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

Mr Griffiths, we've discussed this. Frankly we don't see anything terribly harmful in it, but we would prefer that you don't do it because the situation could get out of hand. For instance if you are allowed to hold up signs to the public gallery, because obviously you believe your client is innocent, we couldn't stop the Prosecution from holding up similar signs to the opposite effect and it could get out of hand. That is why we say to you we would prefer you didn't deliberately hold it up, but of course we are well aware that it is on the front of your folder.

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