International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, issued September 2, 2004. Read the full decision by the Deputy Registrar. Excerpt:
CONSIDERING the Trial Chamber's oral Order of 2 September 2004, by which "[p]ursuant to the Chamber's decision to assign counsel, the Registrar is instructed to appoint counsel for the accused" and "should endeavour in the first instance to secure the appointment of Mr. Kay and Ms. Higgins";
NOTING that Mr. Steven Kay, QC, attorney at the Bar of England and Wales, was designated Amicus Curiae by the Registry to the present case on 30 October 2001;
NOTING that Ms. Gillian Higgins, attorney at the Bar of England and Wales, was appointed as Amicus Curiae by the Trial Chamber proprio motu in its "Order on Amici Curiae Request Concerning the Manner of their Future Engagement and Procedural Directions Under Rule 98bis" of 27 June 2003;
DECIDES to assign Mr. Steven Kay as lead counsel for the accused and Ms. Gillian Higgins as co-counsel for the accused effective as of the date of this decision.
Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.