- Making News: Saddam Hussein Testifies for the First Time
The trial of Saddam Hussein is on hold again after he took the stand for the first time today and called on Iraqis to support the insurgency. Edward Wong, who reports from Baghdad for the New York Times, says after former Iraqi leader turned today's testimony into a ---sparring session,--- the judge closed the courtroom to the public and media.
- Reporter's Notebook: The World Catches Up with America...in Baseball
The World Baseball Classic is just what the name implies, brought about because Major League Baseball wants to expand. It turns out that the game is being played so well in other countries that America's team is close to elimination. By a tie-breaker system too complicated to explain, the US could beat Mexico tomorrow and still be out of the action if Japan loses to South Korea tonight. Tom Verducci writes about baseball for Sports Illustrated.
Wong's article on closure of court to public in Hussein trial
Nuremberg Trials, Harvard Law Library on
My Neighbor, My Enemy: Justice and Community in the Aftermath of Mass Atrocity by Eric Stover and Harvey Weinstein