Author: David

A Birthday to Remember

June 1, 1974 Robert Eric Wone was born. Forty years ago, Robert Eric Wone was born in Brooklyn, New York, the first of two sons in his fourth generation Chinese American family. For most, a 40th birthday is a significant milestone. …

Six years and counting

Six years ago today Robert Wone finished up a busy day as General Counsel at Radio Free Asia, a new position he had just started a few weeks earlier.  He then headed to a continuing legal education class before making his way back to work to…

Leggy Investigator

A Defense Version Of What Happened With news on the Robert Wone case trickling to a standstill after the civil judgement, we thought this would be a good time to report something we heard. It seems that a certain investigator for…

Is The 5th On Rankin’s Mind?

At Least The Date Is… When Judge Rankin set the date for the next status hearing he noted that “Cinco De Mayo” was available.  Somehow we don’t think that he was intending to celebrate the Spanish holiday that commemorates the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory…

Oldies but Goodies?

New Defense Witnesses  Raise Some Eyebrows The defendants offered their witness list, and not surprising, several of the expert witnesses who made star turns during the criminal trial last year are returning.  Moreover, the expert witness list notes how the defendants hope…

A Quash Down

DC Attorney General answers defendants call for MPD records…and calls them cheap Early in the new year, Joe Price et al served the MPD with a subpoena requesting all the documents in their possession relating to their investigation into the murder of Robert…

Waid-ing for the End

Defense Requests Deposition from Lead Detective Bryan Waid Do you remember Bryan Waid? The Defense certainly hasn’t forgotten him. In the MPD interrogation videos, otherwise known as the  Anacostia Dialogues, MPD Detective Bryan Waid was the most sympathetic of the questioners on the morning…

Where’s Ward-o?

Could A Black-Out Spell Out Dylan Ward’s Where Abouts? During the 2004 Presidential Campaign, CBS News ran a story critical of President George W. Bush’s service in the Air National Guard. Right-leaning political bloggers immediately raised questions about the authenticity…

La Davina

Was there a Cult of Callas on Swann Street? With the weather dipping into arctic freezing terrority this winter, it also seems that information about the Robert Wone case is moving at a glacial pace.  While we wait for movement, we thought…