Tag: Dylan Ward

Leatherheads

Why introducing the BDSM aspect is probative One of the thresholds the judge must determine is whether the value of evidence is more probative than prejudicial when deciding what evidence makes it to trial.  If it is deemed probative, then it…

"…Win, Lose, or Draw…"

The Defense Pushes Hard and the Court Pushes Back. The day’s legal action began long before Judge Frederick Weisberg gaveled in the status hearing at 2:01pm.   The defense this week has filed a range of motions – one to have…

Countdown

Lurkers are People Too We received an interesting email last week from a longtime reader who works in the legal profession.  How’s that for vague? Best described as a lurker, Hoya Loya found us by way of Above the Law…

The Kitchen Debate

The Smallest Part of the Defendant’s Story May Have Big Problems. Gazing into the confined black box that is 1509 Swann on August 2nd, 2006, there’s no detail too mundane that doesn’t deserve a second look.  We don’t presume guilt…

Skimpy Briefs

Pink Paper Ponders Paralytics Two weeks after the September 11 status hearing in the Robert Wone case, DC’s flagship gay paper, The Washington Blade offers a summary on the day. The piece by longtime Blade scribe Lou Chibbaro was filed on…

Happy Birthday Culuket

  Video Greetings For One Super Special Guy  (Updated: Gifts Galore!) We pride ourselves on having learned good manners from our mothers, so we are here today to extend hearty birthday wishes. And besides, birthdays are such a great excuse to…

The Sunday Funnies

 The Pen is Mightier than the Knife As other newsrooms wrestle with budgets and staff cuts, we’re hiring.  The Real  Estate  desk had a busy spring;  just this week our Fashion Editor filed his first story and we plan to launch…

Trick or Treat

Finding Meaning In The House of the Tiger Aunt Eds Note: This post comes to us from longtime WMRW.com observer and commentor “Clio.”  We hope in the coming months to offer others the chance to share their thoughts and expertise…

Mouthpieces

A Friend is Slain in Your Home?  STFU One of the more unsettling aspects of the then-suspects’, now defendants’ puzzling behavior following Robert’s murder was their complete silence on both their friend’s death and their own innocence. None of the…

Without a Net

“What’s the Story with Dylan?” We’ve seen the evolution of the Swann Street defendants’ legal representation; Price and Zaborsky first reaching out to friend Kathleen Voelker, and Ward’s immediate retaining of David Schertler.  MetroWeekly‘s Bob Roehr saw the looming challenges:…