still working on that weird fic of mine...
does one of you have any good source for the processes and times involved in lawsuits at the time of the 1830s revolution? I've been nosing around for a while now, and all I find is snippets. From what I gathered I think that
- usually trials followed the accusation pretty quickly (a few days, typically)
- defense attourneys were allowed, but it was the accused's responsibility to find one and bring him up to speed, to pay him, etc
- both sides could call and question witnesses (not sure if something like cross-witnessing was allowed?) but it was the accused's responsibility to inform "his" witnesses about the trial, which could be set on short notice.
I am not sure on the source of all this stuff... it was more of a nosing around in various places and catching a feel of it...
can anyone of you confirm or contradict or give me some additional trivia?
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