Tag: Dr. Henry Lee

Day 19: Wrap

Summer Heat, German Knives and Ninja Turtle Sandboxes The trial began today promptly, as is Judge Leibovitz habit, at 9:45am with defense attorney Bernie Grimm advising the court that setting up a video Skype call for one of the defense…

Day 19: Updates

5:00pm Update: Adjournment   Defendant Dylan Ward’s mother, Diane, took the stand this afternoon and said the missing knife from her son’s cutlery set never was in DC and was in Tacoma all the time.  Nervous and weeping on the…

X-Ray Specs

Dr. Henry Lee Has A Vision The involvement and expected testimony of celebrity forensics expert Dr. Henry Lee has long been a topic of discussion here.  First word of his work on behalf of the defendants surfaced at last November’s status…

Metaphysics and Truth

Housekeeping…and Keeping on Track for May 10 It was a full courtroom, and relatively upbeat defendants, that greeted Judge Lynn Leibovitz as she gaveled in Friday’s status hearing at 3pm sharp.   On the agenda?  “Housekeeping and setting dates…” said the…

Blood Simple

Defense Rips The Bark Off Kirschner’s Experts What evidence don’t these guys want spiked?  Wow. Just into the DC Superior Court Clerk’s office (don’t all the posts these days seem to start that  way?) is the latest defense motion:  Defendants’ Joint Motion In…

There Will Be Blood

…Except At Swann Street. Evidence is everything at trial.  Cases rise and fall on available evidence, regardless of true justice.  Most often, it’s the presence of evidence (DNA, ballistics, a bloody glove, etc.) that determines the prosecution’s path and the…

Lab Bench, Back Bench

Hey, Hey DNA!   What Can You Do For Us Next May? There’s quite a bit to pick through after last week’s motions and status hearing. Start with the headline from Friday’s status hearing, “Win, Lose or Draw.”   Just what did Bernie Grimm…