''You start to feel really alone": defence lawyers and narratives of international criminal law in film

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How do defence lawyers present international criminal law? In two documentaries – The Trial and War Don Don – defence lawyers critique international criminal law, and its inability to examine interactions between perpetration and victimhood or the structural causes of conflict, its inability to determine ‘truth’, and its impetus towards conviction.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-123
JournalLondon Review of International Law
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Aug 2018

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