Author: Craig

Elegant Living, Savage Death

1509 Swann Street: Back on the Market Over the past two and a half years, we’ve trawled real estate sites to get pictures of the interior of 1509 Swann Street.  We studied the cutaway scale model of the dwelling that was…

The Password Is…

Tuesday’s Motions Hearing It was hard to get a grasp on Judge Michael Rankin’s style today.  He started the hearing fifteen minutes late and played the Absent Minded Professor Jurist (AMJ) with us.  After taking his seat on the bench…

Motions Hearing Update

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…

Refresher Course

Pre-Gaming Today’s Motions Hearing At Tuesday’s 2:00pm motions hearing, Judge Michael Rankin will more than likely hear arguments on one of the most pressing issues that has hung over the civil trial’s discovery process – the plaintiff’s repeated attempts to…

The Gang’s All Here

Breaking News Mark your calendars. We’re going back to Moultrie, Moultrie, Moultrie… Event Scheduled Event Scheduled Event: Motion Hearing Date: 04/19/2011 Time: 2:00 pm Judge: RANKIN, MICHAEL L   Location: Courtroom 517

Our Lips Are Sealed

Defense Sticks to their 5th Amendment Claims In response to repeated Plaintiff motions to get the three Swann Street defendants to answer deposition and interrogatory questions, the defense filed their Joint Opposition to Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel Answers to Requests for…

Taxi Driver

A Depo Witness is in Florida.  A Defendant is in DC? It appears that it’s not just the Defendants who want to keep mum during depositions in the Wone civil trial.  The DC Attorney General’s Office wants to hem in the…

Stonewall Uprising

Plaintiffs Continue to Work for Answers This may be the first occasion in this case in which we see a filing that uses the word, “irony.”    Entered this week is the Plaintff’s Motion to Compel Answers to Requests for Admission and Interrogatories.  According…

Plante Stand

Leibovitz Said No.  Will Rankin Say Yes? A couple new Plaintiff filings hit the clerk’s office late on Friday afternoon. The first one we’ll look at seems straight-forward enough, a Supplement to Rule 16(b)(2) List of fact Witnesses. Had we…

Quash Out

Defense Responds to MPD Oppo to turn over Records On behalf of the three Swann Street defendants, Price co-counsel Brett Buckwalter and Craig Roswell have finally replied to the DC Attorney General’s opposition to turn over DC MPD records, notes…