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Eichmann to Be Given List of Possible Defense Attorneys

The Sixth Bureau of the Israel police, which is assembling data for the trial of Nazi Adolf Eichmann, will submit to him next week a list of attorneys who have indicated their willingness to serve as defense counsel in his forthcoming trial in Jerusalem, it was disclosed today.

All of the candidates for the defense assignment live abroad. Most of them are from West Germany and Austria but, in addition, lawyers in several other European countries have expressed readiness to act as Eichmann’s defense counsel. Eichmann will be permitted to choose as he wishes with one exception: Israel officials have indicated that no attorney with a Nazi past will be admitted to Israel.

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