (RUF trial), and for attacks directed against United Nations peacekeepers (RUF trial).

Special Court for Sierra Leone I. Introduction 1. The Security Council, by its resolution () of 14 Augustrequested me to negotiate an agreement with the Government of Sierra Leone to create an independent special court (hereinafter “the Special Court”) to prosecute persons who bear theFile Size: KB.

The Special Court for Sierra Leone established by the Agreement and consisting of the following organs: the Chambers, the Office of the Prosecutor and the Registry.

The Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) is the third modern international criminal tribunal supported by the United Nations and the first to be situated where the crimes were committed.

This timely, important and comprehensive book is the first to critically assess the impact and legacy of the SCSL for Africa and international criminal law. The Special Court for Sierra Leone and the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone, Freetown and The Hague The Trial Chamber Trial Chamber I presided over the CDF and RUF trials in Freetown.

The Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) was created in pursuant to an agree- ment between the United Nations and the Government of Sierra Leone: Agreement Between the United Nations and the Government of Sierra Leone on the Establishment.

The international community created the Special Court for Sierra Leone to prosecute those who bore the greatest responsibility for crimes committed during the country's devastating civil war.

In this book Tim Kelsall examines some of the challenges posed by the fact that the Court operated in a largely unfamiliar culture, in which the way local Format: Paperback.

The Special Court for Sierra Leone, or the "Special Court" (SCSL), also called the Sierra Leone Tribunal, was a judicial body set up by the government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations to "prosecute persons who bear the greatest responsibility for serious violations of international humanitarian law and Sierra Leonean law" committed in Sierra Leone after 30 November and during the Sierra Leone Composition method: Appointment by government of.

The Special Court for Sierra Leone was established by an agreement between the UN and the Sierra Leonean government on 16 Januarythe month that the country’s civil war officially ended. Former president of Liberia faces a lengthy term in a British prison after being convicted on 11 charges at special court Published: PM Charles Taylor found guilty of abetting Sierra Leone.

The Special Court was established through an agreement between the UN Security Council and the Government of Sierra Leone in and mandated to try those that bore ‘the greatest responsibility’ for the country’s decade-long civil war.

The Special Court for Sierra Leone was established through signature of a bilateral treaty between the United Nations and the Government of Sierra Leone in earlymaking it the third modern ad hoc international criminal : Charles Chernor Jalloh, Simon M.

Meisenberg. Welcome to the archive of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone. The SCSL was the first tribunal to recognise and convict for the use of child soldiers and forced marriage.

Charles Taylor, President of Liberia was the first sitting head of state to be indicted and convicted for war crimes.The Sierra Leone Special Court and Its Legacy Th e Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) is the third modern international criminal tribunal supported by the United Nations and the fi rst to be situated where the crimes were committed.

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The Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone has its interim seat in the Netherlands, with an office in Sierra Leone for witness and victim support.