Kenneth Scott was appointed Amicus Curiae Prosecutor at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon on 4 March 2014 to lead the prosecution in two obstruction of justice and contempt of court cases charged by the Tribunal President and to lead other continuing investigations into such matters.
Mr Scott was previously a senior prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia for almost fourteen years, where he led or played a principal role in the Prlić, et al, Ivica Rajić, Tuta-Stela and Kordić & Ĉerkez cases, as well as other matters. He also served for many years on the ICTY's Rules Committee, working closely with judges and defence bar representatives on the ICTY rules of procedure and evidence.
Prior to the ICTY, Mr Scott was an Assistant United States Attorney and Chief of the Complex Prosecutions Section in the prosecution office, focusing primarily on complex white-collar and financial crimes.
Mr. Scott has also taught international law, constitutional law and the U.S. judicial system at U.S. universities, and serves as a consultant on various projects involving international human rights, international humanitarian law and international criminal law.
He graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado-Boulder.