Instructions for Preparation of Individual Summations
Memorandum to the legal staff preparing summations against individual defendants. Keenan informs the legal staff that, in light of the ruling by the Tribunal that prosecution must "proceed first with its final argument, in order to meet the translation and processing problems," the summations must be completed long before the rebuttal is completed. Therefore, the legal staff should submit three copies of their completed summations after their defendants have completed their defense, including all evidence approved by the Rebuttal Committee, to Mr. Horwitz. States that the exact form to be followed for the processing of the individual summations has been given to Miss Braun for the stenographers to follow. Keenan also states that "the prosecution is not pressing the conspiracy charges in counts Nos. 44 and 53. They should therefore be ignored in the preparation of the summations." Finally, Keenan discusses numerous points regarding the instructions on the preparation of the argument as laid out by Col. Fixel and the general rules to be followed regarding the liability of each defendant.