Date: Friday 27 April 2012, 6:30pm
Venue: Lange Houtstraat 5-7, The Hague
Details: The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies will host Prosecutor Hollis for early reflections on the Taylor trial judgment.
Background: Brenda Hollis was appointed Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in February 2010. At the time of her appointment, Ms. Hollis was a Senior Trial Attorney at the SCSL, leading the Prosecution in the trial of Charles Taylor, the former President of Liberia. Ms. Hollis was appointed by the United Nations in consultation with the Government of Sierra Leone according to the hybrid nature of the SCSL. Ms. Hollis previously worked in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). She holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver, United States, and an undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University, Ohio, United States.