PROSECUTOR v SAM HINGA NORMAN & ORS - CONSEQUENTIAL ORDER ON THE ROLE OF COURT APPOINTED COUNSEL (SCSL-04-14-PT ) [2004] SCSL 181 (01 October 2004);


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THE TRIAL CHAMBER


Before:
Hon. Judge Benjamin Mutanga Itoe, Presiding Judge
Hon. Judge Bankole Thompson
Hon. Judge Pierre Boutet
Registrar:
Robin Vincent
Date:
1st October, 2004
PROSECUTOR
Against
SAM HINGA NORMAN
MOININA FOFANA
ALLIEU KONDEWA
(Case No.SCSL-04-14-T)

CONSEQUENTIAL ORDER TO DECISION ON PROSECUTION REQUEST FOR LEAVE TO CALL ADDITIONAL EXPERT WITNESS


Office of the Prosecutor:

Court-Appointed Counsel for Sam Hinga
Luc Côté
James Johnson

Norman:
Dr Bu-Buakei Jabbi
John Wesley Hall, Jr.
Tim Owen, Q.C.
Quincy Whitaker

Court-Appointed Counsel for Moinina Fofana:


Michiel Pestman
Arrow Bockarie
Victor Koppe


Defence Counsel for Allieu Kondewa:
Charles Margai
Yadda Williams
Ansau Lansana

THE TRIAL CHAMBER (“Trial Chamber”) of the Special Court for Sierra Leone (“Special Court”), composed of Hon. Judge Benjamin Mutanga Itoe, Presiding Judge, Hon. Judge Bankole Thompson, and Hon. Judge Pierre Boutet;

NOTING its Decision on Prosecution Request for Leave to Call Additional Expert Witness Dr. William Haglund of the 30th of September, 2004;

NOTING the Prosecution’s submission of the Expert Report of Dr. William Haglund on the 14th of July, 2004;

NOTING the Fofana Conditional Notice to the Trial Chamber Pursuant to Rule 94bis(B) filed by Counsel for Moinina Fofana on the 26th of July, 2004;

NOTING the Notice conditionally Indicating Wish to Cross-Examine Expert Witness filed by Standby Counsel for Sam Hinga Norman on the 26th of July, 2004;

NOTING the Notice Conditionally Indicating Intention to Cross Examine Expert Witness, filed by Counsel for Allieu Kondewa on the 28th of July, 2004;

MINDFUL of Rule 94bis of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence (“Rules”);

HEREBY:

ACCEPTS the Expert Report of Dr. William Haglund as filed in accordance with Rule 94bis(A) of the Rules; and

ORDERS the Defence for the three Accused to file on or before the 15th of October, 2004

  1. A notice to the Trial Chamber indicating whether it accepts the expert report, or whether it wishes to cross examine the expert witness;
  2. Submissions concerning the Admissibility of the said Report.

Done in Freetown, Sierra Leone, this 1st day of October, 2004


Hon. Judge Pierre Boutet

Hon. Judge Benjamin Mutanga Itoe
Presiding Judge,
Trial Chamber

Hon. Judge Bankole Thompson

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