Disrupting War Crimes Trials

Disrupting War Crimes Trials

Saddam Hussein's courtroom theatrics and diatribes seem to have thrown his war crimes trial temporarily off track. But disruptive behavior has been used as a defense tactic in several recent war-crimes tribunals. Kojo and his guests...

Saddam Hussein's courtroom theatrics and diatribes seem to have thrown his war crimes trial temporarily off track. But disruptive behavior has been used as a defense tactic in several recent war-crimes tribunals. Kojo and his guests discuss courtroom misbehavior, its effectiveness and how it impacts the victims the courts are created to protect.

Guests

Raymond Brown

Visiting Professor and Research Scholar at Seton Hall University Law School

Susana SaCouto

Director of the War Crimes Research Office (WCRO) at American University Washington College of Law

Larry Kaplow

Baghdad correspondent for Cox Newspapers

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