Date of Event
Symposium presented at Case School of Law (Franklin Thomas Backus School of Law) on Oct. 6-7, 2006 by the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center. Symposium co-chairs include Professor Michael Scharf, Director, Frederick K. Cox International Law Center; Mark Ellis, Executive Director, International Bar Association, London; Professor William Schabas, Director, Irish Centre for Human Rights, Galway; Professor Michael Newton, Vanderbilt University Law School.
Welcome & introduction / Professor Michael Scharf -- Dedication of the U.N. War Crimes Commission & Archives / Cherif Bassiouni -- Trying Saddam: an insider's perspective (Chairman of the Commission) / Samir Sumaidaie (Iraqi Ambassador to the U.S.) -- Preparing for the mother of all trials -- Order in the courtroom: the challenges of trying a tyrant -- Debate: did Saddam get a fair trial? -- Lessons learned from the Dujail trial: a cross-fire panel -- Was the Dujail trial the trial of the century?
Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
Hussein, Saddam, 1937-2006 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; War crime trials -- Iraq; Terrorism -- Canada -- Prevention
Cleveland, Ohio: Case Western Reserve University Law School, 2006.
Scharf, Michael P.; Bassiouni, M. Cherif; and Sumaidaie, Samir, "Lessons from the Saddam trial (DVD 1 of 2)" (2006). Conferences and Symposia. 1036.
Some of this content is also available on YouTube:
Lessons from the Saddam Trial. Trying Saddam: An Insider's Perspective
Lessons from the Saddam Trial. Preparing for the Mother of All Trials