Can Saddam Hussein Receive a Fair Trial?
Two legal experts debated the question of whether Saddam Hussein could receive a fair trial before the Iraqi Special Tribunal. Curtis… read more
Two legal experts debated the question of whether Saddam Hussein could receive a fair trial before the Iraqi Special Tribunal. Curtis Doebbler, a member of Saddam Hussein’s legal defense team, argued that Hussein could not receive a fair trial at the hands of the tribunal. Case Western Reserve law professor Michael Scharf, a volunteer adviser to the Iraqi Special Tribunal, contended that the rules of the tribunal would provide a fair hearing of the facts. Associate Dean Hiram Chodosh moderated the debate.
The debate was held by the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center in the Case Western Reserve University School of Law moot courtoom. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Chodosh, Hiram Associate Dean Case Western Reserve University->School of Law
- Doebbler, Curtis F. J. Professor National University in Palestine->Law
- Scharf, Michael P. Professor Case Western Reserve University->School of Law
Fairness of Saddam Hussein\'s Trial
Legal scholars debated the question, “Did Saddam Get a Fair Trial?” Among the issues they addressed were…
Lessons from the Saddam Trial
A jurist of the Iraqi High Tribunal spoke about “Trying Saddam: An Insider’s Perspective.”…
Saddam Hussein Trial
Participating by video feed, Professor Scharf spoke about the Saddam Hussein trial. He is the co-founder of the…
Preparing for the Saddam Trial
The panel called “Preparing for the Mother of All Trials” was moderated by Christopher Rassi, Associate…