The Role of Museums in Transitional Courts and Legacy

Studio Tectonic was interviewed by the International Judicial Monitor about the role of museums in court legacy building.

One Door Closes and Another One Opens:  The Special Court for Sierra Leone and the Sierra Leone Peace Museum

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Excerpt below:

“What is the legacy that courts leave behind?  This is one of the questions that the Special Court for Sierra Leone asked itself as it was facing that it would be the first international court to complete and accomplish its mandate. There is the obvious fact that courts leave behind such as judgments, sentences, and jurisprudence, but what else can courts leave behind?  Could that something else be a peace museum and public archive?”