Inés Weinberg de Roca
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the role of the judges (civil vs. common law)

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The role of the judges has been, the, I don’t know within your system or the English system, but the role of the judges has been just as a sort of arbitrators, not interfere very much. I as a judge have departed from that traditional role at this tribunal and have taken control of the proceedings.
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I don’t know if that is good or not, but it has been different from what most colleagues have been doing, because most, in most of the cases the judges just don’t interfere very much and I’m told, we’re told that that is common law. I do not come from a common law system and I’m not a very patient person, so when I think that it’s just nonsense I say so.
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Robert Utter: Good for you.
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Country of Origin:
Argentina
Interview Date:
October 28, 2008
Location:
Arusha, Tanzania
Interviewers:
Robert Utter
Donald J Horowitz
Videographer:
Max Andrews
Excerpt From:
Part 1
Submitted By:
Voices from the Rwanda Tribunal team