May 28, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On May 28, 2010, Rwandan police arrested American lawyer and JURIST Forum contributor Peter Erlinder in Kigali on charges that he denied the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Erlinder, a defense lawyer at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and president of the ICTR's Association of Defense ...[read more]
May 6, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
JURIST Guest Columnist Peter Erlinder of William Mitchell College of Law was defense counsel in the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) until last month when he was removed for "misconduct," an action that he argues was part of a wider history of institutional bias that has helped ...[read more]
April 29, 2011
by Andrea Bottorff
The appeals chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has removed US lawyer and JURIST Forum contributor Peter Erlinder from his position as an ICTR defense lawyer. Appeals chamber judges said that last week's decision was based on Erlinder's failure to appear at the ...[read more]
October 22, 2010
by Megan McKee
Rwandan Prosecutor General Martin Ngoga said Wednesday that US lawyer and JURIST Forum contributor Peter Erlinder will be summoned to face charges of genocide denial in Rwanda. Erlinder, a defense lawyer at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), contends that it is incorrect to ...[read more]
October 13, 2010
by Andrea Bottorff
The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) released a decision last week that allows the Rwandan government to pursue charges against US lawyer and JURIST Forum contributor Peter Erlinder. In a reversal of a previous statement, the ICTR decided that Erlinger was ...[read more]
September 17, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
On September 17, 2009, Michel Bagaragaza, a former Rwandan government official, pleaded guilty to one count of complicity in genocide before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). He accepted charges that he funded, trained and provided weapons to the Interahamwe, an extremist Hutu ...[read more]
August 31, 2010
by Devin Montgomery
JURIST Guest Columnist Charles Jalloh of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law responds to Peter Erlinder's article Rwanda: Flawed Elections and the Politics of 'Genocide Denial', saying that certain of Erlinder's criticisms of the ICTR are political or unfounded... I have just read the ...[read more]
August 28, 2010
by Ingrid Burke
JURIST Guest Columnist Peter Erlinder, defense counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and Professor of Law at William Mitchell College of Law says that even though the White House is now more openly critical of Rwandan President Paul Kagame's regime, the US and international ...[read more]
July 17, 2010
by Ingrid Burke
JURIST Guest Columnist Peter Erlinder, defense counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and Professor of Law at William Mitchell College of Law, and his colleagues Beth Lyons and John Philpot of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) Association des Avocats de la ...[read more]
July 7, 2010
by Joseph Schaeffer
Ingrid Burke, Pitt Law '11, writes on the detention of Peter Erlinder, law professor and defense counsel at the ICTR, in light of her recent visit to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda... In a recent piece for JURIST Dateline, I wrote about a visit that I had made to the International ...[read more]

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