I. The Judicial System of Cambodia

II. The Constitutional Council

III. The Role of the Judge Independence and Impartiality

IV. The Role of the Lawyer

V. The Principles of Fair Trial

VI. Court Observation

VII. How to Write a Judgement

VIII. Final Test

IX. Answers to the Study Questions

X. Solution of the Final Test

XI. Annex: Text of All Quoted Law Articles
A) International Regulations
B) Cambodian Laws and Regulations
C) Draft Laws


BPRL Basic Principle on the Role of Lawyers
CC Cambodian Constitution
ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
LOFCC Law on the Organization and Functioning of the Constitutional Council
MoJ Ministry of Justice
NA National Assembly
UDHR Universal Declaration of Human Rights
SCM Supreme Council of Magistracy
Article 1 I 1 Article 1 paragraph 1 sentence 1


Victim and Witness Protections Standards for the ECCC and Beyond 2007-2009

Citizen Advisor Training and Outreach
Police Training

Survey and Outreach

2004 Survey on the Establishment of the ECCC English | Khmer
2005-2007 Outreach- “About the ECCC” and “Participation at the ECCC”

Teaching Materials from Previous Projects

Fair Trial Principle
Human Rights
Legislation, Legal Drafting, Commenting on Draft Laws, and Lobbying
The Cambodian Judicial Procedure; the Role of Legal Actors; Writing Judgments; and Court Observations
Interviewing, Presentation, and Communication Skills

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