ICTR Judge Arbour suggested that the ICTR’s mandate only extended to events within the genocide, which in her view began ‘after’ the shooting down of President Habyarimana’s plane, an event that triggered the atrocities. Personnel of the ICTR were accordingly forbidden to investigate that plane crash.Read more . . .
The author proposes to extend the system of plea bargaining by allowing defendants to negotiate a lowering of the standard of proof “beyond reasonable doubt” to that of civil disputes. The author examines the goals of the judicial process and places the designates for the truth as merely a means to pursue justice, not a goal per se.Read more . . .
Suit Over Targeted Killings Is Thrown OutBy CHARLIE SAVAGEThe New York Times, December 7, 2010http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/08/world/middleeast/08killing.html WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit that had sought to block the American government from trying to kill Anwar al-Awlaki, … Read more . . .