Part III The Trial, 13 Reasonable Doubt Standard of Proof in International Criminal Trials
Colleen M. Rohan
Edited By: Karim A. A. Khan, Caroline Buisman, Christopher Gosnell
What is true by lamplight is not always true in the sunshine. Joseph Joubert The international ad hoc tribunals and the International Criminal Court all embrace the concept that the accused in those forums, charged with international war crimes and facing trial on the international stage, are entitled to the presumption of innocence.1 This provision is in accordance with all major international human rights conventions which guarantee certain fundamental rights to those charged with crime.2 A direct corollary of that rule adopted by the ad hoc tribunals and the...