Tag: Victor Zaborsky

Dismissive

Government Beats Back Motion to Dismiss In the latest motion filed in the Wone case, the government responded in opposition to the defense’s joint motion to dismiss counts one (conspiracy to obstruct justice) and two (obstruction of justice) of the…

Is Weisberg OUT?

Pretty Vacant  So, we were pulling our January schedules together the other day, and we wanted to make sure the January 15th status hearing was still on. Guess what we noticed? According to the court calendar, the January 15th status hearing…

Game On — On Our Schedule

Defense Acting Alone Dictates Scheduling Order After doing their best to delay the game, and realizing that the game day is on the books, the defense is now trying to dictate the upcoming schedule for the trial preparations.  And they are doing it unilaterally. In…

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…

Hail To The Victor

Is One of the Three Swann Housemates Getting a Free Ride? There’s a saying in Washington: “The conventional wisdom is always wrong.” OK, fine for politics.  But does it have a broader relevance?  We wonder. A conventional wisdom has developed,…

Blood Sport

Durham’s statement sheds new light on blood found in Robert’s duodenum Diane Durham’s statement that the defendants found Robert on the first floor, and Gary Reals’ reporting that the body may have been moved twice, together make a compelling reason…

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…

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:…

Lawyering Up

Joe & Victor hire a friend; Dylan goes from zero to 60 in seconds For more than two years after the murder of Robert Wone, not a single charge was filed in the case.  Many believe one of the reasons was…