Culture under cross-examination : international justice and the special court for Sierra Leone

Level D A346.6405238 /987195 Available
Level D A346.6405238 /987195 Available
Full title: Culture under cross-examination : international justice and the special court for Sierra Leone / Tim Kelsall.
Main author: Kelsall, Tim, 1970-
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • White man's justice? Sierra Leone and the expanding project of international law - The story of the CDF trial - An unconventional army: chains of command in a patrimonial society - Facts, metaphysics and mysticism: magical powers and the law - We cannot accept any cultural consideration: the child soldiers charge - 'He's not very forthright': finding the facts in a culture of secrecy - Cultural issues in the RUF, AFRC, and Charles Taylor trials - Conclusion: from legal imperialism to dialogics