Start of first trial
Appearing as defense counsel:
a.) Attorney Klein for the accused Hans and Sophia Scholl
b.) Attorney Dr. Ferdinand Seidl for the accused Probst.
Both Attorney Klein and Attorney Seidl were required to defend the accused by order of the court.
The trial began with the calling of witness
es and of expert witnesses.
The following person
Jakob Schmied, Maintenance Man
es and expert witnesses were was made aware of the nature of the examination and the accused persons, admonished to make a true statement, as well as advised regarding the meaning of the oath and the legal consequences of perjury.
The accused made statements regarding their persons.