Culture under Cross-Examination: International Justice and by Tim Kelsall

By Tim Kelsall

The overseas group created the designated courtroom for Sierra Leone to prosecute those that bore the best accountability for crimes devoted in the course of the country's devastating civil conflict. during this publication Tim Kelsall examines the various demanding situations posed via the truth that the courtroom operated in a mostly surprising tradition, within which the way in which area people thought of rights, organisation and truth-telling occasionally differed considerably from the way in which overseas legal professionals take into consideration this stuff. by means of using an anthro-political point of view to the rigors, he unveils numerous moral, epistemological, jurisprudential and procedural difficulties, arguing that even though touted as a promising hybrid, the courtroom failed in the most important how one can adapt to the neighborhood tradition involved. tradition concerns, and foreign justice calls for a extra dialogical, multicultural approach.

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