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October 02, 2008

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DCLawyer

It's hard to tell from the facts before us what should be done.

The key question to my mind is whether Stevens' defense will be compromised.

Assuming that they're allowed a sufficient delay to follow up, other than simply to punish the government what's the rationale for dismissal?

http://thepeoplesbusiness.blogspot.com/

nazcalito

odd how the judge and the defense counsel have the same last name.

Dynahog

Rules are Rules

Suppression of evidence is prosecutorial abuse, especially from what I hear that this evidence contradicts what the Star Witness for the Prosecution has already said under oath.

Me thinks MISTRIAL has to be the decision. I mean even a low level prosecutor of dog-napping cases would see the Star Witness lied under oath, and that shreds their case.

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