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Over But Not Out

Secrets Are Rarely Secret for Long We knew this day would come.  Whatever the form, we four editors, the close contributors, the many commentors and the legions of the just-plain curious – we all knew that eventually there would be something that felt…

Closing Arguments

Long, Strange Trip We’re going to take the next few days to share a few thoughts about the last two and a half years. Word of the final settlement came six weeks after we first broke the news that a deal was in the works.…

Settlement

Robert Wone’s widow settles civil suit in husband’s killing By Keith L. Alexander, Washington Post The wife of slain Washington attorney Robert Wone on Wednesday settled a $20 million wrongful death lawsuit against the three roommates who shared the Dupont…

Punt

Monday’s motions hearing has been pushed back until Thursday, August 4. This is the first bit of news that’s been added to the Court docket since the end of May. Lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer? As if. 07/29/2011 Event…

August: DuPont Circle

 The Long, Hot Summer There’s been zero movement or any new filings made to the Wone docket on the Superior Court public database since May 25.  A few deadlines have passed since then: June 1 – all discovery was to…

Cleveland Rocks

The Cat is Back Thanks again to everyone’s favorite Cat (from Cleveland) – a longtime and trusted attorney voice here, she sends us this: “I have no knowledge of anything having to do with this case that is not in…

Party Games

Penguins Are People Too While we wait for more news, if any, on the possible settlement, we’ll kick off another post with a question posed by everyone’s favorite cat (or penguin), Cat from Cleveland.  She may not sparkle, but ever since joining us…

Say It Ain’t So Joe, Pt. II

Today marks exactly four months until the (scheduled) start of the October wrongful death trial.  That flurry of motions and filings we’d expected have yet to materialize, but the coming months should see the kickoff of a nasty battle over…

Say It Ain’t So Joe

The Op-Ed Pages Once again, taking to these pages with a guest post is longtime reader (maybe the very first), Bea.  She was one of the early trackers in this case when the only outpost was at datalounge. Few outside…