Mesut Yilmaz arrived at 9.50 am in the hall where the hearing will be held. ANAP members there to observe the hearing stood up whenYilmaz entered the hall. Yilmaz and his attorneys-at-law, Ugur Alacakaptan and Aydin Metin were the first to take their place at the hearing, followed by Gunes Taner and his attorneys-at-law, Omer Lutfu Avsar.
The Supreme Court team, which is trying a former prime minister for the first time, is constituted by Chairman Mustafa Bumin, Deputy Chairman Hasim Kilic, Members Sacit Adali, Fulya Kantarcioglu, Tulay Tugcu, Fazil Saglam, Serdar Ozguldur, Ahmet Akyalcin, Mustafa Yildirim, Mehmet Erten and Necmi Ozler.
The High Appeals Court Head Public Prosecutor Nuri Ok, High Appeals Court Deputy Head Public Prosecutor Abdurrahman Yalcinkaya and High Appeals Court Public Prosecutor Cetin Aslan are at the prosecution position.