Surdukowski and Karadzic
The Concord (N.H.) Monitor interviewed lawyer Jay Surdukowski in July after the capture of Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader who will stand trial after 12 years at large. While at Michigan Law School, Surdukowski spent two summers working for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, helping to build a genocide case against Karadzic. He later published a law review article about the leader’s nationalist poetry, suggesting that Karadzic’s widely published poems should be used in the case against him. “It’s when you take the poetry and you combine it with poetic actions,” Surdukowski tells the paper. “I think it is part of the mental element of what it is to destroy a people.” [More...]
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