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

Mr Nmehielle, I don't quite agree. We've had a number of submissions, written submissions, from the Office of the Registrar, from your own office, from the Prosecutor, since we last met on June 4th, and the Registrar has clearly indicated what his limitations are financially and you simply have to fit in with these limitations. He's given figures in his submissions as to how far or how much he's willing to spend on Defence -- a Defence team. Therefore, it would appear to me that really the logical thing for you, as the Principal Defender, running a legal aid scheme, is to say to yourself, I'm going to cut my coat according to the cloth that I have.

Keyboard shortcuts

j previous speech k next speech