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4 edition of criminal law of Sierra Leone found in the catalog.

criminal law of Sierra Leone

by Bankole Thompson

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Leone.
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal law -- Sierra Leone.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-310) and indexes.

      StatementBankole Thompson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTJ379.5 .T47 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 339 p. ;
      Number of Pages339
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL384985M
      ISBN 100761812989
      LC Control Number98047595

      The second work is another book by Thompson tiled The Criminal Law of Sierra Leone (). In this book, the author employs relevant case-law authorities and illustrations to show how the substantive criminal law has been applied, expounded and developed in Sierra Leone since the introduction of English Common Law in the nation.   Each of their benches consists of both international and national judges and they can apply both international and national laws. This new phenomenon is the subject of the most interesting book: Internationalized Criminal Courts: Sierra Leone, East Timor, Kosovo and Cambodia. The book consists of four : Ali Adnan Al-Feel.

      From 11 Journal of International Criminal Justice (), by Dr. Ousman Njikam „This series of Law Reports of the Special Court for Sierra Leone will become the primary source for the jurisprudence of the Special Court for all practitioners and academics. Publications of this nature underscore the indispensability of enlightened and informed accessibility of the law, especially as. In light of its closure in December , in this new book that I edited, The Sierra Leone Special Court and Its Legacy: The Impact for Africa and International Criminal Law, we carry out the first comprehensive assessment of the SCSL’s contribution and legacy both to Sierra Leoneans, in whose name it was asked to render impartial justice.

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Criminal law of Sierra Leone by Bankole Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Criminal Law of Sierra Leone documents the substantive criminal law as it has been applied, expounded, and developed since the introduction of English Common Law, using relevant case-law authorities and illustrations. The author takes a broad approach to the study of the country's criminal law, using cases to highlight and elucidate the principles and rules developed by the courts and also Cited by: The Criminal Law of Sierra Leone documents the substantive criminal law as it has been applied, expounded, and developed since the introduction of English Common Law, using relevant case-law authorities and s: 0.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thompson, Bankole. Criminal law of Sierra Leone. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, © (OCoLC) The Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) is the third modern international criminal tribunal supported by the United Nations and the first to be situated where the crimes were committed.

This timely, important, and comprehensive book is the first to critically assess the impact and legacy of the SCSL for Africa and international criminal : Hardcover.

The Laws of Sierra Leone on the Sierra Leone Web The Criminal Procedure Acts, Search without a warrant in cases where articles are being conveyed, etc.

Judge only may authorize search in Post and Telegraph Offices. Power to search for strangers in Diamond Protection Areas. Return of search warrant. File Size: 1MB. This important book considers whether the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL), which was established jointly through an unprecedented bilateral treaty between the United Nations (UN) and Sierra Leone inhas made jurisprudential contributions to the development of the nascent and still unsettled field of international criminal : Charles C.

Jalloh. This book is about the combating of impunity from international criminality, with a special focus on the role of Sierra Leone as a pioneer in the progressive application of international criminal law in.

The Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) is the third modern international criminal tribunal supported by the United Nations and the first to be situated where the crimes were committed.

This timely, important, and comprehensive book is the first to critically assess the impact and legacy of the SCSL for Africa and international criminal law. Criminal law in Sierra Leone is the body of law that relates to crime (wikipedia) - retribution, deterrence, incapacitation, rehabilitation and restoration.

It regulates social conduct and proscribes whatever is threatening, harmful, or otherwise endangering to the property, health, safety, and moral welfare of. He was also a founder member of the Sierra Leone Law Reform Commission. Justice Thompson has written and published extensively.

His main publications include The Constitutional History and Law of Sierra Leone (), The Criminal Law of Sierra Leone, and American Criminal Procedures (a co-authored book).

He is Chairman of the Sierra Leone. The Criminal Law of Sierra Leone documents the substantive criminal law as it has been applied, expounded, and developed since the introduction of English Common Law, using relevant case-law authorities and illustrations. The author takes a broad approach to the study of the country's criminal law, using cases to highlight and elucidate the principles and rules developed by the courts and also.

The Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) is the third modern international criminal tribunal supported by the United Nations and the first to be situated where the crimes were committed. This timely, important and comprehensive book is the first to critically assess the impact and legacy of the SCSL for Africa and international criminal law.

This book is a guide to the law that applies in the three international criminal tribunals, for the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda and Sierra Leone, set up by the UN during the period to to deal with atrocities and human rights abuses committed during conflict in those countries. Building on the work of an earlier generation of war crimes courts, these tribunals have developed a 4/5(3).

Hence, a compelling reason for the author to write this book was to provide a seminal scholarly work on the subject articulating the existing state of the law in Sierra Leone and highlighting the deficiencies in the law and factors inhibiting the exercise of universal jurisdiction in this UN member state.

The Contribution of the Special Court for Sierra Leone international tribunal model to hold accountable the perpetrators of egregious crimes in situations where, for various reasons, 5. the sole use of pure domestic or pure international justice mechanisms is deemed to be inadequate or by: 2.

This book is a guide to the law that applies in the three international criminal tribunals, for the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda and Sierra Leone, set up by the UN during the period to to deal with atrocities and human rights abuses committed during conflict in those countries.

The book also examines controversial public morality issues such as prostitution, drug legalization, obscenity, and pornography. The final two chapters discuss inchoate offenses, where the criminal act has not been completed, and various criminal defenses such as legal insanity, entrapment, coercion, self-defense, and mistake of fact or law.

The Sierra Leone Police and the criminal justice agencies need to fast track investogation of the alleged perperuators of such a violent act.

Easy these days to hire a few cliques and gang groups to obstruct a well planned and organised event. Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) The SCSL was established by the Statute for the Special Court for Sierra Leone () to to address serious crimes against civilians and UN peacekeepers committed during the country's decade-long () civil war.

The SCSL was the world's first 'hybrid' international criminal : Robin Gardner. xii SIERRA LEoNE: JuSTICE SECToR AND ThE RuLE oF LAw Foreword The justice sector in Sierra Leone has been going through major changes over the last decade.

The country has made commendable strides in the promotion and protection of fundamental rights, notably through the establishment of the National Human Rights Commission.

The LawFile Size: KB. HOWARTH Kathryn, “The Special Court for Sierra Leone: Fair Trials and Justice for the Accused and Victims”, in International Criminal Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 3,pp. KUMAR SINHA Manoj, “The Creation of Another Court: A Case Study of Special Court for Sierra Leone”, in ISILYear Book of International Humanitarian and Refugee.

The United Nations International Criminal Tribunals: The Former Yugoslavia, Rwanda and Sierra Leone is the first book entirely devoted to these three United Nations jurisdictions, providing a comprehensive account of their respective mandates and of the main characteristics of their work.

The author, William A. Schabas, Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights in Galway and former Author: Cecile Aptel.Starting on page a critical review of John Matthews' book "A Voyage to the River Sierra-Leone." Scanned by Google.

Substance of the Report Delivered by the Court of Directors of the Sierra Leone Company to the General Court of Proprietors, on Thursday the 27th March By Court of Directors, Sierra Leone Company, Scanned by Google.