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

Madam President, with respect, counsel is entitled to put propositions to the witness on cross-examination going to the witness's credibility, but, when it gets to the degree which, in my submission, it has now reached, where counsel is essentially alleging that the witness rehearses his evidence, there has to be more of a factual basis for the allegation. If, for example, WVS had notified the Court that they have found a witness with notes or something to that effect, that might provide more of a factual basis for this type of questioning of the witness.

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