Fairness of Saddam Hussein\'s Trial

Legal scholars debated the question, “Did Saddam Get a Fair Trial?” Among the issues they addressed were procedures and… read more

Legal scholars debated the question, “Did Saddam Get a Fair Trial?” Among the issues they addressed were procedures and evidence used in the trial, the operation of the Iraqi tribunal under international criminal law, the independence of the court, and the rights of the defendant. Following their arguments they answered questions from the audience.

The Frederick K. Cox International Law Center War Crimes Research Symposium “Lessons from the Saddam Trial” was co-sponsored by the International Bar Association and the Irish Centre for Human Rights and is a Centennial Regional Meeting of the American Society of International Law, a Regional Conference of the International Law Association (American Branch) and the Annual Meeting of the International Association of Penal Law (American National Section). close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Kenneth Roth Executive Director Human Rights Watch
  • Michael P. Scharf Director Case Western Reserve University->Cox (Frederick K.) International Law Center
  • Gary J. Simson Dean Case Western Reserve University->School of Law
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Location:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Nov 3, 2006
Last Aired:
Nov 4, 2006

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  • Nov 03, 2006 | 2:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 04, 2006 | 12:37am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 04, 2006 | 6:44am EST | C-SPAN 2
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