Author: Doug

Day 5: Updates

5:00pm Adjournment The first half hour of Joe Price’s videotaped interrogation was played in court this afternoon.  Seeing it is far different than reading it on the printed page. The trial reconvenes at 9:00am tomorrow.  A full recap of today…

Day 3: Wrap

The Pace Picks Up Six things we learned today: 1: Needle Marks.  EMT Jeff Baker made the point repeatedly that the needle puncture marks found in the autopsy were not from any efforts to resuscitate Robert either at 1509 Swann…

Day 1: Wrap

Opening Statements, and Katherine Wone Takes the Stand So what was learned today? Defense Pushback on Knife.  In their opening statements, all three defense counsels Bernie Grimm, David Schertler and Thomas Connolly addressed the question of the knife, with Schertler…

Day 1: Updates

Motion to Supress Denied –  Opening Statements Update @ break – 3:25pm Price counsel Bernie Grimm and Ward counsel David Schertler delivered strong opening statements.  A 15 minute break followed. Grimm began, “The government’s theory is unequivical, absolutely not supported…

The Autopsy

Dr. Goslinoski’s Report – And an Opposing View It all really started here nearly four years ago, with a murder. Then an autopsy was performed to help solve that murder. And here we are now, 72 hours from the start of…

FLASH: BENCHED

Defendants Waive Right to Jury Trial  – Update: Wednesday, 5:38pm It was a thin courtroom that gathered at 3:45pm this afternoon.  No family, no friends; just attorneys and media. Ward counsel David Schertler rose with the defendant’s request to waive their…

Speak Truth

Voir Dire and Seating the “Ideal” Jury Wednesday begins the process of voir dire – roughly meaning ‘speak true’ – in which Judge Lynn Leibovitz and both legal teams will sort through the pool of seventy potentials to seat a…

Pre-trial Coverage – Day 1 Wrap

Plus – A Surprise Witness Tuesday The afternoon picked up with continuation of Detective Waid’s testimony on cross by Price defense counsel Bernie Grimm.  Argument proceeded from this morning, with defense trying to establish length of time the defendants were…

Still At The Threshold

Fuzzy Legal Arguments, and Questions To Be Resolved The afternoon’s portion of the status hearing began at 2:15, in an ever-so-slightly cooler courtroom. Hopes ran to more accomplishments like what was seen in the morning.  Hopes largely dashed…or at least…

At The Threshold

A Clearer Picture of What Will Make It To Trial We’re filing at the 1pm lunch break during today’s status hearing.   It’s a day of all business. You know the trial is nearing as the number of attorneys present multiplies;…