The Contribution of the Special Court for Sierra Leone to the Development of International Law

  title={The Contribution of the Special Court for Sierra Leone to the Development of International Law},
  author={Charles Chernor Jalloh},
  journal={African Journal of International and Comparative Law},
  • C. Jalloh
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • African Journal of International and Comparative Law
This article is the first major study examining whether the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) has made, or is making, any contribution to the development of international law. The author concludes that it has. In this vein, he analyzes the creation of the Defence Office, the Legacy Phase Working Group and the Outreach Section to show that some of the structural novelties introduced through SCSL practice have proven to be worthy of replication within other international criminal courts… Expand
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