The old rude arrangements of the middle ages had provided by frequent depositions that an inefficient sovereign should cease to rule, and those arrangements had been imitated in the cases of Charles I.
Moreover, Hincmar would not have cited the forged letters of the popes in 852; above all, this theory would not explain the chief preoccupation of the forger, which is to protect bishops against unjust judgments and depositions.
Of those, magnetron sputter depositions offer most potential.
As yet, there is no date scheduled to hear the case, though a list of expert witnesses must be submitted to the court by May 16, 2007, and all depositions are due into the court by July 13, 2007.
In the end Theodosius decided to confirm the depositions which had been pronounced on both sides, and Cyril and Memnon as well as Nestorius were by his orders laid under arrest.