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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…

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…

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…

If…

What If We’ve Hurt, Not Helped? Of the two questions invariably asked of us over the last two years (the first: ‘Who do you think did it?‘), it was the hardest to answer. ‘What effect do you think you’ve had…

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…

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…

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…