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Legal news from Saturday, February 6, 2010
by Jonathan Cohen

The head of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) Friday reassured the Lebanese public that the investigation is on track. When asked about the progress of the investigation into the death of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, the head of the STL underlined the fact that the Tribunal …

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by Jonathan Cohen

A US federal court Friday ordered a final judgment of $22 million against Charles Emmanuel "Chuckie" Taylor, Jr." to be paid to five torture victims. Charles was charged with torture while he was in charge of Liberia's Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU). The order issued by the judge outlined:the multiple forms of torture; cruel, inhuman, or …

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