Prosecutions’ final reports
The prosecutions presented their final reports on 4 June 2019 during session 50 of the trial.
The Prosecutor’s Office had a total of 4 hours and each Prosecutor took care of a specific issue in relation to the crimes the defendants were being accused of: rebellion (article 472 of the Criminal Code) and embezzlement of public funds (article 432 of the Criminal Code). They all stated that the events that took place in Catalonia in the fall of 2017 constituted a coup d’etat during which violence was used.
The Solicitor General of the State had 1.5 hours to present their final report arguing the accusation of the crime of sedition (article 544 of the Criminal Code) and the crime of embezzlement (article 432 of the Criminal Code).
The People’s Prosecution used 42 minutes and agreed to what the Prosecutor’s Office had stated in relation to the crime of rebellion and presented their accusation for the crime of criminal organisation of article 570 bis of the Criminal Code.
Conclusions and reports
Defendants final reports
The defendants presented their final reports during the sessions on 11 and 12 June 2019, during which all of the lawyers requested the acquittal of their clients. Each defendant was limited to 1 hour.
During the session on 11 June 2019 the legal representatives of the following defendants presented their final reports: Oriol Junqueras, Raül Romeva, Joaquim Forn, Meritxell Borràs, Jordi Sánchez, Josep Rull, Jordi Turull and Carles Mundó.
The last session of the trial, on 12 June 2019, started with the final reports of the legal representatives of the following defendants: Jordi Cuixart, Carme Forcadell, Meritxell Borràs, Dolors Bassa and Santiago Vila.
The session on 12 June finished with the final statements of the defendants. Then the President of the Chamber declared the end of the trial awaiting judgement.