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

Mr Griffiths, we are of the view that, in view of the explanation given by the Prosecution - obviously a core order of witnesses should be respected. The whole purpose of a core order is to put the other party on notice of how you are going to call your evidence, and in this case it has not been respected.

However, the remedy, in our view, is not to stand over the testimony of Ms Farrow completely. The remedy in this case, if you insist that the Defence is prejudiced, is for her cross-examination to be stood over until a later time, perhaps until after Ms Carol White has testified. This is normally the remedy that we give in the event that a witness has been called earlier than expected, and I hope that this will solve the problem between the parties.

So Ms Farrow will be called in now.

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