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Erdemovic case: new composition of the Appeals Chamber
In an Order dated 6 January 1997, the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Judge Antonio CASSESE, has assigned Judge Gabrielle Kirk McDONALD to the Appeals Chamber "for the purposes only of the appeal" filed by Drazen ERDEMOVIC against his sentence.
Judge McDONALD will replace Judge Jules DESCHENES, who was initially assigned (see Press Release 144) but who is temporarily indisposed.
The Appeals Chamber in the case Erdemovic will then be composed as follows: Judge Antonio CASSESE (Presiding), Judge Haopei LI, Judge Sir Ninian STEPHEN, Judge Gabrielle Kirk McDONALD and Judge Lal Chand VOHRAH.
No hearing date has been set yet.
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