The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia. More…

Thank you, Mr President. Mr President, this morning we received your decision on the legal standards governing the use and admission of documents during cross-examination and under that decision there is a duty imposed on the Prosecution to disclose documents in category 2, probative of guilt, to disclose such documents forthwith. We do need time to determine which documents we would intend to use in such a way so that we could comply with your directive in this regard and provide the Defence with the most disclosure, the earliest disclosure possible.

In light of that, Mr President, we would ask that we be allowed to spend today engaged in that exercise and also in the disclosure of these documents and so we would ask that we adjourn for the day, noting of course that we did come to court prepared to go forward but without the use of documents.

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