The Features

ONGOING GUANTANAMO COVERAGE

Lawdragon has attended the last several military commissions hearings at Guantanamo Bay, providing news and feature coverage from Camp Justice.

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Lawyer Limelight: David Tolbert

THE ICTJ’S PURSUIT OF ACCOUNTABILITY

David Tolbert discusses his tenure as president of the International Center for Transitional Justice and the challenges of implementing justice mechanisms.

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Lawyer Limelight: Jodi Westbrook Flowers

USING THE CIVIL COURTS

Jodi Flowers of Motley Rice has played a leading role in using civil actions to pursue justice for terrorist acts and other human rights violations.

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Lawyer Limelight: Naomi Roht-Arriaza

TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IN LATIN AMERICA

Naomi Roht-Arriaza, a law professor at the Hastings College of Law, shares her thoughts on the status of human rights prosecutions in the region.

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Rwanda's Long Road to Justice

RWANDA’S LONG ROAD TO JUSTICE

Since the genocide, domestic and international justice efforts have struggled to balance the demands for remembrance, criminal accountability and moving on.

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Last Stop Belgrade

LAST STOP BELGRADE

With the ICTY winding down, it has fallen to the national courts to hold war criminals accountable for the atrocities of the 1990s.

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Apartheid's Legal Legacy

APARTHEID’S LEGAL LEGACY

Apartheid-era victims still want the government to prosecute those who did not take part in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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Lawyer Limelight: Karen Corrie

WORKING IN INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE

Former prosecutor Karen Corrie discusses her path to the International Criminal Court and beyond, as well as the challenges facing the court.

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Issues in Transitional Justice

ISSUES IN TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE

Check out Lawdragon’s compilation issue of feature stories exploring the challenges of justice mechanisms in post-conflict societies.

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Lawyer Limelight: Peter Robinson

ARCHIVE: PETER ROBINSON Q&A

In 2011, Lawdragon chatted with the American attorney serving as a legal advisor to one of the world’s most notorious alleged war criminals, Radovan Karadzic.

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Lawyer Limelight: James Goldston

LAWYER LIMELIGHT: JAMES GOLDSTON

James Goldston occasionally misses trying his own cases, which is not surprising given the success he’s had in court. In 1995, he received the Department of Justice Director’s Award for…

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