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

Mr Nmehielle, one last question: Under Rule 45(E) of the Special Court rules, this is a provision that deals with a situation where counsel has withdrawn, Defence counsel has withdrawn, from the case. The last sentence of that rule says:

"In the event of such withdrawal, the Principal Defender shall assign another Counsel, who may be a member of the Defence Office, to the indigent accused."

Now, already, the part which deals with "another Counsel" seems problematic. But I'm just wondering what about the other leg or other arm of this rule, which says "who may be a member of the Defence Office"?

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