Meet the Judges

Hon. Joyce Aluoch
Honjoycealouche1Judge Aluoch holds a Law Degree from the University of Nairobi, a diploma in Legal Studies from the Kenya School of Law, and a Master’s Degree in International Affairs (GMAP) from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA. Judge Aluoch was a Judge of the High Court of Kenya for over 20 years … Read more & see interview


Hon. Florence Rita Arrey
HonFlorencearrey1Born in 1948, Florence Rita Arrey has served as a judge on the ICTR for nine years and been on the panel of 20 cases. She was a Judge on the Cameroonian Supreme Court prior to joining the ICTR. Before that, she was the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal for ten years, the first Cameroonian woman to hold the post… Read more & see interview


Hon. Solomy Bossa
Hon solomybossaPrior to serving as ad litem Judge for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Judge Solomy Bossa served as a Judge of the East African Court of Justice and, since 1997, as a Judge of the High Court of Uganda. She is currently a Judge of the Court of Appeal/Constitutional Court of Uganda and of the African Court… Read more & see interview


Hon. Teresa Doherty
Justice_DohertyJustice Teresa Doherty first worked as a civil servant and volunteer in Zambia before studying law. With other students she worked in legal aid clinics during the fighting or “troubles” in Northern Ireland. She was admitted to the Bar in 1978. From 1976-1987, she practiced law in Northern Ireland and Papua New Guinea… Read more & see interview


Hon. Elizabeth Gwuanza
Hon. Elizabeth Gwaunza1Judge Gwaunza (1953) was admitted as a legal practitioner of the High Court of Zimbabwe in 1987. In addition, she has sat on the boards of many women’s Non-Governmental Organizations, including Musasa Project (a research and counseling trust for women victims of domestic and other violence)… Read more & see interview


Hon. Khalida Rachid Khan
HonKhalida khan1Judge Khan received her M.A. in Political Science and her LL.B. from Peshawar University in Pakistan. In 1974, she became the first woman to be inducted into the provincial judiciary of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) as a Civil Judge. From 1974-1994, she held several positions: Senior Civil Judge of Peshawar… Read more & see interview



Hon. Sanji Mmasenono Monageng
HonsanjimonaOn March 11, 2009, Judge Monageng was elected to a nine-year term on the ICC. On March 11, 2012, she was elected to a three-year term as First Vice-President of the Court. She served in the Pre-Trial Division, and from March 2012, she was deployed to the Appeals Division. She began her career as a Magistrate in Botswana … Read more & see interview



Hon. Janet Nosworthy
HonJanetNosworthy1Judge Nosworthy was called to the Bar of Gray’s Inn, London in 1972 and worked until 2005, mainly in Jamaica, as a prosecutor, defense counsel, and lecturer. She has also consulted in international criminal law for CARICOM. Judge Nosworthy initially worked as a Prosecutor in the Jamaican Resident Magistrate’s Court and, from 1978 to 1981…Read more & see interview



Hon. Arlette Ramaroson
Hon Arlette ramaromsomIn 1973, Judge Ramaroson received her Bachelor’s degree in Law. In 1974, she served as Deputy State Prosecutor in Diego Suarez, Madagascar. In 1975, she became Examining Magistrate and Judge for the Criminal Court of Appeals. Then, in 1978, she became President of Criminal Division in the Criminal Court of Appeals… Read more & see interview



Hon. Patricia Whalen
HonPatti Whalen
Hon. Patricia Whalen has been a judge for more than 20 years, presiding over proceedings in the U.S. and serving as an international judge in the War Crimes Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2007 – 2012). In this capacity, she served on both the First Instance and Appellate Court. As Judicial Education Advisor.. Read more & see interview