The defense lawyers of the widow of the captain, who at the last hearing had left the court, attended on the third day of the hearing and had read a document that was signed by the 39-year old Dimitra Voulgaris and called for the exclusion of the Chair.
In their request they claim for exemption because there was skepticism about the impartiality of the president. The accused widow one day ago, when asked by the President if she feels that a fair trial is conducted, responded positively.
Shortly after noon, the President submitted a request to refrain from the continuation of the hearing for decency reasons as she stressed, after the continuous attacks of the defense lawyers to her face.
The hearing was interrupted after the arrival of another judge who is examine the request.
For their part, the lawyers of the civil action, have filed a request to the office to put two observers from the Attorney Associations of Athens and Nafplion to attend the trial until the end of it. Their reason foot forced to take this action, it is according to their statements the behavior of defense lawyers who offends the Court, the witnesses and all the lawyers.
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