Jun 19th, 2012
The Hague – Lawyers for Liberia’s former president Charles Taylor plan to appeal a 50-year prison sentence handed down to him by a special UN-backed court last month, a document before the court said on Tuesday. “The defence provides notice of its intention to file notice of appeal,...
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 25th, 2011
Leidschendam – A disciplinary hearing for the chief defence lawyer for former Liberian president Charles Taylor was adjourned after just seven minutes on Friday because one of the judges refused to attend. The hearing by the Special Court for Sierra Leone was to weigh possible punishment for Br...