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Expert witness Dr. Siegfried Sporer provided evidence on the reliability of witness memory for the defense team of Hassan Oneissi before the Special Tribunal of Lebanon Monday.Defense counsel Natalie von Wistinghausen, representing the interests of Oneissi, led Monday's direct examination.Following the conclusion of the prosecution's case in February, lawyers for Oneissi attempted to acquit their client of his charges. They argued that insufficient evidence had been brought forth by the prosecution. Shortly after, the defense team sought to disqualify President of the Trial Chamber Judge David Re, Judge Janet Nosworthy and Judge Micheline Braidy from the STL altogether.Re, who has consistently pushed to expedite the trial without compromising justice, made note of the delays caused by the Oneissi defense team.
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