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

By Tim Kelsall

The overseas group created the targeted court docket for Sierra Leone to prosecute those that bore the best accountability for crimes devoted through the country's devastating civil struggle. during this publication Tim Kelsall examines many of the demanding situations posed by way of the truth that the courtroom operated in a principally strange tradition, within which the best way local community considered rights, supplier and truth-telling occasionally differed considerably from the best way foreign legal professionals take into consideration these items. by means of using an anthro-political standpoint to the rigors, he unveils quite a few moral, epistemological, jurisprudential and procedural difficulties, arguing that even if touted as a promising hybrid, the courtroom failed in an important how you can adapt to the neighborhood tradition involved. tradition concerns, and foreign justice calls for a extra dialogical, multicultural approach.

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