ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS OF JUNE 2, 2022 CASE OF DIAL AND DOTTIN v. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO HAVING SEEN: 1. The application submitted by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Commission” or “the Commission”) to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the Court”) on June 23, 2021; the brief containing pleadings, motions, and evidence (hereinafter “the representatives’ brief”) submitted by the representatives of the alleged victims (hereinafter “the representatives”) on December 20, 2021, and the communication of March 31, 2022, by which the Registrar noted that the deadline set for the State of Trinidad and Tobago to respond to the submission of the case and to the Brief of Pleadings, Motions and Evidence expired on March 14, 2022, but that the State had not submitted its response. 2. The Registrar’s note of March 29, 2022, on instruction from the President, granted the request by the alleged victims' representatives for access to the Court's Victims' Legal Assistance Fund. 3. The final lists of proposed declarants submitted by the Inter-American Commission and the representatives on April 8, 2022 and the Representatives’ brief of April 25, 2022 in which they indicated that they supported the Commission’s request to transfer the expert opinion given by Desmond Allum in the Case of Hilaire, Constantine and Benjamin et al. v. Trinidad and Tobago. 4. The Commission's brief of April 29, 2022, indicating that it had “no comments” to make on the representatives’ final list of declarants. CONSIDERING: 1. The procedure for admitting and taking evidence is governed by Articles 35(1)(f), 40(2)(c), 41(1)(c), 46, 47, 48, 50, 52(3), 57 and 58 of the Court’s Rules of Procedure (hereinafter “Rules of Procedure”). 2. The Commission requested that the expert opinion rendered by Desmond Allum in the Case of Hilaire, Constantine and Benjamin et al. v. Trinidad and Tobago, be transferred to the instant case, and the representatives requested that the Court admit the statements of the alleged victims Kelvin Dial and Andrew Dottin, as well as the expert testimony of Douglas Mendes QC. 3. The Inter-American Commission, the representatives, and the State were given the right of defense regarding the evidentiary proposals made by each of the parties at different stages of the procedure. Neither the Commission, nor the parties offered any objections to the proposals submitted.

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