In and Out
Boy, were we ever wrong about what was on tap for today’s status hearing.
Sooner or later, probably later, Judge Michael Rankin may get around to hearing arguments and ruling on the stack of 5th Amendment motions that are piling up on his desk, but today he had one item only on his plate, the MPD Motions to Quash police detectives’ testimony, and the defense’s opposition.
We were in and out in 30 minutes and left courtroom 517 without a very clear picture of Rankin’s style. At first blush, we thought him to be a cross between Weisbgerg and Leibovitz. Nah, maybe not the best description.
In any event, a full post on the short hearing comes up tomorrow morning.
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