Month: February 2010

Consenting Adults?

This Space For Rent Longtime reader and always smart contributor Hoya Loya weighs in again.  In a guest commentary he tackles the perennially thorny subject of whether there was anything consensual going on at Swann Street on August 2, 2006. We love…

Tool Time

Government Turns Over Discovery Information Last week, the government laid out their blueprint for the prosecution of this case. Now, in the most recent filing, AUSA Glenn Kirschner opened up his toolbox to reveal just how he will accomplish his task. What…

NSFW

Not Safe For Wone Last week’s filing of the Government’s Notice of Uncharged Conduct I generated a fair amount of light and heat in the Robert Wone case.  The ‘light’ column features highlights of the government’s position – that the…

Black And Blueprint

Uncharged Conduct, and Michael Price Uncharged…Yet Hewing to Judge Lynn Leibovitz’  scheduling order, the prosecution has met their first deadline.  The government’s filing of “Uncharged Conduct I” was due on February 5th and was made public Tuesday, Feb. 16th… just…

Kitchen Nightmares

What’s Cooking with Chef Ward?   << Updated>> The first whiff we get that the Swann Street housemates were less than gracious hosts is in the affidavit.  According to their statements, they spent from 1030pm – 1100pm talking in the kitchen…

Double Edged Sword

The Missing Knife – that says it all, or does it? The knife used to murder Robert Wone is one of the most perplexing pieces of physical evidence in a most bewildering case. The prosecution claims the knife found on the…

Snow Job

Digging out in McLean The federal government is shut down again today, Capital Area citizens are still digging out from the two feet of snow.  And yet another storm is forecast for Tuesday.  We’re all suffering from cabin fever. The…

As Seen On TV

The January 15 Status Hearing DC Superior Court’s steam-powered rule that prohibits TV coverage of hearings has long vexed both seasoned journalists and cub reporters alike. Not dissuaded, and taking a cue from the rascals who are reenacting the Prop 8…