Judges for MH17 trial announced

For the hearing of the MH17 case, 4 judges have now been appointed: 3 sitting judges and 1 reserve judge.

A panel in criminal proceedings always consists of 3 judges. A reserve judge has also been appointed in this case. A second reserve judge is still being considered.

In large cases, reserve judges are often used. It is expected that this case will take a longer period of time. A reserve judge can, if necessary, replace a sitting judge, for example in case of illness, so that the case can continue as normal.

Last week judge H. Steenhuis was announced as the presiding judge. 

The other judges are:

26/06/2019 15:30

Source: The Hague district court