Expert evidence took place during two sessions of the trial, on 22 and 23 May 2019.
A total of 17 people took part, including officials from the Ministry of Treasury to determine the public funds used for the organization, preparation, logistics, financing and execution of the referendum, or technicians to assess the possible value of the use of the buildings where the referendum was held.
22 May 2019
María del Carmen Tejera Official of the Ministry of Treasury
Sara Izquierdo Official of the Ministry of Treasury
Teresa Cecilia Hernández Official of the Ministry of Treasury
Mercedes Vega General Financial Controller of the State
John Paul Lederach Sociologist and university professor
Jesus Castañar Sociologist and university professor
23 May 2019
Carlos Javier Irisarri Technician at Segipsa
José Manuel Cámara Technician at Ibertasa
Jordi Duatis Membre of the Agrupació d’Arquitectes Experts Pericials i Forenses de Catalunya
Joan Güell Membre of the Agrupació d’Arquitectes Experts Pericials i Forenses de Catalunya
Guardia Civil agent with TIP TIP S51761E Translator of an interview of Joaquim Forn by Vilaweb
Sergeant of Guardia Civil with TIP R92560Q Author of the report on documents intervened at Mr. Jové’s office
Xavier Crusi Director of the Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Service at Hospital Sant Pau in Barcelona
Ferran Caballero Head of clinical emergency at Hospital Sant Pau in Barcelona
Gemma Rigau Specialist in Catalan and Hispanic Philology
José Navarro Specialist in Information Technology and Mass Data Processing
Rubén Pujol Specialist in Information Technology and Mass Data Processing
The documentary evidence was practiced during three full sessions of the trial, specifically on 27, 28 and 29 May. The highlight of this phase was the viewing of videos, many of which had not been allowed by the President of the Court during the witness evidence phase despite repeated protests from the defences.
Watch the sessions of 27, 28 and 29 May relating to documentary evidence: