Author: Craig

Spag: Backseat Driver?

Detective Waid’s Deposition The consent motion for former DC Detective Bryan Waid to be deposed in Florida for the Wone civil case, was ordered by Judge Michael Ranking this week. Waid led the early  investigation and was on the scene…

Someone Old, Someone New

Plaintiffs Release their List of Expert Witnesses Both sides are still meeting their Court imposed deadlines as the long march to the October 17 trial date continues. Hitting the DC Superior Court Clerk’s office last week was the Plaintiff’s Rule 26(B)(4) Statement. These are the…

Non-Answer Answers?

Defendants Provide Answers to Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint On September 29, Covington’s Ben Razi entered a Consent Motion for Leave to Amend Complaint. In lieu of answering many of the specific allegations of the Complaint in these February 24 filings, defendants Price, Ward and Zaborsky once…

Prior Restraint(s)?

Is Razi Ramping Up Evidence on Defendants’ Sexual Histories?  Hitting the Superior Court clerk’s office on the same day as the Defense Preliminary List of Fact Witnesses for the October Robert Wone wrongful death case, was the companion filing from the…

Holder For The Defense

Blowing Smoke? On February 14, opposing counsel in the Wone civil case exchanged Valentines.  Well, not really, let’s call them salvos.  Meeting the designated Court deadline to exchange Lists of Fact Witness, both sides filed their paper on Monday.  Today…

Compelling Arguments

Spagnoletti Responds to Razi on 5th Amendment Two weeks ago, the Plaintiffs filed their Motion to Compel Deposition Testimony.  Covington was not getting the answers they wanted from defendants Price, Ward and Zaborsky.  In fact, they weren’t getting any answers…

The Decemberists

January Hymn:  The Status Hearing Transcript  The final exhibit attached to the Plaintiff Motion to Compel is the transcript from the December 8 status hearing, the last that Judge Brook Hedge was to preside over before she turned the reins and gavel…

5th Amendment: Round II

What We Have Here, is a Failure to Communicate Wasn’t it just the other day that we remarked how slow the paper chase in the Wone case was going?   There had been no new filings since early December, and little…

Tool Box

Judge Brook Hedge’s Lasting Legacy? Our jobs just got a little bit easier.  In fact, anyone in DC or beyond who wants to track the paper chase of either Superior Court criminal or civil cases, has a better tool to…

HomicideWatch

Life and Death on the DC Streets  UPDATED:  Annys Shin’s WaPo piece on HomicideWatch can be found here. There’s a new murder site on the Interwebs:  A DC specific destination that goes on beyond the simple charge that wmrw has. Whereas…