Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Pesky defense counsel in Nigeria

The inability of the Court Martial in Lagos to fast-track the court process was the issue of delay tactics employed by lawyers of the accused.

Most of the senior officers being tried were said to have hired the services of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) to defend them and their insistence that every substance relating to each case must be t[h]rashed out has made it cumbersome.

From this news account of the transfer of a Nigerian court-martial with 31 accuseds
from one trial site to another

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