Judging the Saddam Trial's Legitimacy

Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death Sunday for crimes against humanity. Some have questioned the trial's legitimacy.

Law professor Michael Scharf helped train Iraqi judges and prosecutors for the case. He speaks with Renee Montagne about the proceedings.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.