December 14, 2006

Weighing the Evidence

Lessons from the Slobodan Milosevic Trial

Executive Summary
Introduction
Background
Court Proceedings
Evidence
Financial Assistance..
Material Support
Arming of Bosnian and Croatian Serbs

JNA support

Serbian Ministry of Defense

Serbian Ministry of the Interior

Association of Serbs and Emigrants of Serbia

1992 formation of the SVK and VRS
Continuing supply of ammunition and other military materials
Personnel
Transfer of JNA staff
Continuing Yugoslav army links to Serb forces in Bosnia: The 30th and 40th Personnel Centers
Salaries and Benefits
Promotions
Reservists
Trial Procedure
Scope of the Indictments
Duration and scope of the case..

Joinder

Counts /Crime scenes

Conduct of Proceedings
Start of trial
Duration of the case..

Time controls

Written testimony

Management of proceedings with a pro se defendant
Self-Representation..
Use of amici curiae..
Lessons Learned
Acknowledgements