A weblog for students engaged in doctoral studies in the field of human rights. It is intended to provide information about contemporary developments, references to new publications and material of a practical nature.
With the Charles Taylor trial off to a rocky beginning, the first judgment of the Special Court for Sierra Leone rejects all claims based upon the joint criminal enterprise theory of liability. It has ominous consequences for the Taylor proceedings. See the blog on the Taylor trial, and my comment on this recent judgment: http://charlestaylortrial.org/